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Angels We Have Heard Chords & Tabs

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Angels We Have Heard Chords

   
From: Barrie McCombs 

ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH   Time: 2/4   Tenor: D   Bass: G
- AKA: The Westminster Carol
- Traditional, 1862,  Music: French Carol (Crown of Jesus)


1              57       1
Angels we have heard on high
*               57       1
Sweetly singing o'er the plains
*                 57    1
And the mountains in re-ply
*              57     1 
Echo-ing their joyous strains



CHORUS:
1            57          1           57        1        *  57
Glo-o-o-o-o, oh-o-o-o-o, oh-o-o-o-o, o-ria, in excelsis De-o
1            57          1           57        1        1  57    1
Glo-o-o-o-o, oh-o-o-o-o, oh-o-o-o-o, o-ria, in excelsis De___  - o


1                   57   1
Shepherds, why this jubi-lee
*               57          1
Why your joyous strains pro-long
*                 57      1
What the gladsome tidings be
*                  57       1
Which inspire your heav'nly song

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/misc_christmas/angels_we_have_heard_crd_ver_2.html ]
1              57      1
Come to Bethle-hem and see
*                   57     1
Him whose birth the angels sing
*             57     1
Come adore on bended knee
*                     57       1
Christ, the Lord, the new-born King


1            57     1
See Him in a manger laid
*                  57     1
Whom the choirs of angels praise
*             57        1
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid
*                    57       1
While our hearts, in love, we raise


NOTES:
- Fourth verse rarely sung
SYMBOLS:
- Asterisk (*) =  new measure, play same chord
- Period (.)   =  1/8 note rest at start of a measure
- Underline(_) =  sustain note into next measure

CHORDS (Number System):
- Example:     1    2    3    4    5    6    7
- Key of C:    C    D    E    F    G    A    B
- Detailed description: /pub/guitar/other_stuff/numbering_system.txt

- Submitted by:  Barrie McCombs (bmccombs@acs.ucalgary.ca)



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