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What Child is This? - Abby & Annalie of One Voice and Rise Up Children's Choirs #LightTheWo

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Published on 07 Jan 2020 / In Music

Please enjoy this traditional carol sung by Abby and Annalie Johnson. We hope our music lifts your heart and helps you remember the true meaning of Christmas! #LightTheWorld

We finally have arranged to start selling our music! Please support us if you can. This song is available for purchase at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/abbyjohnson5

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This duet arrangement of "What Child is This?" is by Sally Deford, defordmusic.com. Used by her generous permission.

Video produced and directed by Mary Lynn Johnson, our mom, with support from our dad, David Johnson.

Music recorded, mixed and mastered by Becky Willard, voxfoxstudios.com.

Cinematography and editing by Luke Yates,
https://www.youtube.com/channe....l/UCIlgXPCyt9I9qioBO


Special thanks to:

Eli, Rachel, and Beau Blair for portraying the Holy Family in such a tender way.

A Babe is Born Live Nativity in Lehi, Utah, for allowing us to film on their impressive set. If you live in Utah, go and experience what they have created: Bethlehem is at the Lehi rodeo grounds starting December 2! Please visit ababeisborn.org

Christ United Methodist Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, for sharing their beautiful sanctuary and their replica of Michelangelo's Pieta.

The Blake Taylor family for their golden forest.

The friends and neighbors who came to visit our Baby Jesus actor and his parents, demonstrating their faith in the real Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.

"What Child is This?" Traditional Christmas carol with lyrics by William Chatterton Dix; traditional melody, "Greensleeves."

What Child is this, who laid to rest on Mary's lap is sleeping?
Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, while shepherds watch are keeping?
This, this is Christ the King, whom shepherds guard and angels sing.
Haste, haste to bring his laud, the Babe the Son of Mary.

Why lies He in such mean estate, where ox and ass are feeding?
Good Christians fear, for sinner here the silent Word is pleading.
Nails, spear shall pierce Him through, the cross be borne for me, for you.
Hail, Hail the Word made flesh, the Babe the Son of Mary.

So bring Him incense, gold, and myrrh. Come peasant, king, to own Him.
The King of kings salvation brings. Let loving hearts enthrone Him.
Raise, raise the song on high. The Virgin sings her lullaby.
Joy, joy for Christ is born, the Babe, the Son of Mary.

#whatchildisthis #LightTheWorld #christmassong

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