Sans Day Carol (Now the holly bears a berry)

  • arrangement of the Cornish carol for three-part choir (S A Bar) unaccompanied

  • Duration flexible

Words

traditional

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Text

Now the holly bears a berry as white as the milk,
And Mary bore Jesus, who was wrapped up in silk:
And Mary bore Jesus our Saviour for to be,
And the first tree in the greenwood, it was the holly.

Now the holly bears a berry as green as the grass,
And Mary bore Jesus, who died on the cross:
And Mary...

Now the holly bears a berry as black as the coal,
And Mary bore Jesus, who died for us all:
And Mary...

Now the holly bears a berry, as blood is it red,
And Mary bore Jesus, who rose from the dead:
And Mary...