We Three Kings of Orient Are Lyrics - Alfred Deller & Deller Consort

Release information
Release Date: 1991
length: 3:57
Bearing gifts we traverse afar
Field and fountain, moor and mountain,
Following yonder star:
O star of wonder, star of light,
Star with royal beauty bright,
Westward leading, still proceeding,
Guide us to thy perfect light.

Born a king on Bethlehem plain,
Gold I bring, to crown him again -
King for ever, ceasing never,
Over us all to reign:

Frankincense to offer have I;
Incense owns a Deity nigh:
Prayer and praising, all men raising,
Worship him, God most high:

Myrrh is mine; its bitter perfume
Breathes a life gathering gloom;
Sorrowing, sighing, bleeding, dying,
Sealed in the stone-cold tomb:

Glorious now, behold him arise,
King, and God, and sacrifice!
Heaven sings alleluya,
Alleluya the earth replies:

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CD 1
  • 1 Patapan
  • 2 We Three Kings of Orient Are
  • 3 I Saw Three Ships
  • 4 The Coventry Carol
  • 5 It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
  • 6 Good King Wenceslas
  • 7 Once In Royal David's City
  • 8 Rocking
  • 9 The First Nowell
  • 10 God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  • 11 Wither's Rocking Hymn
  • 12 Silent Night
  • 13 Wassail Song
  • 14 Dormi Jesus
  • 15 Boar's Head Carol
  • 16 Past Three A Clock
  • 17 Lullay My Liking
  • 18 Adam Lay Ybounden
  • 19 Herrick's Carol
  • 20 Angelus ad Virginem
  • 21 The Holly and the Ivy
  • 22 O Little One Sweet
  • 23 Song of the Nuns of Chester
  • 24 Winter Rose
  • 25 In dulci jubilo