We Three Kings
This is an online fiddle lesson for the Christmas carol "We Three Kings."
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Genre: Gospel, Holiday
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Keys of Em and Bm
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Video #1: Here is a video of me playing the Christmas carol "We Three Kings."
"We Three Kings", also known as "We Three Kings of Orient Are" or "The Quest of the Magi", is a Christmas carol that was written by John Henry Hopkins, Jr. in 1857. At the time of composing the carol, Hopkins served as the rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and he wrote the carol for a Christmas pageant in New York City.
We Three Kings We three kings of Orient are Bearing gifts we traverse afar. Field and fountain, moor and mountain, Following yonder star. Refrain: O star of wonder, star of night, Star of royal beauty bright, Westward leading, still proceeding, Guide us to thy perfect light. Born a king on Bethlehem's plain, Gold I bring to crown Him again, King forever, ceasing never Over us all to reign. Refrain Frankincense to offer have I. Incense owns a Deity nigh. Prayer and praising all men raising, Worship Him, God on high. Refrain Myrrh is mine: Its bitter perfume Breaths a life of gathering gloom. Sorrow, sighing, bleeding, dying, Sealed in a stone-cold tomb. Refrain Glorious now behold Him arise, King and God and Sacrifice. Alleluia, alleluia! Earth to heav'n replies. Refrain