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In the Bleak Midwinter


In the Bleak Midwinter is a beautiful English carol, with words by Christina Rossetti and music by Gustav Holst. Written in 1906, it is a favorite among musicians and audiences in both England and the United States. This arrangement includes a delicately simple verse followed by a second verse lightly colored with cluster chords and suspensions.

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This easy arrangement of this beautiful hymn is perfect for christmas services and candle-light meditations. A great addition to any beginning harpist's holiday repertoire!

Two pages; beginner; no lever changes; key of C major. Chord symbols included. Arranged for full size harp (lowest note second G below middle C, highest note second C above middle C).

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