Good King Wenceslas
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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carols, English -- Texts.,
  • Christmas music -- Texts.,
  • Carols.,
  • Christmas music.

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About the Edition

An illustrated version of the English Christmas carol about the generous king. Includes one page of music at the back of the book.

Edition Notes

Statementverses by J.M. Neale ; illustrated by Jamichael Henterly.
ContributionsHenterly, Jamichael, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.N315 Go 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination[24] p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2528302M
ISBN 100525444203
LC Control Number88003633
OCLC/WorldCa17506206

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Since "Good King Wenceslas" is one of my most favorite Christmas carols, I happily jumped at the chance to read and review the e-book version of the newly-released short-story and CD combination that incorporates narrative storytelling, quotations from the song, and snippets of medieval history amidst some of the most gorgeous hibernal landscapes I have seen in quite a while/5. Good King Wenceslas, illustrated by John Wallner. The classic Christmas carol, penned by English hymnist John M. Neale in the nineteenth century, and inspired by Wenceslaus I, a tenth-century king, and the patron saint of the Czech Republic, is presented here as a /5. Order the Book. One copy of Good King Wenceslas is £ UK Sterling, and can be ordered securely via PayPal. The book is also available for purchase in the UK through local bookshops. Postage and packaging is £ within the United Kingdom via Royal Mail, and £ Internationally via Air Mail. Good King Wenceslas is a very old carol that dates back to the sixteenth century, or perhaps earlier. The lyrics were written by John Mason Neale, who translated the lyrics for Good Christian Men, Rejoice. There are five sheet music versions of the song for piano here in the key of C, for beginners to more advanced players.

Dec 04,  · Good King Wenceslas may be one of the most popular carols ever written – but the story behind it is bizarre and gruesome. The man we know as ‘Good King Wenceslas’ was actually Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. He was also known as Vaclac the Good, or Svatý Václav in Czech and lived from c to 28 September Jul 01,  · Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen, when the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even. Brightly shone the moon that night, though the frost was cruel, when a poor man came in sight, gathering winter kauainenehcp.com by: 1. Nov 19,  · Music: The Irish Rovers (the best version) Pictures: Selected illustrations from the book by John M. Neale and Tim Ladwig (highly recommended), plus . Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even. Brightly shone the moon that night, though the frost was cruel, When a poor man came in sight, gath’ring winter fuel. “Hither, page, and stand by me, if you know it, telling, Yonder peasant, who is he? Where and what his dwelling?”.

The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'" (Matthew , ) So when you sing the Christmas carol "Good King Wenceslas," understand the example that the old saint sets for us - and do likewise this Christmas season and always. 1 Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even. Brightly shone the moon that night, though the frost was cruel. Lyrics to 'Good King Wenceslas' by Christmas Carols: Good King Wenceslas looked out on the feast of Stephen, when the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even. Brightly shone the moon that night. The Paperback of the Good King Wenceslas by John Mason Neale, Jamichael Henterly | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! A gorgeous bedtime book from an award-winning creatorFrom the celebrated creator of Plume and The Blue Hour comes another enchanting animal book. Countless cozy animals are settling in for the night, but they 5/5(1).