Oh how beautiful the sky
Deilig er den himmel blaa

(Oh how beautiful the sky ; In the midst of Christmas night ; Wise men by this star were led)

Arr.: Christiansen, Paul J. (1914-1997) [USA]

Text by Grundtvig, Nicolai Frederik Severin (1783-1872) [Denmark]
Adaptor of the text: Dorrum, Ingebret
Published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers [USA] , 1951
Ref. : TC1  (6 p.) , " Traditional carols of Scandinavia "
Type of material: Full score
Text in: English + adapted in Danish
Epoque: 20th century
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Anthem ; Hymntune setting ; Christmas carol
Type of Choir: SATB (4 mixed voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: D major
Duration: 2.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Christmas
Number of verses: 3
Musicological Sources: Danish folk carol
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