Your Sunday Hymn: The Christ Child’s Lullaby

For the Feast of the Holy Family, a traditional Celtic folk Christmas carol from the Hebrides Islands; The Christ Child’s Lullaby or Taladh Chroisda in the original Scottish Gaelic. This version is from the gorgeous Celtic Christmas album  by Crimson Ensemble I discovered on YouTube right before Christmas. Vocals: Mae McKenna & Mairi Macinnes

Wire Strung Harp, Whistles, Uilleann Pipes: William Jackson
Acoustic Guitars: Tony McManus
Violin & Viola: John Martin

Also very lovely – John Doyle, Karine Polwart, and Christy O’Leary sing the Christ Child Lullaby From “A Christmas Celtic Sojourn”, recorded live at the Cutler Majestic Theater in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 19, 2009.

Here’s the O’Reilly Consort’s ethereal version of Taladh Chroisda.

 Lyrics

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