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NC Master Chorale: Dream as an Innocent Child

Celebrate the Joy of the Season with the NC Master Chorale as they perform a new holiday song by a local composer.

AIRED: December 23, 2019 | 0:05:50
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♪ ♪

♪ Ooh

♪ Ooh, ooh, ooh

♪Lux, lux, lux in tenebris ♪

♪Lux in tenebris lucet ♪

♪ Woven in a tapestry of time and memory ♪

♪ Are images of childhood Christmastime ♪

♪ Blankets of frosty white

♪ Faint, flickering candlelight ♪

♪ And crimson bows beneath a verdant tree ♪

♪ Mystery and miracle and joy to all the world ♪

♪ With reverence we intoned the carols ♪

♪ We sang of peace on Earth

♪ A humble baby's birth

♪ And shepherds bathed in soft, celestial glow ♪

♪ But time frays the threads of youthful innocence ♪

♪ And wonder

♪ Passing seasons bring pain and circumstance ♪

♪ When all around us is discord and shadow ♪

♪ Let us see

♪ As an innocent child

♪ Peering with enchantment

♪ At star-flecked Christmas skies ♪

♪ Let us hope as an innocent child ♪

♪ Assured of future promise and possibility ♪

♪ Let us dream as an innocent child ♪

♪ Boundless and unburdened by fallow fantasy ♪

♪ For in seeing, in hoping, in dreaming ♪

♪ The still, small light of Christmas shines ♪

♪Lux ♪

♪Lux ♪

♪Lux ♪

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