‘Breith Chrìosda’ (downloadable PDF)


A beautiful Scottish-Gaelic Christmas carol, arranged here with harmonies. Please see further below for more information and an audio sample.


This beautiful Scottish-Gaelic Christmas carol, set to the traditional English hymn tune STOWEY, is arranged here with harmonies.  The title of the Gaelic setting translates to “The Birth of Christ”. The first verse of the Gaelic lyrics are included (with translation), as well as chord symbols for accompanists. Set in the pipe-friendly key of D-Major.

This is one of over 100 carols printed in the collection, On This Day Earth Shall Ring.

An audio sample, featuring Scottish smallpipes (A-chanter). The harmony part can be heard on the repeat, approximately halfway through the track: