‘Breith Chrìosda’ (downloadable PDF)


A beautiful traditional 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, with a title that translates to ‘The Birth of Christ’, is arranged here with harmonies. The first verse of the Gaelic lyrics are included (with a 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: