Also known as ‘Watt’s Cradle Song [or Hymn]’, this is a lovely Northumbrian cradle song/carol, arranged here with harmonies. The first verse of the lyrics are included, as well as chord symbols for accompanists. . This version was sourced from The Oxford Book of Carols and is 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 (D-chanter). The harmony part can be heard on the repeat, approximately halfway through the track: