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The Cradle Carol

Original Christmas Carol for SATB Voices A Capella

Words and Music By Eric W. Hodges


The Cradle Carol for mixed voices, a cappella

Words and Music by Eric W. Hodges (ASCAP)

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Copyright © 2008 Eric W. Hodges/Seraphsong Music Publishing (ASCAP) All rights reserved.

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The Cradle Carol  

Original Christmas Carol for mixed voices, a cappella.

The Cradle Carol  

Original Christmas Carol for mixed voices, a cappella.

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