Middle Earth Christmas Carols: 1. Ainur We Have Heard on High

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1. Ainur We Have Heard on High

Ainur we have heard on high
Sweetly singing o’er the plains
And the mountains in reply
Echoing their joyous strains

Refrain

Hennaid a Meleth am Eru
Hennaid a Meleth am Eru


Valar, why this jubilee?
Why your joyous strains prolong?
What the gladsome tidings be
Which inspire your lovely song?

Refrain

Come to Cuiviénen and see
Elves whose birth the Ainur sang;
Come, return, they said to thee,
Vanyar, Noldor, Teleri

Refrain

Firstborn do not be afraid,
Do not fear this Great Journey;
Ingwë, Finwë, lend your aid;
Lead your host across the sea.

Refrain

Thus they came to Aman fair,
In the Blessed Realm they dwell;
With Eru’s grace you’ll find me there;
When this land I bid farewell.

Refrain




based on Angels We Have Heard on High

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Arandil

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/19/06

Original Post: 12/02/04

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Middle Earth Christmas Carols

Nenvah - 27 Feb 06 - 2:03 PM

Ch. 1: Ainur We Have Heard on High

This poem is really good... all though I didn't really understand some of the words... I stil.l enjoyed reading it.

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