Old Christmas Carols of the Southern Counties (Gillington, Alice E.)

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Editor Alice E. Gillington
Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd., 1910. Plate 5702.
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General Information

Work Title Old Christmas Carols of the Southern Counties
Alternative. Title
Composer Gillington, Alice E.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 16 carols:
  1. The twelve joys of Mary
  2. We are not daily beggars
  3. God rest you, merry gentlemen
  4. My shoes are very muddy
  5. Mary sat weeping
  6. Now my dorn is ended
  7. Christmas eve is drawing nigh
  8. The sunny banks
  9. The cherry tree carol
  10. Christ is born of maiden fair
  11. In Dessexshire, as it befel
  12. God bless the master of this house
  13. While shepherds watched their flocks
  14. The moon shone bright
  15. Here comes poor Jack a-howling
  16. Joseph was an old man
First Publication. 1910 – London: J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd.
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano (arranged)
Extra Information Tonic Sol-fa notation beneath the vocal staff