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Title The Christmas Revels songbook : in celebration of the winter solstice : carols, processionals, rounds, ritual and children's songs / compiled by John & Nancy Langstaff ; foreword by Susan Cooper.
Pub Info Boston : D.R. Godine, 1985.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 783.65 CHR     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole Public - Adult  783.6 CHR     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript xi pages, 147 pages of music ; 25 cm
notated music ntm rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Principally with piano acc.; in part also with chord symbols.
Includes indexes.
Contents Alle psallite cum luya -- Brightest and best -- The truth from above -- Bells in the high tower -- Christmas Eve is here -- Deck the hall -- Go, tell it on the mountain -- Huron Indian carol -- Green grow'th the holly -- Jolly old hawk -- Mary had a baby -- Milford -- King Herod and the cock -- O little town of Bethlehem -- On Christmas night -- Silent night -- Star in the East -- The cherry tree carol -- The Christ Child's lullaby -- The first nowell -- The truth sent from above -- The Lord of the dance -- The moon shines bright -- The twelve days of Christmas -- While shepherds watch'd their flocks -- Wondrous love -- Exultation -- I saw three ships -- Masters in this hall -- Orientis partibus -- Personent hodie (on this day) -- Nova! Nova! -- Sing we noel -- Wexford carol -- The babe of Bethlehem -- Apple tree wassail -- Abbots Bromley horn dance tune -- Cornish wassail -- Gloucestershire wassail -- Gower wassail -- Please to see the king -- Kentucky wassail -- Somerset wassail -- The holly and the ivy -- Sussex mummers' carol -- The boar's head carol -- As I sat on a sunny bank -- Children, go where I send thee -- Dame, get up and bake your pies -- The carol of the birds -- The friendly beasts -- The wren song -- There was a pig went out to dig -- We've been awhile a-wandering -- What shall I give to the child? -- Glory to the mountain -- Here we come a-wassailing -- A Christmas round -- Oken leaves -- Dona nobis pacem -- Peace round -- Shalom chaverim -- The Alleluia round.
Summary This unusual collection of seasonal songs and carols brings together music with which Christmas Revels programs celebrate the holiday season and winter solstice.
Subject Christmas music.
Winter solstice -- Songs and music.
Carols, English.
Christmas music -- Juvenile literature.
Carols -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Carols.
Add Author Langstaff, John, 1920-2005.
Langstaff, Nancy.
Cooper, Susan.
Revels, Inc.
ISBN 0879235861
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