The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

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On Christmas Night, All Christians Sing

For Christmas

 Words: On Christmas Night All Christians Sing, Attributed to Bishop Luke Waddinge (1628- ca. 1691), Bishop of Ferns, Ireland
A Smale Garland of Pious and Godly Songs (Ghent, 1684) 

Music: Numerous Tunes

See: On Christmas Night - Notes


Sheet Music from Henry Ramsden Bramley and John Stainer, Christmas Carols New and Old (London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1878).

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Sheet Music by Arthur H. Brown from Charles R. Hutchins, Christmas Carols Old And New (Boston: Parish Choir, #230)
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / PDF


Sheet Music From Cecil J. Sharp, English Folk-Carols (London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1911)
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R. Vaughan Williams, Eight Traditional English Carols (London: Stainer & Bell, Ltd., 1919), Carol #2, "On Christmas Night" (Sussex), pp. 8-10.

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Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), #28, p. 49.

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28. On Christmas Night, The Joy-bells Ring

Sheet Music noted by James Cooksey Culwick (1845-1907), Mus. Doc.
Journal of the Folk-Song Society, Vol. 2, p. 126.


29. On Christmas Night, All Christians Sing

Sheet Music noted by Lucy Broadwood from Mr. Grantham (Carter)
Journal of the Folk-Song Society, Vol. 2, p. 127.


Sheet Music noted by R. Vaughan Williams from Mrs. Verrall
Journal of the Folk-Song Society
, Vol. 2, p. 127.


Sheet Music from the Journal of the Folk-Song Society, Vol. 2, p. 127.

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Manuscript Notes by Dr. R. Vaughan Williams

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The tune collected by Dr. Williams from Mr. Verrall on May 24, 1904.

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