The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

A Compendious Book of Godly and Spiritual Songs

For Christmas

Words and Music: Scottish Traditional

Source: John Wedderburn, et. al., eds., A Compendious Book of Godly and Spiritual Songs Commonly Known as 'The Gude and Godlie Ballatis.' The Mitchell Edition. (Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1897, Reprinted from the Edition of 1567), pp. 51-53. Printed for the Scottish Text Society.

Incorporated Songs of the Christmas-tide

Ane Sang of the Birth of Christ, with the tune of Baw Lulalaw (I Come From Heuin To Tell - 1567), pp. 49-51, Note p. 249-250.

Compare: I Come From Heuin To Tell - 1578. Source: A Compendious Book of Psalms and Spiritual Songs, Commonly Known as “The Gude and Godlie Ballates.” The Laing Edition. (Edinburgh: 1868, Reprinted from the Edition of 1578), pp. 43-45.

To vs is borne a barne of blis, pp. 51-53, Note p. 250

In Dulci Jubilo, Now Lat Vs Sing With Myrth And Jo, p. 53, Note pp. 250-251

Nunc Dimittis, The Prayer of Symeon (Lord lat thy seruand now depart), pp. 57-58, Note p. 253

Hay Zule now sing and mak myrth, pp. 69-70

Ane Carrell of the Epistill on Zule Euin (The Grace of God appeiris now), pp. 72-73

Now Lat Vs Sing With Joy And Myrth, pp. 75-77

Thie Conceptioun of Christ (Lat vs reioyis and sing), pp. 83-86

Remember Man, Remember Man, pp. 200-204

Note:

See also Scotish Poems of the Sixteenth Century (Edinburgh: 1801). The excerpts from Ane Compendious Booke of Godly and Spirituall Songs is from pp. 1-220. The Introductory notes are on pp. 1-44.

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