Terry-200 Christmas Carols-Updates

October 14, 2013

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

9. The First Nowel - Separate File: The First Nowel - Terry

10. Fyfe's Noel -  Notes are in "The First Nowel - Terry" File

12. God Rest You Merry (II). Same as God Rest You Merry (1); jpg is the "second" tune, of which there are many examples. Add a note to this effect to the launch page, and perhaps links to the jpgs.

15. I Saw Three Ships

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/i_saw_three_ships.htm

Add this jpg to this page, right under the jpg from Gilbert and Sandys, "Traditional" version.

They are identical.

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24

In Bethlehem City, On Christmas Day Morn

Traditional (Worcestershire)

42

Woodward's Version. 4 verses. Tune in 7th mode.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/in_bethlehem_city_on_christmas_day.htm

Original from Cowley Carol Book in four verses.

Checked first line in second verse "ay? surround." That's correct.

Terry has "aye surround."

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 42-43.

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25

The seven joys of Mary

Traditional

Old English Carol. Words and tune traditional.

Seven verses.

Already on the website from this source.

Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols, Carol #25, pp. 44-45.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/seven_joys_of_mary_3_terry.htm

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 44-45.

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27

The Babe in Bethlehem's Manger

Traditional (Kent)

48

Same as on the website except:

Verse 4, Line 2, "To give with living bread,"

Verse 6, Line 1, "Well may we sing the Savior's birth"

Terry includes four verses; Of the original, 1, 3, 4, 6.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/babe_in_bethlehems_manger_laid.htmhttp://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/babe_in_bethlehems_manger_laid.htm

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 46-47?.

 

28

On Christmas night

Traditional (Sussex)

49

Seven versions on the website (without any clue as to origin; let's fix that).

Terry gives 3 verses and notes that the words are from "A Good Christmas Box, 1842. Melody noted in Sussex by Vaughan Williams.

1848 version: Carol 20, p. 42, five verses, no music.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/christmas_night.htm

Doesn't match at all.

1. On Christmas night all Christians sing

2. When sin departs before Thy grace

3. All out of darkness we have light

Ditto for V. 3, also RVW. Lines 1 and 2 are repeated.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/on_christmas_night-4.htm

This version the winner with one exception:

Verse 3, Line 1: When sin departs before Thy grace

Terry gives verses 1, 3, 4.

Check the PDF version of RVWs score. Substantially close. Slight problem with second phrase. Any check original?

Corresponds with Carol #2, On Christmas Night, in Eight Traditional English Carols (1919) by RVW.

Screen shots of that score is available. Three pages. Three verses, which are identical to RVW.

All three pages copied to FrontPage, On_Christmas_Night-rvw-1919-01,jpg, etc.

R. Vaughan Williams, Eight Traditional English Carols (London: Stainer & Bell, Ltd., 1919), Carol #2, "On Christmas Night" (Sussex), pp. 8-10.
 

Wikipedia on "Sussex Carol": "...  Ralph Vaughan Williams, who heard it being sung by a Harriet Verrall of Monk's Gate, near Horsham, Sussex (hence "Sussex Carol").[3] The tune to which it is generally sung today is the one Vaughan Williams took down from Mrs Verrall and published in 1919.[2]" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sussex_Carol

"The Sussex Carol is a Christmas carol popular in Britain, sometimes referred to by its first line On Christmas night all Christians sing. Its words were first published by Luke Wadding, a 17th-century Irish bishop, in a work called Small Garland of Pious and Godly Songs (1684). It is unclear whether Wadding wrote the song or was recording an earlier composition.[1][2]"

 

On the website, there are four pages with text collected by RVW. Is this correct? Check and correct as needed.

Other Versions:

 

Also: http://www0.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Sussex_Carol_(Ralph_Vaughan_Williams)

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 48-49.

 

29

A child my choice

Traditional

50

Words by Blessed Robert Southwell. Tune "The Holy Well."

1. Let folly praise what fancy loves.

On the web site: under the first line, not this title.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/let_folly_praise_that_fancy_love.htm

Just add the sheet music and source info.

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 50-51.

 

30

The moon shines bright (“The Wait's Carol)

Traditional

52

52-53.

Seven verses. "Traditional."

New version. Separate file.

The Moon Shines Bright - RR Terry, 1933

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 52-53.

 

31

While shepherds watched

Traditional

54

54-55. Melody Traditional. Words by Nahum Tabe [sic], 1659-1715.

This is incorrect:

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks - Gilbert, 1822 

Should be - Brady and Tate; also found in Gilbert?

This is three verses in 8 l., as opposed to 6v of 4l. New version.

While Shepherds Watched - RR Terry (1933)

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 54-55.

32

See amid the winter snow

Traditional

56

56-57. Seven verses.

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/see_amid_the_winters_snow.htm

All on the website plus the one from the St. Gregory hymnal (1940). This is earlier? Is there an earlier St. Gregory?

Where is the original by Caswall? The Masque of Mary and Other Poems (1858)

See new page.

See, Amid The Winter's Snow - Caswall

What other Caswall hymns? Locate original publication.

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

33

Dives and Lazarus

Traditional

58

58-59.

Seven verses of eight lines.

Only one copy on the website has 16, 4-line verses:

http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/dives_and_lazarus.htm

Other sources with the same formatting:

Lucy E. Broadwood and J. A. Fuller Maitland, English Country Songs. London: The Leadenhall Press, 1893, pp. 102-103. [double check [pages]

 

 

 

See: Broadsides with Dives and Lazarus

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. 58-59.

 

 

34

Glory to God in heights of heaven

Traditional (Wiltshire)

60

60-62.

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

35

The joyful sounds of salvation

Traditional

62

62-65.

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

37

The Black Decree

Traditional

66

66.67.

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

38

Our Blessed Lady's Lullaby

English (“Sellinger's Round”) 16thcentury

68

68-69.

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

39

Sweet was the song the virgin sang

William Ballet's Lute Book (17thcentury)

70

70-71?

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

 

 

Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), pp. x-y.

 

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