Annotation:Christmas Day in the Mornin' (2)

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X:1 T:Christenmass Day in the Morning [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:William Vickers (1770, Northumbria) K:D d|c2d e2a|gfe c3|def e2A|def e2A| c2d e2a|g2f efg|afd gec|d3 f:| |:Bc|ece ece|ece efg|fdf fdf|fdf fga| ece ece|ece efg|agf gec|d3 e2:||

CHRISTMAS DAY IN THE MORNING [2]. English, Jig and Air (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. C Major (Vickers): G Major (Bruce & Stokoe): A Major (Cocks). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Bruce & Stokoe, Cocks): AABB (Vickers). A Christmas carol. Originally "Christenmiss Day in the Morning" in William Vickers' 1770 Northumbrian music manuscript collection [1].

Dame get up and bake your pies,
Bake your pies, bake your pies;
Dame get up and bake your pies,
On Christmas Day in the morning. (Bruce & Stokoe)

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bruce & Stokoe (Northumbrian Minstrelsy), 1882; p. 111. Cocks (Tutor for the Northumbrian Half-Long Bagpipes), 1925; No. 6, p. 9. Mooney (A Collection of the Choicest Scots Tunes for the Lowland or Border Bagpipes, vol. 1), 1982; p. 12. Seattle/Vickers (Great Northern Tune Book, part 2), 1987; No. 266.

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