Christmas Day in the Mornin' (2)

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CHRISTMAS DAY IN THE MORNING [2]. English, Jig and Air. 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)

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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