Nou let us sing
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NOU LET US SING. Scottish, Air (4/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The air was the tune of a drinking song adapted to religious use by the Scottish Church in Gude and Godlie Ballatis, published in 1578. It is a Christmas song hailing the birth of Christ, with music perhaps composed by one of the Hudsons, or by James Lauder, according to Helena Mennie Shire (Song, Dance and Poetry of the Court of Scotland Under King James VI, 2010).
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Recorded sources: Flying Fish, Robin Williamson - "Legacy of the Scottish Harpers, vol. 2." Ex cathedra Records, New York's Ensemble for Early Music - "Baroque Christmas." Nosag GASONCD737, Robin Williamson - "The Celtic Band" (2010).
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