Christmas Comes but once a Year

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 Theme code Index    3b3b47bL 3b125L
 Also known as    I'm a Silly Old Man, Greensleeves (4)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:1000 Jigs and Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 161
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1867
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:93 T:Christmas Comes But Once A Year. WI.093 T:Greensleeves. WI.093 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=120 C:"Old English Dance" B:Wm Irwin, Folio MS, c1850. AGG's Transcription R:.Jig O:England A:Lake District Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:Bb A|B2B Bcd|cAF FGA|B2G GAB|A^FD D2A| B2B Bcd|cAF FGA|BAG AG^F|G3-G2:| |:d/e/|f2f fed|cAF F2f|g2g bag|^fdd d2=e| fgf fed cAF FGA|BAG AG^F|G3-G2:|

X:1 T:Christmas Comes but Once a Year M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin A | B2B (Bcd) | (cAF) (FGA) | B2G (GAB) | (A^FD) D2A | B2B (Bcd) | (cAF) (FGA) | BAG AG^F | G3G2 || (d/e/) | f2f (fed) | cAF F2f | g2g (bag) | ^fdd d2_e | (=f>gf) f(ed) | (cAF) (FGA) | BAG AG^F | G3G2 ||

X:118 T:Christmas Comes But Once a Year. WES.118 M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Old English Dance Q:3/8=120 B:T.Westrop's 120 Country Dances, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Spanish Waltz etc.for the Violin, n.d.(c.1923) Z:R.Greig 2010 K:Bb A|B2B (Bc).d|cAF FGA|B2G GAB|A^FD D2A|B2B (Bc).d|cAF FGA|! BAG AG^F|G3-G2|:(d/e/)|f2ffed|cAF F2f|g2g bag|! ^fdd d2e|=fgf fed|cAF FGA|BAG AG^F|G3-G2:|]