Come Shepherds Deck Your Heads

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 Theme code Index    57b1H1 5555
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    William Chappell
 Book/Manuscript title    Popular Music of the Olden Time vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 168-169
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1859
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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COME, SHEPHERDS, DECK YOUR HEADS. English, Dutch; Air (4/4 time). D Dorian (Chappell, version #1): G Minor (Chappell, version #2). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The air appears in Friesche Lust-Hof (1621), Nederlandtsche Gedenck-Clanck (1625), Bellerophon of Lust tot Wysheyt (Amsterdam, 1622), and Gesangh der Zeeden (Amsterdam, 1662).

Printed source: Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Time), vol. 1, 1859; pp. 168-169 (two versions).

X:1
T:Come, Shepherds, Deck Your Heads
M:C
L:1/8
B:Bellerophon, of Lust tot Wysheyt (1622)
B:Gesangh der Zeedan
B:Chappell- Popular Music of the Olden Times
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Gmin
G2|G2A2B2c2|d6d2|e2d2c2B2|c4 B2G2|
G2A2B2c2|d6d2|e2d2c2B2|c4B2||
c2|d3c B2A2|G6d2|c2d2e2f2|e4d2A2|
c3BA2G2|^F6G2|A2B2c2B2|A4 G4||
X:1
T:Come, Shepherds, Deck Your Heads
M:C
L:1/8
B:Friesche Lust-Hof (1621)
B:Nederlandtsche Gedenck-Clanck (1625)
B:Chappell- Popular Music of the Olden Times
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Ddor
D2|A21c2d2D2|A6 A2|=c3AG2^F2|G2G4G2|
A2A2A2^G2|A6 A2|c2d2e2^c2|d2 d4||A2|
D2A2F2D2|A6 A2|A2G2c2c2|F2F4 A2|
A3GF2E2|DEFG A3A|Bc d2d2^c2|d8||