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On December 6, 2014
pigsot 52 & PhilKnox 56
Ding Dong, Merrily On High!
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"Ding Dong Merrily on High" is a Christmas carol. The tune first appeared as a secular dance tune known under the title "Branle de l'Official" in Orchésographie, a dance book written by Jehan Tabourot (1519–1593). The lyrics are from English composer George Ratcliffe Woodward (1848–1934), and the carol was first published in 1924 in his The Cambridge Carol-Book: Being Fifty-two Songs for Christmas, Easter, And Other Seasons. Woodward took an interest in church bell ringing, which no doubt aided him in writing it. Woodward was the author of several carol books, including Songs of Syon and The Cowley Carol Book. The macaronic style is characteristic of Woodward’s delight in archaic poetry. Charles Wood harmonised the tune when it was published with Woodward's text in The Cambridge Carol Book. More recently, Sir David Willcocks made an arrangement for the second book of Carols for Choirs.
The song is particularly noted for the Latin refrain:
Gloria, Hosanna in excelsis![Glory! Hosanna in the highest!]
where the sung vowel sound "o" of "Gloria" is fluidly sustained through a lengthy rising and falling melismatic melodic sequence.
Ding Dong, Merrily On High! Accompaniment Only! Acoustic 12 string Sigma and acoustic 6 string Bently. - Larryhttp://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b98d939e9
Tenor - Larryhttp://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b66f3fca9Alto - Jackiehttp://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b98527e11Bass - Philhttp://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/beba6b221Soprano - Sarahhttp://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/ae68f7b21
Comments are appreciated ~ Larry
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THIS IS BEAUTIFUL FROM ALL OF YOU LOVE THIS , FEEL LIKE I AM IN CHURCH HUGS KAREN BEAUTIFUL HUGS KAREN
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Oh.... My Blessed Friends....This turned out so LOVELY...We are going to have so much fun this month.... i am having so much fun doing this.... Huggs and Many Blessings to each of you....
Listening and loving my listen all the waya great sing here hon............really enjoying all my*****************stars Hugs and God Bless
WOW THAT IS AWESOME SURE LOVE IT ,,,,,,,,,,,THANK YOUSHIRLEY
Great song to put you in the Christmas mood....nice job!
STILL SOUND AWESOME HUGS KAREN
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ANGELIC SINGING...LOVE THE HARMONY INDEED!ENJOYED MY LISTEN
HITTING THE LOVE IT BOTTON....THANK YOU FOR SHARING
This was Wonderful and enjoyed it xxxxxJeanie
GREAT ALL THE WAY YOU ALL
A true gift of love. Thank you all for taking the time to sing for others. Much love to you all,
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