Denied his true love, the hero succumbs to illness. Upon hearing the church bells of his funeral, Barbara Allen regrets her decision and senses that her own death is near.
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She too dies of heartbreak, and they are buried beside one another. Is a traditional and popular Christmas carol from England. Is a traditional Christmas, yuletide, and New Years' carol. The melody is Welsh dating back to the sixteenth century, and belongs to a winter carol, Nos Galan. Is a Shaker song written and composed in by Elder Joseph Brackett which was used in Appalachian Spring composed by Aaron Copland that premiered in and has achieved widespread and enduring popularity as an orchestral suite.
French: Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle is a Christmas carol which originated from the Provence region of France in the 16th century. The carol was first published in in France, and was subsequently translated into English in the 18th century. The song was originally not a song to be sung at Christmas, but rather dance music for French nobility.
An English traditional carol contains intermingled Christian and Pagan imagery, with holly and ivy representing Pagan fertility symbols. German: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht was composed in Before Christmas Eve, Mohr brought the words to Gruber and asked him to compose a melody and guitar accompaniment for the church service.
Both performed the carol during the mass on the night of December 24 It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world, its traditional use being to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight. Dating from the 15th century. The carol was performed in Coventry in England as part of a mystery play called The Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors. The play depicts the Christmas story from chapter two in the Gospel of Matthew. The carol refers to the Massacre of the Innocents, in which Herod ordered all male infants under the age of two in Bethlehem to be killed.
The lyrics of this haunting carol represent a mother's lament for her doomed child. It is the only carol that has survived from this play. One of the oldest carols in the english language. A traditional English folk song and tune. Boleyn allegedly rejected King Henry's attempts to seduce her and this rejection may be referred to in the song when the writer's love "cast me off discourteously". Written in at the age of 29, English writer William Chatterton Dix was struck with a sudden near-fatal illness and confined to bedrest for several months, during which he went into a deep depression.
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Yet out of his near-death experience, Dix wrote many hymns, including a poem entitled, "The Manger Throne," from which three stanzas were later culled, set to the traditional English tune "Greensleeves," and retitled as "What Child Is This? The lyrics of "Scarborough Fair" appear to have something in common with an obscure Scottish ballad, The Elfin Knight Child Ballad 2 ,which has been traced at least as far back as and may well be earlier. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series of impossible tasks, such as making him a shirt without a seam and then washing it in a dry well, adding that if she completes these tasks he will take her back.
Often the song is sung as a duet, with the woman then giving her lover a series of equally impossible tasks, promising to give him his seamless shirt once he has finished. Originally published in the Finnish song book Piae Cantiones, a volume of 74 Medieval songs with Latin texts collected by Jaakko Suomalainen, a Swedish Lutheran cleric. A melody found in a manuscript from the nearby Bavarian city of Moosburg in Germany is highly similar, and it is from this manuscript that the song is usually dated. At the time of composing the carol, Hopkins served as the rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and he wrote the carol for a Christmas pageant in New York City.
It remains one of the most popular and most frequently sung Christmas carols today. A traditional Catalan Christmas carol. It is thought to have originated in the 16th or 17th century. The word "fum" means smoke in Catalan, and it may simply refer to the smoke rising from a chimney as seen from afar, or, as indicated in the New Oxford Book of Carols, "may imitate the sound of a drum or perhaps the strumming of a guitar ".
It is not typical of Spanish tradition but rather of Catalan tradition. Is an English country dance and a Scottish country dance also known as The Haymakers. Then old Fezziwig stood out to dance with Mrs. I-VI, 2. Et Interesant Bekjendtskab, 3.
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