Pages, including cover: 3
We don't hear this carol much these days; collected by Thomas Ravenscroft (15-88-1635), it's one of those lovely folk tunes in a minor key that can be reflective, sombre or lively - it's all down to how you play it.
Pages, including cover: 4
Vocal melody plus piano accompaniment and chord symbols.
Piano difficulty; intermediate.
Collected by Cecil J Sharp (1859-1924) from Tysoe, Warwickshire; it is a variant of "Searching for lambs". It calls hearers to remember, amongst the merriment, what Christmas is really about.