English Folk-Carols/On Christmas Night
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On Christmas Night
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|Cecil Sharp by a Mr. William Bayliss of Buckland, Gloucestershire. At the same time, Ralph Vaughan Williams collected a (now better-known) version with a different tune in Monk's Gate, near Horsham, Sussex and thus this text often referred to as The Sussex Carol.an English folk carol. This version it was performed to|
Cecil Sharp's note
No alteration has been made in the words. The carol, set to a modern tune, is published in Bramley and Stainer's collection; while three traditional versions are printed in The Folk-Song Society's Journal (II, pp. 126-7). The words are on a broadside by Batchelar.
- Ibid. p. 64
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.