12 Days of Christmas (Austin, Frederic)

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Sheet Music


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Arranger Composer
Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co. Ltd., 1909. Plate 13056.
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General Information

Work Title Twelve Days of Christmas
Alternative. Title
Composer Austin, Frederic
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key F major
First Performance. 1905, Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
1905-04-29, p.3, reports on a performance by Austin, accompanied by Hamilton Harty, at Victoria Hall, Exeter
First Publication. 1909 – London: Novello & Co. Ltd.
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Dedication Hamilton Harty
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Traditional Song arranged by Frederic Austin. According to a footnote by Austin added to the 1955 reprint, "[t]his song was, in my childhood, current in my family. I have not met with the tune of it elsewhere, nor with the particular version of the words, and have, in this setting, recorded both to the best of my recollection. F. A."

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First publication of the traditional words using the current melody.