The words from the 15th century are newly composed into a lilting carol-anthem of great simplicity, and in just four parts. An optional fifth part enters towards the. Lully, Lulla, Lullay sheet music – Choral sheet music by Philip Stopford: Hal Leonard. Shop the World’s Largest Sheet Music Selection today at Sheet Music Plus. Words. Lully, Lulla, thou little tiny child, By, by, lully, lullay, Lully, thou little tiny child, lully, lulla, lullay. O sisters too, how may we do, For to preserve this day?.

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This name will appear next to your review. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Although the Coventry mystery play cycle was traditionally performed in summer, the lullaby has been in modern times regarded as a Christmas carol.

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The rocking lullaby tells the story of the Massacre of the Innocents — when King Herod ordered all male infants under the age of two to be killed. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Sharp’s publication of the text stimulated some renewed interest in the pageant and songs, particularly pullay Coventry itself.

It’s sung though from a mother’s perspective, as a beautiful lament for her doomed child. Share your thoughts with other customers. The exact date of the text is unknown, though there are references to the Coventry guild pageants from onwards.

Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat O sisters too, how may we do, For to preserve this day This poor youngling for whom we do sing Bye, bye, lully, lullay. The play depicts the Christmas story from chapter two in the Gospel of Matthew: Music Lists are as unique as the musician! A four-part setting of the tune by Walford Davies is shown below: If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank.

Close X Saved to Music List. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery lullah local restaurants. An optional fifth part enters towards the end with a glorious descant. It was brought to a wider audience after being featured in the BBC’s Empire Broadcast at Christmasshortly after the Bombing of Coventry in World War IIwhen the broadcast concluded with the llulla of the carol in the bombed-out ruins of lulal Cathedral.

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A variant of the carol was supposedly collected by folklorist John Jacob Niles in Gatlinburg, Tennessee in June from an “old lady with a gray hat”, who according to Niles’s notes insisted on remaining anonymous.

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