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Carols from the Old and New Worlds: Ding! Dong! Merrily on high for choir TOV018-C

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3. Ding! Dong! Merrily on high G. R. Woodward (1848-1934)

1   f S, A   

     

    

   

  

 

riv'n with an - gel sing





Dong!



ing:

Glo

 

 

Dong!

    



 

Ding! Dong! Ve - ri - ly the

 

Ding! Dong!

Ding! Dong!

Ding! Dong!

Ding! Dong!

 

-

  

-

*  

Ding! Dong!

 

-

ing;

 

  

                    

6

Is

-



Ding! Dong!

sky

ring

     

In Heav'n the bells are

        Ding! Dong! f

   

Ding! Dong!Mer -ri - ly on high, f

T1 T2

B1 B2

melody: traditional, Thoinot Arbeau (1520-95) arr. Paul Hillier

Glo

  

-

  

-

ri

-

-

a,

*

Ding! Dong!

-

-

  

-

ri

Glo

-

Glo

-

ri -

   -

a,

*(some Tenors and Baritones mixed in both lines)

   

      

12

-

-

   a,

 

  

   

-

ri

Glo

-

Glo (legato)

-

 

-

-

-

-

-

 

   

-

-

a, Glo

-

-

-

-

ri -

-

-

ri -

Glo © 2013 Theatre of Voices Edition, Copenhagen Engraving by Pedro Marques

-

-

-

 

in

ex - cel

 -

 -

-

-

-

 -

-

 -

sis!

in

ex - cel

-

sis!

-

-

-

-

 -

     

-

sis!

ex - cel

       -

-

in

  

a! Ho - san - na

-

-

a! Ho - san - na

-

   

ri - a! Ho - san - na

      

-

-

      

Glo (legato)

 

-

 

Glo

17

   

-

      

-

-

 -

7


    21

     

     

-

-

-

 -

-

-

2  mp  

-

-

-

  

-

ri

-

ri

-

a!

                E'en so here be - low, be - low, Let mp                 E'en mp

so

E'en

here be - low, be - low,

so

   

here be - low, be - low,

29 (becoming mf )

And

I

Let

- san - na

in

- san - na

in

stee - ple

ex

- cel

ex

- cel



ex

bells

-

-

swung

I

    33

Glo

Let

By

8

i -

o,

i

stee - ple

bells

be

swung - en,

stee - ple

bells

be

swung - en,

priest

Glo

-

-

-

 -

ri

-

-

o

By

and

priest

      

      

 T1     

o,

-

-

-



a, B2

  

Glo

 -

sis!

en,

            

o, i - o, i - o

-



-

peo - ple

sung

                           And I - o, i - o, i - o By priest and peo - ple sung                           And

sis!

-

be

sis!

- cel

            

    

-

Ho

in

Ho

- san - na

a!

    

Ho

-

ri - a!

-

25

-



ri

-

 T2    

-

a,

and

peo -

ple

Glo

-

-

ri

    en:

   

     

-

-

en:

sung - en:

       -

-

 

a, B1

 

-

 Glo

-

  -

ri

-


    37

 

      

-

-

B2      a,

Glo

    41

S

T

B

   

-

       

- a!

-

-

-

san

 

- na

in

   



Glo tutti

- ri - a,

Glo

-

 

-

-

- na

-



-

-

-

-

-

-

-

a!

Ho

 Ho



-

-

-

 

san

-

ri - a!

-

 

-

-

-

  

 

san

-

-

na



     

ex

-

-

- cel

-

-

-

-

-

     

-

-

-

-

-

-

in

ex

- cel

  

ex

- cel

in

ex

- cel

na

-

in

in

ex

-

 ri

-

san - na

-

-

-

Ho

  

-

-

 

sis!

-

-

-

     

ri - a! Ho - san - na

-

sis!

      

-

-

in

-

 

(etc.)

-

  

-

-



      -

-

 

-

- cel

Glo -

ri - a! Ho - san

-

(etc.)

ex

         

-

-

      

-

Glo



(etc.)           

-

-

Ho

tutti

a,

-

Glo

45

-

ri

-

  

   

 

ri - a!

         

-

      

Glo

A

-

  

cel

ri

-

-

sis!

-

sis!

 -

-

sis!

sis!

9


3 49 Slightly slower  p        

Ding! Dong!Mer -ri - ly on high,

 mp  

Stil

   

-

 mp    Stil

-

  

Stil

    

-

le

     

Hei

le

mp

Nacht!

    

Nacht!

Hei

Nacht!

Hei

riv'n with an - gel

  

ein

-

    ein

-

 

ein

-

    sam        

sam

sam

sing - ing:

-

-

-

are

   

ring - ing;

Nacht!

    

Al

Nacht!

    

Al

-

li - ge

-

li - ge

Glo

Nacht!

wacht

Nur

wacht

Nur

wacht

Nur

-

-

Al

-

   

       

   

Paar.

   Paar. 

10

Paar.

-

-

Hol

   

-

 Hol

-

 Hol

-

der

    der

    der

schläft,

    les

schläft,

les

trau

   

schläft,

-

trau

    das

trau

te

hei

   

-

-

   

das

-

te

hei

   

-

-

ri - a!

Knab

 Knab

Knab

   

te

Ho - san -na in

    im

    im

    im

lock -

lock -

 lock -

 

hei

ex - cel - sis!

   

i - gen

    

i - gen

    

i - gen

Haar,

Haar,

Haar,

-

-

-

   

-

     li - ge

-

li - ge

60

-

Is

les

-

-

das

                    -

Ding! Dong!Ve - ri - ly the sky

li - ge

     

                    

55

In Heav'n the bells

le

  

li - ge

    

      

Glo

Schlaf

Schlaf

Schlaf

-

        in

    in

in


   

      

66

-

  

-

himm

 

-

 



himm

-

himm

-

    70

  



-

-



-

-

-

-

-

-

ri

 li

 li

 li

- a!

Ho

   

-

scher

 -

scher

-

-





Ruh,

scher

     

-

-

-

 



 -

-

Ruh,

Ruh,

-

san

- na

himm

   

himm

ex

-

cel

li - scher

    

-

-

   

Ruh!

-

sis!

più rall.

  

himm - li - scher

    

-

-

li - scher,

in

in

in

Schlaf

-

himm

   

 

-

in

   Schlaf

-

      

rall.

  

Schlaf

-

      

Ruh!

li - scher

Ruh!

fussy, precise

S

A

4 quasi a tempo 73   mp    

   77

 

 



Pray mp

Pray you,

    

you,

du - ti - ful - ly prime

    

           May



you

May you beau - ti - ful - ly

rime

beau - ti - ful - ly

ma

-

tin

your

    

rime

you

  

eve

your

du - ti - ful - ly prime



chime ye

ma - tin chime ye

your

-

 

eve

   time

-

ye

 

song

ring

ring - ers!

-

 ye

   

ers!

   sing - ers:

sing - ers:

11


    

      



81

Glo

 

-

-

Glo

-

-

-

   

-

   

Glo

-

-

       -

-

-

    12

-

ri

-

ri

-

-

- san - na

-

-

-

-

a!

        -

ex

-

      

       -

in

-

-

-

ex

- cel

-

-

      -

-

-

in

ex -

cel

   

  

ri - a!

Ho

-

san - na

sis!

in

in

-

-

ex - cel

ex - cel

 

      -

      -

-

    

san - na

-



(div.)

sis!

-

-

           -

-

-

     

-

  

cel

       

Ho - san - na

-

       

-

-

-

a!

Ho

-

in

-

-

 -

 

     

-

Ho - san - na

      

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ho

-

      

      

-

-

      

-

-

  

ri - a!

-

   

-

  

-

-

a!

-

-

93

-

-

-

-

Glo

-

-

      

           

-

ri -

-

Glo

     

-



89

A

-

-

  

S2

-

      

-

-

      

85

-

-

      

      

        

S1

-

       

      

-

sis!

 -

-

sis!

sis!

 


5 with spirit           97

S

Ding! Dong!Mer -ri - ly on high,

  

A

     

Ding! Dong!Mer -ri - ly on high,

T

B

          Ding! Dong!Mer -ri - ly on high, 

Ding!

   

Dong!

Ding!

   

In

Heav'n the bells are

In

   

Heav'n the bells are

   

In

Dong!

Is

riv'n with an - gel sing - ing:



     

Is

   sky

 Is

 

108

  

-

Ding!

Dong!

Ding!

Ding!

Dong!

Ding!

-



-

-

-

-

 

Ding! Dong! Ve - ri - ly the

Dong!

 

Ding!

Dong!

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Glo

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

  

Dong!

-

-

                  -

    

-

      

-

Glo

      

-

    

Ding! Dong! Ve - ri - ly the

ring - ing;

      

-

ring - ing;

       -

Ding! Dong! Ve - ri - ly the

                     

    

                

riv'n with an - gel sing - ing:

    

Glo

riv'n with an - gel sing - ing:

Ding! Dong!

   

sky

sky

    

                    

102

ring - ing;

Heav'n the bells are

-

-

   

   

ri - a! Ho - san - na

in

   

    in

ri - a! Ho - san - na

   

ex - cel

   

ri - a! Ho - san - na

ex - cel

in

ex - cel

-

sis!

-

sis!

-

 

sis!

    ff

Glo -

13


    113

      

  

Glo

-

 

   

-

117

 

 

  ri

   

14

a!

-

-

-

-

-

-

      

Glo

  

-

      

Glo

 

-

-

-

-

-

   -

       -

-

       -

-

              -

-

-

-

-

-

-

      

ri - a!

-

-





a!

Ho

-

-

  

Ho

-

      

     

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

  

-

-

-

- san - na

in

ex

-

Ho

- san - na

in

ex

-

-

     san - na

in

     san - na

in

 ex

-

 ex

-

    

-

-

-

-

ri

-

Ho

-

-

      

         

ri - a!

-

-

  

-

     

         

-

-

-

      

-

-

-

 

cel

-

sis!

cel

-

sis!

cel

-

sis!

cel

-

sis!

       

       

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Ding! Dong! Merrily on high  

Paul Hillier Carols from the Old and New Worlds: Ding! Dong! Merrily on high for choir TOV018-C

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