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Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol, The (arr Simpson)

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Percy Aldridge Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger (arr. Simpson)


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General Info

Year: 1916 / 1988
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Masters Music Publications Inc
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $45.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


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Errata

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Program Notes

The tune was noted by Miss Lucy E. Brodwood at Lyne, near Horsham (Sussex), in 1880 and 1881 from the singing of Christmas Mummers called Tipteers or Tipteerers during their play of Saint George, the Turk, and the seven champions of Christendom.

- Program note by Percy Aldridge Grainger


At the suggestion of Richard Franko Goldman, conductor of the Goldman Band, Percy Grainger arranged the carol for band. After his death, Goldman completed the arrangement and scoring of the work.

- Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music


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State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class B
  • Florida: IV
  • Kansas: III
  • Virginia: IV


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