Christmas Comes But Once A Year jig

Also known as An Dornan Ros, Bunch Of Currants, The Bunch Of Currants, Bunch Of Roses, The Bunch Of Roses, I’m A Silly Old Man, I’ve Got One Daughter To Marry, Is Seanduine Saob Me, Spring In The Air, Spring Is In The Air.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

Christmas Comes But Once A Year has been added to 2 tune sets.

Christmas Comes But Once A Year has been added to 32 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Christmas Comes But Once A Year
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
B2B Bcd | cBA ABc | B2G GAB | A^FD D2 A | B2B Bcd |
cBA ABc | BAG AG^F | [1 DGG G2 A :| [2 DGG G2 e
|: f2d def | g2d cBA | G2g g^fg | a^fd d2e | =fca gfe |
fed cBA | BAG AGF | [1 DGG G2 e :| [2 DGG G2 ||

Four comments

A bit Greensleeves-ish

The first section of this jig is built on the same chords as Greensleeves, or the Passamezzo antico according to early music types (like me). It follows rather nicely after the anonymous Greensleeves variations found in ‘The Division Violin’ or as an interlude between verses of "The Old Year Now Away is Fled" set to the same tune.

And now we return you to your regularly scheduled programme of Irish traditional music.

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