Christmas Carousing reel

Also known as The Christmas Carousal, How We Spent The Christmas.

There are 5 recordings of a tune by this name.

Christmas Carousing has been added to 1 tune set.

Christmas Carousing has been added to 26 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Christmas Carousing
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amix
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Seven comments

Got this off of an album called "A Scottish Christmas". A fun tune they pair up with The Ale is Dear. Sorry for being a little late for posting Christmas tunes again but just heard this the other day…

Correct title is "The Christmas Carousal".

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Duplication

This tune is already here
https://thesession.org/tunes/5597
It’s actually plated as a strathspey, but I hear it is a song as well, with lyrics in Scots Gaelic.

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Of course I meant "played as a strathspey".

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Re: Christmas Carousing

Nearly "duplicate" posted this. A setting has been transcribed in "Treoir" magazine : #6 - 1979 under the title "How We Spent The Christmas". It is described as " an old reel - there is a setting in O’Neill’s "Waifs And Strays". Only very minor differences from the above.

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