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Wassail! (includes :Gloucester Wassail, Somerset Wassail and The Wassail Song.) for horn quartet

Gloucester Wassail, Somerset Wassail and The Wassail Song.

An original composition based on three Christmas Wassails: for horn quartet. Gloucester Wassail, Somerset Wassail and The Wassail Song. There are two different tunes for Wassail Song and I have used both of them. Something different for the Christmas Season! Wassail (Old Norse "ves heil", Old English was hál, literally ’be you healthy’) is a beverage of hot mulled cider, traditionally drunk as an integral part of wassailing, a Medieval southern English drinking ritual intended to ensure a good cider apple harvest the following year.

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