Greensleeves

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{\key e \minor \time 6/8 \partial 8 e,8 | g4 a8 b8.( c16) b8 | a4 fis8 d8.( e16) fis8 | g4 e8 e8.( dis16) e8 | fis4( dis8) b4 }

{\key e \minor \time 6/8 \partial 8 e,8 | g4 a8 b8.( c16) b8 | a4 fis8 d8.( e16) fis8 | g8.( fis16) e8 dis8.( cis16) dis8 | e4. e4. }

{\key e \minor \time 6/8 d4. d8.( c16) b8 | a4 fis8 d8.( e16) fis8 | g4 e8 e8.( dis16) e8 | fis4( dis8) b4. }

{\key e \minor \time 6/8 d4. d8.( c16) b8 | a4 fis8 d8.( e16) fis8 | g8.( fis16) e8 dis8.( cis16) dis8 | e4. e4 s8 }

NB. There are several minor variants to the tune as given here. One of the most common is to sharpen the C in the first measure of the third and fourth lines. In another, the first two notes of the last measure of the first line are replaced by a single dotted quarter note F sharp. In still other sources, one or both of the D sharps in the last measures of the first and third lines are replaced by D naturals.

Composer: Anonymous (Traditional)
English melody.

Meter: 87. 87 with refrain (for What Child is this)


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