The Holly and the Ivy

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Description

SATB and organ. A terrific arrangement of the traditional English carol.  Also available for SATB choir.

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The holly and the ivy, now both are full well grown,
Of all the trees that are in the wo,Od, the holly bears the crown. 
Refrain: Oh, the rising of the sun and the running of the deer, 
The playing of the merry organ, sweet singing in the choir. 

The holly bears a blossom as white as lily flower, 
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ to be our sweet saviour.
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The holly bears a berry as red as any blo,Od,

And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ to do po,Or sinners go,Od. 
Refrain

The holly bears a bark as bitter as any gall, 

And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ for to redeem us all.
Refrain