John Speller's Web Pages Welcome, welcome happy morn

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Welcome, welcome happy morn
The text is found in A Selection of Carols, Pieces, and Anthems, Suitable for Christmas. London: W. Kent & Co.; Penzance: F. Rodda, ca. 1870. Also on a broadside printed by Harris of Hayle, and another Woolcock of Helston. It is fitted here to an arrangement of a tune by Charles John Vincent, Jr. (1852-1934). Vincent was born in Houghton-le-Spring near Durham, and was a chorister under Dr. Philip Armes in Durham Cathedral. He was later organist of Monkwearmouth Parish Church and later of Christ Church, Hampstead, in London. He had a Mus.Doc. degree from Oxford University and taught as a Professor at Trinity College, London. He died in Monte Carlo in 1934.

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The Parish Church of St. Peter, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland. Part of the Abbey Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Monkwearmouth-Jarrow, founded 674
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