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Thread #107363 Message #2225084
Posted By: Scotus
30-Dec-07 - 04:42 PM
Thread Name: Origins: piper in the meadow/deck the halls
Subject: Origins: piper in the meadow/deck the halls
I was listening to 'Deck the halls' last week and it suddenly dawned on me that the tune is almost identical to 'The Piper in the Meadow Straying'! I believe that 'Halls' is a Welsh carol - is 'Piper' Welsh, and is there a connection?