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Virtual Musical Advent Calendar, December 1 : God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

Virtual Musical Advent Calendar, December 1 : God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

Of all the traditional Christmas carols, none has been more misunderstood than God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen. None has been the victim of such periodic shoddy scholarship; none has so had its original joyous and raucous intent replaced by such somber plodding.