The Holly and The Ivy

Traditional

Key: G (C harp in 2nd position)

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Upper octave (no bends):

6   6    6     6   8   -8   -7

The holly and the ivy

  6          6        6     6       8     -8

When they are both full grown

-8   7   -7   -6     6    -7  -7  6  6  -4

Of all trees that are in the wood

6   -6     -7    7    -7   -6     6

The holly bears the crown


6   6    6     6   8   -8   -7

The rising of the sun

  6          6        6     6       8     -8

And the running of the deer

-8   7   -7   -6     6    -7  -7  6  6  -4

The playing of the merry organ

6   -6     -7    7    -7   -6     6

Sweet singing in the choir


Lower octave (with bends):

-2  -2  -2  -2    5  -4  -3

The holly and the ivy

  -2        -2      -2    -2       5     -4

When they are both full grown

-4   4  -3  -3//  -2   -3 -3  2  2   -1

Of all trees that are in the wood

-2  -3//  -3   4  -3   -3//   -2

The holly bears the crown


-2  -2 -2 -2   5  -4  -3

The rising of the sun

-2    -2     -2   -2   -2   5   -4

And the running of the deer

-4   4  -3  -3//  -2   -3 -3  2  2   -1

The playing of the merry organ

-2  -3//  -3   4  -3   -3//   -2

Sweet singing in the choir


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