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Summary[edit]

Description
English: The refrain of "Jingle Bells" by James Lord Pierpont
Date Autumn 1857
Source Original publication: Published in Medford, Massachusetts as "One horse open sleigh"
Immediate source: Own work
Author James Lord Pierpont
(Life time: 5 Aug 1883)
Other versions

File:Jingle Bells refrain vector.mid

Other information

Generated using Lilypond from the following script:

 1 \version "2.10.33"
 2 
 3   \new ChoirStaff <<
 4     \override Score.BarNumber #'break-visibility = #'#(#f #f #f)
 5     \new Staff = "women" \with {
 6       \remove "Time_signature_engraver"
 7       } <<
 8       \set Score.tempoHideNote = ##t
 9     \tempo 4 = 100
10       \relative c'' {
11       \new Voice = "sopranos" {
12         \voiceOne
13         \override Voice.Rest #'staff-position = #0
14           \autoBeamOff
15           \key g \major
16           \time 4/4
17           b8 b b4 b8 b b4 |
18           b8 d g,8. a16 b4 r4 |
19           c8 c c8. c16 c8 b b b16 b |
20           b8 a a b a4 d |
21           b8 b b4 b8 b b4 |
22           b8 d g,8. a16 b4 r4 |
23           c8 c c8. c16 c8 b b b16 b |
24           d8 d c a g4. r8 \bar "|."
25       }
26         \addlyrics {
27       Jin -- gle bells, jin -- gle bells, |
28       jin -- gle all the way. |
29       Oh what fun it is to ride in a |
30       one horse o -- pen sleigh. O! |
31       Jin -- gle bells, jin -- gle bells, |
32       jin -- gle all the way. |
33       Oh what fun it is to ride in a |
34       one horse o -- pen sleigh. \bar "|."
35     }
36     }
37       \relative c'' {
38       \new Voice = "altos" {
39         \voiceTwo
40           \autoBeamOff
41           \key g \major
42           \time 4/4
43           g8 g g4 g8 g g4 |
44           g8 g d8. d16 g4 s4 |
45           e8 e e8. e16 e8 d d g16 g |
46           g8 g g g fis4 fis |
47           g8 g g4 g8 g g4 |
48           g8 g d8. d16 g4 s4 |
49           e8 e e8. e16 e8 d d g16 g |
50           fis8 fis fis fis g4. s8 \bar "|."
51       }
52     }
53     >>
54    
55     \new Staff = "men" \with {
56       \remove "Time_signature_engraver"
57       } <<
58       \relative c' {
59       \clef bass
60       \new Voice = "tenors" {
61         \voiceOne
62         \override Voice.Rest #'staff-position = #0
63           \autoBeamOff
64           \key g \major
65           \time 4/4
66           d8 d d4 d8 d d4 |
67           d8 b b8. c16 d4 r4 |
68           g,8 g g8. g16 g8 g g d'16 d |
69           cis8 cis cis cis d4 c |
70           d8 d d4 d8 d d4 |
71           d8 b b8. c16 d4 r4 |
72           g,8 g g8. g16 g8 g g d'16 d |
73           d8 d a c b4. r8 \bar "|."
74       }
75     }
76       \relative c {
77       \new Voice = "basses" {
78         \voiceTwo
79           \autoBeamOff
80           \key g \major
81           \time 4/4
82           g'8 g g4 g8 g g4 |
83           g8 g g8. g16 g4 s4 |
84           c,8 c c8. c16 g8 g g g'16 g |
85           e8 e a, a d4 d |
86           g8 g g4 g8 g g4 |
87           g8 g g8. g16 g4 s4 |
88           c,8 c c8. c16 g8 g g g'16 g |
89           d8 d d d g4. s8 \bar "|."
90       }
91     }
92     >>
93   >>

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The author died in 1893, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.


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current20:21, 10 November 2014Thumbnail for version as of 20:21, 10 November 2014721 × 549 (139 KB)TrlklyFixed some incorrect accidentals at the end. Also optimized.
23:04, 8 January 2014Thumbnail for version as of 23:04, 8 January 2014721 × 549 (226 KB)GringerChanged to use LilyPond script
03:49, 22 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 03:49, 22 December 2013686 × 544 (252 KB)Niamh O'COptimized (dropped file size by ~30%)
03:27, 22 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 03:27, 22 December 2013686 × 544 (356 KB)Niamh O'CRemoved extra sharps from second line
20:23, 21 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 20:23, 21 December 2013686 × 544 (363 KB)Niamh O'CTransferred from en.wikipedia: see original upload log above

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