Today’s carol (previously: 1, 2, 3) provides an unusually concise summary of the wassailing philosophy—i.e., we’ll stand out here giving you musical guilt until you cough up the swag! And then on to your neighbors! A present for my sister Joy, currently spending her birthday somewhere in Mexico. On purpose, I think.
Guerrieri: A Jolly Wassail-Bowl (PDF, 110 KB; demented music-box MIDI here)
These are all terrific. But after playing the midi files my wife informed me that if a group of carolers show up at our doorstep singing any of these, Guerrieri will have some answering to do.