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Folk-songs of the Upper Thames

Folk-songs of the Upper Thames

with an essay on folk-song activity in the Upper Thames neighbourhood

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Published by Duckworth & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk songs, English

  • Edition Notes

    Without music.

    Statementcollected and edited by Alfred Williams.
    ContributionsWilliams, Alfred, 1885?-1930.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1187 .W45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18469532M

    Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Volume 1 (Medium Low Voice). Edited by Jay Althouse. For Voice (Low voice (Medium-Low)). Vocal Collection. For Solo Singers. Play along. Book & CD. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP). Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames (London: Duckworth, ) - 57 songs (words only). The books of Fred Archer of Ashton-under-Hill, which was part of Gloucestershire until , contain many references to folksongs, especially the Ashton carols.

    The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs couldn't be better timed an utterly indispensable collection of music for murder, wooing and wanton abandon (Record Collector) Compelling fascinating and refreshingly objective Free of any cloying romanticism An impressive and nourishing book, with an appeal far beyond the folk aficionado/5. I do know that Alfred Williams collected it in his book Folk Songs of the Upper Thames, having obtained it from one Henry Serman, a farm hand. A final note: I make no apologies for the fact that I chose not to quote all the verses in the novel (and thus, to record a similarly abbreviated version); nor for the fact that ours deviates from.

    The folk music of England is a tradition-based music, which has been existed since the later medieval period. It is often contrasted with courtly, classical and later commercial music. Folk music has been preserved and transmitted orally, through print and later through recordings. The term is used to refer to English traditional music and music composed, or delivered, in a . Apart from volumes of poetry and books on the Wiltshire countryside he published the well respected Life in a Railway Factory (), and Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (). The latter were collected between , when he left the GWR through ill health, and , when he volunteered for the army.


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Subject: Folksongs of the Upper Thames ONLINE From: GUEST, Sminky Date: 22 Sep 08 - PM All the songs from Alfred Williams' Folksongs of the Upper Thames are now online. The (searchable) site also includes songs collected by RVW, Gardiner, Hammond etc in the Wiltshire area. in all. Folk-songs of the upper Thames;: With an essay on folk-song activity in the upper Thames neighborhood, by Williams, Alfred and a great selection of related books, Folk-songs of the Upper Thames book and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

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Folk Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams London: J.M. Dent & Sons, ISBN 0 X. Bushes and Briars Folk Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams Llanerch Publishers, ISBN 0 8.

The great defect of Folksongs of the Upper Thames is that no music is given, the compiler having been content to note down the words only of two or three hundred songs. He had no time to spare for the tunes. To separate such words from such music is much like asking you to judge of an opera by its libretto alone.

Wiltshire: Collected By: Williams, Alfred: Alternative Title: Tune: Date: Source Primary: WSRO: /36 Packet 4 - Wiltshire: Williams, A: MS collection No Wt Source Secondary: Williams, A: Folk songs of the upper Thames,p Recording: Song Lyrics: Verse 1 The cuckoo is a merry bird, He sings as he flies, He brings us glad.

In the introduction to Folk Songs of The Upper Thames, Alfred Williams pointed out that folk songs were exceedingly numerous and that there must have been thousands in circulation, of one sort and another. Some singers knew from two to three hundred songs and Author: Eric P. Johnson.

It's Roud #, published by Williams, Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (). Anybody have background information on the song. Know of any other printed sources. No listing in the Traditional Ballad Index, and only the Williams book listed at Anybody have the Williams book, so we can compare it with the DT lyrics.

First line is. All Among the Barley is definitely a book to lose yourself in and admire the quality of the writing and characterisation rather than expect a swiftly moving story line.

Its also, I think, a book that is worthy of some reflection as there are ideas and issues explored that are not immediately discernible but subtly introduced by the author. Like /5. Alfred Williams collected in the countryside around the Upper Thames in the early part of this century and found Fathom the Bowl sung all the way from Malmesbury to Oxford.

These lyrics follow closely the version collected from Richard Frost by Clive Carey on 17 Aug in. Jonkers, based in Henley-on-Thames, specialises in the sale of exceptional Rare Books, 1st Editions & Manuscripts and Art & Illustrations.

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In Round About the Upper Thames, a book finished eight years earlier, finally made it into print. It was followed, inby Folk Songs of the Upper Thames, which featured the best of a large collection of folk songs texts he had collected just prior to the war.

Alfred Williams collected The Ripe and Bearded Barley from farm hand Henry Sirman of Stanton Harcourt, and printed it in in his book Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames. Walter Pardon of Knapton, Norfolk, sang it with the more common title All Among the Barley on 2.

Mr Baker’s textually incomplete version was padded out with verses possibly taken from Alfred Williams’ Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (according to Malcolm Douglas’s notes in Classic English Folk Songs).

The song is of some antiquity: the earliest known printed version has been dated c Edited by John Rutter Folk-Songs for Choirs 1.

Vocal score. Forces or Category: SATB unaccompanied for Choirs Collections. Twelve arrangements for unaccompanied SATB of folk-songs from the British Isles and North America. Folk-songs of the Upper Thames: with an essay on folk-song activity in the Upper Thames neighbourhood by Alfred Williams avg rating — 0 ratings — published.

Ballads and Songs of Indiana - online book A collection of traditional folk songs with commentaries, historical info, lyrics & sheet music. A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs, p. ; Williams, Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames, p. ; White, American Negro Folk-Songs, p.

.Importantly, he published two books Round About the Upper Thames (), and Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (), which featured the best of a vast collection of hundreds of folk song lyrics he had assembled prior to the war. His mission to help preserve the dying tradition of folksong was achieved by cycling around the area, mostly during.The Herring Song, also known as Bolliton Sands, The Red Herring and Jolly red herring is a folk-song (Roud ) found in various forms and believed to be associated with the once-thriving herring-fishing industry in the North Sea.

Several different variants of the song are known. A version of "The Red Herring" which was collected at South Zeal is included in the Baring .