5 English Folk Songs (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Sheet Music


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4 more: 2. The Spring Time of the Year • 3. Just as the Tide was Flowing • 4. The Lover's Ghost • 5. Wassail Song

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Fynnjamin (2010/10/23)

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Fynnjamin (2010/10/23)

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Fynnjamin (2010/10/23)

Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1913. Plates 1559-1563.
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General Information

Work Title 5 English Folk Songs freely arranged for Unaccompanied Chorus
Alternative. Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 17
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs:
  1. The Dark Eyed Sailor. Andante quasi allegretto (G major)
  2. The Spring Time of the Year. Adagio (E minor)
  3. Just as the Tide was Flowing. Allegro vivace (A major)
  4. The Lover's Ghost. Lento ma non troppo (C minor)
  5. Wassail Song. Vivace (A major) from Folk Songs of the Four Seasons
First Publication. 1913
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB) unaccompanied
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive (Nos.1-4)
Extra Information The score contains a piano part, specified "for practice only".