Folk-Songs of England (Sharp, Cecil)

Sheet Music

Scores

Book 1: Folk-Songs from Dorset

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Cypressdome (2018/8/3)

PDF scanned by US-R
Hamilton (2017/6/18)

Arranger Cecil Sharp (1859-1924)
Editor Henry Edward Denison Hammond (1866-1910), song collector
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1908. Plate 12593.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. File #534507: Original images: ca.350dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3220 by 4180 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Piano accompaniment by Sharp.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Book 2: Folk-Songs from the Eastern Counties

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Cypressdome (2018/8/3)

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Fynnjamin (2015/9/27)

Arranger Ralph Vaughan Williams
Editor Cecil Sharp, series editor
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1908. Plate 12678.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Collected and arranged by Vaughan Williams. File #534508: Original images: ca.350dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3220 by 4180 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Book 3: Folk-Songs from Hampshire

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Cypressdome (2018/8/3)

Arranger Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Editor Cecil Sharp, series editor
George Barnet Gardiner (1852-1910), song collector
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1909. Plate 12993.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.350dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3220 by 4180 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Book 4: Folk-Songs from Various Counties

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Cypressdome (2018/8/3)

Arranger Cecil Sharp
Editor Cecil Sharp, series editor, song collector
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1912. Plate 13587.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.350dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3220 by 4180 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Book 5: Folk-Songs from Sussex

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Cypressdome (2018/8/3)

Arranger Ralph Vaughan Williams
Albert Robins (The Isle of France)
Editor Cecil Sharp, series editor
William Percy Merrick (1868-1955), song collector
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1912. Plate 13652.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.350dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3220 by 4180 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Includes ad lib. violin parts for How cold the wind doth blow and The seeds of love.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Folk-Songs of England
Alternative. Title
Composer Sharp, Cecil
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 volumes:
  1. The Sheepstealer
  2. Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford
  3. The Jolly Ploughboy
  4. As I walked out one May morning
  5. The sprig of thyme
  6. High Germany
  7. Betty and her ducks
  8. Poor Sally sits a-weeping
  9. Nancy of London
  10. It's of a sailor bold
  11. The cuckoo
  12. The rambling comber
  13. Fair Susan
  14. Fair Margaret and Sweet William
  15. The turtle-dove
  16. Lady Maisry
  • Book 2: Folk-Songs from the Eastern Counties (collected by and piano accompaniment by R. Vaughan Williams)
Songs from Essex
1. Bushes and briars
2. Tarry trowsers
3. A bold young farmer
4. The lost lady found
5. As I walked out
6. The lark in the morning
Songs from Norfolk
7. On board a ninety-eight
8. The captain's apprentice
9. Ward, the pirate
10. The saucy bold robber
11. The bold Princess Royal
12. The Lincolnshire farmer
13. The Sheffield apprentice
Songs from Cambridgeshire
14. Geordie
15. Harry, the tailor
  • Book 3: Folk-Songs from Hampshire (collected by George B. Gardiner, piano accompaniment by Gustav Holst)
  1. Abroad as I was walking
  2. Lord Dunwaters
  3. The Irish girl
  4. Young Reilly
  5. The new-mown hay
  6. The willow tree
  7. Beautiful Nancy
  8. Sing ivy
  9. John Barleycorn
  10. Bedlam city
  11. The scolding wife
  12. The squire and the thresher
  13. The happy stranger
  14. Young Edwin in the Lowlands low
  15. Yonder sits a fair young damsel
  16. Our ship she lies in harbour
  • Book 4: Folk-Songs from Various Counties (collected by and piano accompaniment by Cecil Sharp)
  1. Bold Nelson's praise
  2. My boy Willie
  3. Drink old England dry
  4. Lawyer Lee
  5. The mare and the foal
  6. Poor old horse
  7. The little dunce
  8. The drowned sailor
  9. My bonny boy
  10. A woman's work is never done
  11. Jack the jolly tar
  12. False Lamkin
  • Book 5: Folk-Songs from Sussex (collected by W. Percy Merrick, piano accompaniment by R. Vaughan Williams and Albert Robins)
  1. Bold General Wolfe
  2. Low down in the broom
  3. The thresherman and the squire
  4. The pretty ploughboy
  5. O who is that that raps at my window?
  6. How cold the wind doth blow (or The unquiet grave)
  7. Captain Grant
  8. Farewell, lads
  9. Come, all you worthy Christians
  10. The Turkish lady
  11. The seeds of love
  12. The maid of Islington
  13. Here's adieu to all judges and juries
  14. Lovely Joan
  15. The Isle of France
First Publication. 1908–1912 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Dedication see below
Book 1, 3, 5: no dedication
Book 2: These arrangements of Folk-tunes are gratefully dedicated to those who first sang them to me. R. V. W.
Book 4: To Alice B. Gommes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano (arranged)