Folk-Songs of England (Sharp, Cecil)




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Arranger Ralph Vaughan Williams
Editor Cecil Sharp
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1908, Plate 12678.
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Work Title Folk-Songs of England
Alternative. Title
Composer Sharp, Cecil
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's at least 2 books
  • Book 1: 16 Folk-Songs from Dorset, collected by H. E. D. Hammond, piano arrangements by Cecil Sharp
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: 15 Folk-Songs from the Eastern Counties, collected and arranged 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
First Publication. 1908
Language English
Dedication Book 2: These arrangements of Folk-tunes are gratefully dedicated to those who first sang them to me. R. V. W.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano