Folk Songs from Sussex (Butterworth, George)

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Arranger George Butterworth
Editor First edition
George Butterworth
Francis Jekyll (1882-1965)
Publisher. Info. London: Augener, 1913. Plate 14502.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.350dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3200 by 4170 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Jekyll is mentioned as having "noted" 4 of the 11 songs.
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General Information

Work Title Folk Songs from Sussex
Alternative. Title
Composer Butterworth, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 songs
  1. Yonder stands a lovely creature
  2. A blacksmith courted me
  3. Sowing the seeds of love
  4. A lawyer he went out
  5. Come my own one
  6. The cuckoo
  7. A brisk young sailor courted me
  8. Seventeen come Sunday
  9. Roving in the dew
  10. The true lover's farewell
  11. Tarry trowsers
First Publication. 1913 – London: Augener
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano (arranged)