Folk Songs of the Kentucky Mountains (McGill, Josephine)

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Editor Josephine McGill
Henry Edward Krehbiel (1854-1923), foreword
Publisher. Info. New York: Boosey & Co., 1917. Plate 1783.
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Work Title Folk Songs of the Kentucky Mountains
Alternative. Title Twenty traditional ballads and other English folk-songs notated from the singing of the Kentucky Mountain People and arranged with piano accompaniment by Josephine McGill. Introductory note by H. E. Krehbiel.
Composer McGill, Josephine
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 20 songs:
  1. As I Walked Out
  2. Babes in the Woods
  3. Bangum and the Boar
  4. Barbara Allen
  5. The Cherry Tree
  6. The Cuckoo (2 Versions)
  7. The Forsaken Girl
  8. The Golden Willow Tree
  9. The Greenwood Side
  10. The Gypsie Laddie
  11. Her Cheek is Like Some Blooming Red Rose
  12. John and William
  13. Lady Gay
  14. Little Sparrow
  15. Lord Lovel
  16. Lord Randal
  17. Lord Thomas
  18. Loving Hannah
  19. The Mermaid
  20. Sweet William.
First Publication. 1917
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Dedication To those in the Kentucky Mountains "who take delight in singing," these arrangements are dedicated by "The strange woman who went among them looking for Song-Ballets".
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice and piano