Folk-songs of the Upper Thames

with an essay on folk-song activity in the Upper Thames neighbourhood

Publisher: Duckworth & Co. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 306 Downloads: 441
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Edition Notes

Without music.

Statementcollected and edited by Alfred Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, Alfred, 1885?-1930.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1187 .W45
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18469532M

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Subject: Folksongs of the Upper Thames ONLINE From: GUEST, Sminky Date: 22 Sep 08 - PM All the songs from Alfred Williams' Folksongs of the Upper Thames are now online. The (searchable) site also includes songs collected by RVW, Gardiner, Hammond etc in the Wiltshire area.

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Folk Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams London: J.M. Dent & Sons, ISBN 0 X. Bushes and Briars Folk Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams Llanerch Publishers, ISBN 0 8. The great defect of Folksongs of the Upper Thames is that no music is given, the compiler having been content to note down the words only of two or three hundred songs.

He had no time to spare for the tunes. To separate such words from such music is much like asking you to judge of an opera by its libretto alone. Wiltshire: Collected By: Williams, Alfred: Alternative Title: Tune: Date: Source Primary: WSRO: /36 Packet 4 - Wiltshire: Williams, A: MS collection No Wt Source Secondary: Williams, A: Folk songs of the upper Thames,p Recording: Song Lyrics: Verse 1 The cuckoo is a merry bird, He sings as he flies, He brings us glad.

In the introduction to Folk Songs of The Upper Thames, Alfred Williams pointed out that folk songs were exceedingly numerous and that there must have been thousands in circulation, of one sort and another.

Some singers knew from two to three hundred songs and Author: Eric P. Johnson. It's Roud #, published by Williams, Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (). Anybody have background information on the song. Know of any other printed sources. No listing in the Traditional Ballad Index, and only the Williams book listed at Anybody have the Williams book, so we can compare it with the DT lyrics.

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Like /5. Alfred Williams collected in the countryside around the Upper Thames in the early part of this century and found Fathom the Bowl sung all the way from Malmesbury to Oxford.

These lyrics follow closely the version collected from Richard Frost by Clive Carey on 17 Aug in. Jonkers, based in Henley-on-Thames, specialises in the sale of exceptional Rare Books, 1st Editions & Manuscripts and Art & Illustrations. Folk Songs of the Upper Thames by WILLIAMS, Alfred - Jonkers Rare Books.

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In Round About the Upper Thames, a book finished eight years earlier, finally made it into print. It was followed, inby Folk Songs of the Upper Thames, which featured the best of a large collection of folk songs texts he had collected just prior to the war.

Alfred Williams collected The Ripe and Bearded Barley from farm hand Henry Sirman of Stanton Harcourt, and printed it in in his book Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames. Walter Pardon of Knapton, Norfolk, sang it with the more common title All Among the Barley on 2. Mr Baker’s textually incomplete version was padded out with verses possibly taken from Alfred Williams’ Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (according to Malcolm Douglas’s notes in Classic English Folk Songs).

The song is of some antiquity: the earliest known printed version has been dated c Edited by John Rutter Folk-Songs for Choirs 1.

Vocal score. Forces or Category: SATB unaccompanied for Choirs Collections. Twelve arrangements for unaccompanied SATB of folk-songs from the British Isles and North America. Folk-songs of the Upper Thames: with an essay on folk-song activity in the Upper Thames neighbourhood by Alfred Williams avg rating — 0 ratings — published Ballads and Songs of Indiana - online book A collection of traditional folk songs with commentaries, historical info, lyrics & sheet music.

A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs, p. ; Williams, Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames, p. ; White, American Negro Folk-Songs, p. Importantly, he published two books Round About the Upper Thames (), and Folk Songs of the Upper Thames (), which featured the best of a vast collection of hundreds of folk song lyrics he had assembled prior to the war.

His mission to help preserve the dying tradition of folksong was achieved by cycling around the area, mostly during.

The Herring Song, also known as Bolliton Sands, The Red Herring and Jolly red herring is a folk-song (Roud ) found in various forms and believed to be associated with the once-thriving herring-fishing industry in the North Sea. Several different variants of the song are known. A version of "The Red Herring" which was collected at South Zeal is included in the Baring.

Edited by John Rutter Folk-Songs for Choirs 2. Vocal score. Forces or Category: SATB unaccompanied for Choirs Collections. Thirteen arrangements for unaccompanied SATB of folk-songs from the British Isles. WSHC /72 Manuscript of A Cotswold Ploughing Match and other folk songs included in Folk Songs of the Upper Thames: Source Secondary: Williams, A: Folk songs of the upper Thames,p Recording: Song Lyrics: Verse 1 When spring comes in the birds will sing, The lambs will play and the bells will ring, And we shall enjoy the glorious.

Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Volume 1 (Medium Low Voice). Edited by Jay Althouse. For Voice (Low voice (Medium-Low)). Vocal Collection. For Solo Singers. Play along. Book & CD. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP). Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames (London: Duckworth, ) - 57 songs (words only).

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I do know that Alfred Williams collected it in his book Folk Songs of the Upper Thames, having obtained it from one Henry Serman, a farm hand. A final note: I make no apologies for the fact that I chose not to quote all the verses in the novel (and thus, to record a similarly abbreviated version); nor for the fact that ours deviates from.

The folk music of England is a tradition-based music, which has been existed since the later medieval period. It is often contrasted with courtly, classical and later commercial music. Folk music has been preserved and transmitted orally, through print and later through recordings.

The term is used to refer to English traditional music and music composed, or delivered, in a. Apart from volumes of poetry and books on the Wiltshire countryside he published the well respected Life in a Railway Factory (), and Folk Songs of the Upper Thames ().

The latter were collected betweenwhen he left the GWR through ill health, andwhen he volunteered for the army.Plans for events in are coming along nicely. Our first meeting of the year will be held on 25 April in Swindon, on the doorstep of the Great Western Railway Works where Alfred Williams operated a steam hammer, and which was the centre for his forays around the Upper Thames Valley.

In Victorian times, England was famously dubbed the land without music - but one of the great musical discoveries of the early twentieth century was that England had a vital heritage of folk song and music which was easily good enough to stand comparison with those of other parts of Britain and overseas.

Cecil Sharp, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Percy Grainger, Brand: Faber & Faber.