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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Complete folksong arrangements.
[London] : Boosey & Hawkes ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed by Hal Leonard Corp., ©2006
|Document Type:||Musical Score|
|Music Type:||Songs; Folk music|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Benjamin Britten; Richard Walters; Colin Matthews; Paul Francis Kildea; Iris Holland Rogers; Cecil J Sharp; W B Yeats; Thomas Moore; Henry G Carey; Robert Burns; H E D Hammond; Ralph Vaughan Williams; W G Whittaker; John Jacob Niles; Kane O'Hara; E J Moeran; Charles Burney; Lucy Etheldred Broadwood; J A Fuller-Maitland; John A Lomax; Alan Lomax; Charles Dibdin|
|ISBN:||1423418174 9781423418177 9781423421566 1423421566|
|Language Note:||English, French, and Welsh (1976 collection, 5th and 6th songs) words; English singing translation of French songs by Iris Rogers.|
|Notes:||"This edition presents 61 songs from eight previously published small sets and collections ..."--Preface, page v. Volume numbers in this single-volume edition's table of contents refer to the original 8 publications.
For high voice and piano; Vol. 6: England originally for voice and guitar, Eight folksong arrangements (1976) originally for voice and harp, arranged for voice and piano by Colin Matthews; Soldier, won't you marry me? for 2 voices and piano; The stream in the valley for voice, violoncello ad libitum, and piano (violoncello part on page 237).
Includes new preface and notes on the songs by the editor (pages v-xxv) in English.
Reprint of original preface to Tom Bowling and other song arrangements (Boosey & Hawkes, 2001) by Paul Kildea on pages xxiv-xxv, in English.
|Description:||1 score (xxv, 237 pages) : 1 portrait ; 31 cm|
|Contents:||Notes on the songs --
v. 1. British Isles. The Salley gardens ; Little Sir William ; The bonny Earl o' Moray ; O can ye sew cushions? ; The trees they grow so high ; The ash grove ; Oliver Cromwell --
v. 2. France. La Noël passée ; Voici le printemps ; Fileuse ; Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse ; La belle est au jardin d'amour ; Il est quelqu'un sur terre ; Eho! Eho! ; Quand j'étais chez mon père --
v. 3. British isles. The plough boy ; There's none to soothe ; Sweet Polly Oliver ; The miller of dee ; The foggy, foggy dew ; O waly, waly ; Come you not from Newcastle? --
v. 4. Moore's Irish melodies. Avenging and bright ; Sail on, sail on ; How sweet the answer ; The minstrel boy ; At the mid hour of night ; Rich and rare ; Dear harp of my country! ; Oft in the stilly night ; The last rose of summer ; O the sight entrancing. v. 5. British isles. The brisk young widow ; Salley in our alley ; The Lincolnshire poacher ; Early one morning ; Ca' the yowes --
v. 6. England. I will give my love an apple ; Sailor-boy ; Master Kilby ; The soldier and the sailor ; Bonny at morn ; The shooting of his dear --
Eight folksong arrangements (1976). Lord! I married me a wife ; She's like the swallow ; Lemady ; Bonny at morn ; I was lonely and forlorn ; David of the white rock ; The false knight upon the road ; Bird scarer's song --
Tom Bowling and other song arrangements. Tom Bowling ; The crocodile ; Dink's song ; Greensleeves ; The holly and the ivy ; I wonder as I wander ; Pray goody ; The deaf woman's courtship ; Soldier, won't you marry me? ; The stream in the valley ; The stream in the valley (cello part).
|Medium of Performance:||high voice
|Other Titles:||Vocal music.
Complete folk song arrangements
|Responsibility:||Benjamin Britten ; edited by Richard Walters.|