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The contents might well be catalogued here but in the meantime here's one song to be going on with - [[The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington]]
 
The contents might well be catalogued here but in the meantime here's one song to be going on with - [[The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington]]
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* '''Songs of the Peasantry of the Weald of Surrey and Sussex''' as Now sung by the peasantry of the Weald of Surrey and Sussex, and collected by one who has learnt them by hearing them sung every Christmas from early childhood, by the country people, who go about to the Neighbouring Houses, singing, or “Wassailing” as it is called, at that season. The Airs are set to music exactly as they are now sung to rescue them from oblivion…. and to afford a specimen of genuine Old English melody, and the words are given in their original Rough state, with an occasional slight alteration to render the sense intelligible '''Arr''' G A Dusart (1843). Private publication - 1847 - of songs collected by [[John Broadwood]].
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* '''Old English Popular Music''' by William Chappell ''Ed. H.E.Wooldridge'' ''Additions by Frank Kidson''
 
* '''Old English Popular Music''' by William Chappell ''Ed. H.E.Wooldridge'' ''Additions by Frank Kidson''
  
 
* '''[[Ballads and Songs of Derbyshire|The Ballads and Songs of Derbyshire]]''' - [http://www.peaklandheritage.org.uk/index.asp?peakkey=40600721 Llewellyn Jewitt] - 1867 - Bemrose & Lothian (London & Derby)
 
* '''[[Ballads and Songs of Derbyshire|The Ballads and Songs of Derbyshire]]''' - [http://www.peaklandheritage.org.uk/index.asp?peakkey=40600721 Llewellyn Jewitt] - 1867 - Bemrose & Lothian (London & Derby)
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* '''Sussex Songs: Popular Songs of Sussex''' arranged by H F Birch Reynardson - undated- Leonard and Co, (London). (Edited in collaboration with [[Lucy Broadwood]]) (stated by Lucy Broadwood to have been published in 1889)
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* '''English County Songs''' Ed. [[Lucy Broadwood]] & J A Fuller Maitland - 1893 - Leadenhall Press Ltd
 
* '''English County Songs''' Ed. [[Lucy Broadwood]] & J A Fuller Maitland - 1893 - Leadenhall Press Ltd

Revision as of 01:54, 12 April 2007

  • Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry is described in Wikipedia See

The contents might well be catalogued here but in the meantime here's one song to be going on with - The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington

  • Songs of the Peasantry of the Weald of Surrey and Sussex as Now sung by the peasantry of the Weald of Surrey and Sussex, and collected by one who has learnt them by hearing them sung every Christmas from early childhood, by the country people, who go about to the Neighbouring Houses, singing, or “Wassailing” as it is called, at that season. The Airs are set to music exactly as they are now sung to rescue them from oblivion…. and to afford a specimen of genuine Old English melody, and the words are given in their original Rough state, with an occasional slight alteration to render the sense intelligible Arr G A Dusart (1843). Private publication - 1847 - of songs collected by John Broadwood.


  • Old English Popular Music by William Chappell Ed. H.E.Wooldridge Additions by Frank Kidson
  • English County Songs Ed. Lucy Broadwood & J A Fuller Maitland - 1893 - Leadenhall Press Ltd