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SONGS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS.
Dedicated by permission to their Royal Highnesses Prince Bdward and Prince Albert of Wales.
One hundred National Airs, selected and arranged for Schools by W. H. HADOW.
Curwen's Edition, No. 5462.
Specially uanied by Dr. Somervell in a circular addrebsed to the Training Colleges. Contains almost all of the English songs named in the list approved by the Bosrd of Education, and many others in addition. For unison singing. Graded as to difficulty.
Fifth Edition.
ENGLISH FOLK SONGS FOR SCHOOLS
COLLECTED AND ARRANGED BY
S. BARING GOULD, M.A., and CECIL SHARP, B.A.
Curwen's Edition, No. 5120.
The fifty-three songs in this book have, with three exceptions, been taken down from the lips of country singers, and have been especially chosen fur use in sch'K>ls. They meet the Suggestions of the Board of education
Contents.
I.— ELEMENTARY.
A farmer he lived A Song for England
• Begone, Dull Care
blind Beggar's Daughter, The
• Blue Bell of Scotland, The Come, live with me
•Farmer's Song, The From Oberon in Fairyland Gather ye rosebuds
•God save the King
•Golden Slumbers Hark the slumbers
*Hunt is up. The
ojohn Peel ajollv Miller, The • Keel Row, The
Laud and Sea
Last Rose of Summer, The
Meeting ot the Waters, The aNow, Robin, lend to me
Past three o'clock
Pedlar Jim
Song Time
Spring Song •You Gentlemen of England
II.—INTERMEDIATE.
■Auld lang-syne
Autumn Song •Bailia's Daughter, The
• Barbara Allen
Bonnie Charlie's now awa'
• Bonnie Dundee •British Grenadiers, The
Dear harp of my country •Drink to me only •Early one morning •From the village steeple
(All through the night) •Good morning, pretty maid
• Harp that once, The Islaud, The
• Men ot Harlech
oNew-mown hay, The (With Jockrp> Now here's to the kingdom O give me a cot
aOak and the Ash, The
• Roast Beef of Old England Thf oSince first I saw your face oSong of the Western men •Vicar of Bray, The
Wanderer's Song Young Richard
A folk-sing-er from whom Mr. Sharp recovered more than 100 ancient tunes.
CONTENTS. Ballads.
The Wraggle Taggle Gipsies O.        The Coasts of Barbary.
HI.—ADVANCED.
Lord Rendal. The Old Man and his Wife. The Shepherd's Daughter. The Two Magicians. Cold blows the Wind. The Gulden Vanity. Flowers in the Valley.
Henry Martin.
Henry Martin (2nd version).
Lord B a tern an.
The Outlandish Knight.
Lord Thomas and Fair Bleanoi
Henry V and King of France
Golden Glove.
■ A hunting we will go
• Blow, blow thou winter wind Cavalier Song
•Cavalier, The (Polly Oliver) •Come, lasses and lads
Bvening Song •Evening Song (Flight of the Earls) •Fairest Isle
• Heart of oak ■Hunting the Hare
Market-day • Maypole, The •Mermaid, The •Minstrel Boy, The Morning Song Song of the Loom •Spring is coming, The •Under the greenwood tr* •Useful Plough, The •Where the bee suck*
Songrs.
Blow away the morning dew.
The Setds of Love.
Hares on the Mountains.
Creeping Jane.
The Poor Old Horse.
High Germany.
Sweet England.
Dabuling in thf- dew.
The Three Huntsmen.
just .1.1 the tide was a-rtowing.
The Merry Haymakers.
Slrawbrrry Fair.
Sir John Barleycorn.
The Simple Plaughboy.
Sweet Nightingale.
The Fox.
The Country Fanner's Son.
The Cuckoo.
The Jolly Waggoner.
Let bucks a-hunimg go.
The Evening Prayer.
The Saucy Sailor.
The Loyal Lover.
Outward and Homeward Bound.
The Dark-eyed Sailo*-.
Near London Town.
IV.—DUETS AND CHORUSES.
• Bay of Biscay
Cnme, brave companion! •Dolce Domum Hark to the Bella
• Herd's a health unto His Majesty
• Hope, the Hermit
•It was a lover and his lass Jacobite Song
•Lass of Richmond Hill •Now is the month of Maving •Prince Charlie's Farewell
(Farewell, Manchester)
• Rule, Britannia •Sigh no more, ladies
When the king enjoyt
• Ye mariners of England
Infants' Son&s.
Section V,—INSTRUMENTAL.
a = Approved by the Board of Education
Sly Reynard.
A Frog he would a-wooirig go.
The Frog and the Mouse.
The Old Woman and the Pedlar.
Simple Simon.
Cock-a-doodle doo.
The Sailor and the Mouse. Robin a-Thrush. One Michaelmas Morn. The Foolish Boy. Mowing the Barley.
Vocal Edition, both notations, Is.
[May also be had with pianoforte accompaniment, 2/6-cloth. 3/6.]
Price, Staff Notation, with accompaniments, 2s. 6d. Vocal Edition, both notations, cloth, Is.
Words only, 3d.: cloth, 6d.
LONDON: J CURWEN & SONS Ltd., 24 BERNERS STREET, W.
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