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What was this book I had?

GUEST,vielleuse 25 Aug 10 - 02:24 PM
Steve Gardham 25 Aug 10 - 03:03 PM
open mike 25 Aug 10 - 03:34 PM
GUEST,vielleuse 25 Aug 10 - 04:11 PM
The Fooles Troupe 26 Aug 10 - 08:58 AM
Sandra in Sydney 26 Aug 10 - 09:47 AM
GUEST,vielleuse 27 Aug 10 - 04:35 AM
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Subject: What was this songbook I had?
From: GUEST,vielleuse
Date: 25 Aug 10 - 02:24 PM

I have some photocopied sheets of trad English songs that I think came out of a book I got out of the library. It must be quite a thick book as the last one I've got is song #143 on page 151. All the songs I've copied are lovely and I'd quite like to get the original book now I'm not a skint student any more. So I'll list what I've got - does it ring any bells for anyone?

6: The Dragoon & The Lady
7: The Low Lands of Holland
25: Robin Hood & the Tanner
30: The Unquiet Grave, or Cold Blows the Wind
31: The Drowned Lover (this is the first in a section titled "Lovers' Laments")
38: Green Bushes
39: Once I had a Sweetheart
90: It's a Rosebud in June
91: Sheep Shearing
142: The Beggar
143: T Stands for Thomas

All of these songs have the attributions eg "sung by Mrs Sage (73) at Chew Stoke, Somerset, 1 April 1907" so it's a serious collection.


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: Steve Gardham
Date: 25 Aug 10 - 03:03 PM

The book you require is 'The Crystal Spring' edited by Maud Karpeles, but be careful it was issued in 2 separate volumes at one point. You are looking for the combined volume published by OUP in 1987. You should be able to pick up a copy quite reasonably on Amazon/Alibris/AbeBooks. Wouldn't be surprised if Dave Eyre had a copy or two for sale.


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: open mike
Date: 25 Aug 10 - 03:34 PM

it comes in a spiral bound edition..
these are English folk songs collected by Cecil Sharp.


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: GUEST,vielleuse
Date: 25 Aug 10 - 04:11 PM

Fantastic, thanks, I knew someone would know. 60p on Amazon!


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 26 Aug 10 - 08:58 AM

Not a skint student any more and all you laid out NOW was 60p!!!!

......... hmmmm....


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 26 Aug 10 - 09:47 AM

plus postage!


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: GUEST,vielleuse
Date: 27 Aug 10 - 04:35 AM

The postage was £2.75.

It has to be said it's some time since I was a student and the thing was probably in print and full price back then... in fact that was before the days of Amazon... but let's not dwell on that...


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Subject: RE: What was this book I had?
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 27 Aug 10 - 08:35 AM

very good value - if you're determined to spend money, you might need to do a little bit more shopping! we can never have too many books

sandra


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