Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Nigel Paterson Vaughan Williams Folk Songs-7 July 2017-Leith Hill (30) RE: Vaughan Williams Folk Songs 12th May 14 May 17


I can't help you with 'The Old Dog' but I found this in Michael Kennedy's definitive book: 'The Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams' (O.U.P. 1966): "Vaughan Williams began to collect in earnest on 4th December, 1903...the tune...was the beautiful 'Bushes & Briars' & he found it at Ingrave, near Brentwood..." (p29). Here are a few more songs RVW collected at the same date & time: 'The Storm', 'Princess Royal', 'Here comes little David', 'The cruel Father & the affectionate Lover', 'The Sheffield Apprentice', 'It's of a fair young Damsel' [Banks of Sweet Dundee] (Appendix 2, p648). There are a dozen or so more songs in the Appendix. I bought my copy of Kennedy's book, way back in the 60s. Hopefully, it's still available. I wish you every success with your music making,
                               Musically,
                                              Nigel Paterson.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.