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Mick Pearce (MCP) Origin: Fowles in the Frith (Middle English) (21) RE: Origin: Fowles in the Frith (Middle English) 17 Jan 19

Some things never change Steve!

Here's the tune as promised.

X: 1
T:Fuweles In The Frith
Q:1/8=176 " freely"
N:' before word indicates stress
B:E J Dobson & F Ll Harrison: "Medieval English Songs", Faber and Faber, 1979
B:Facimile of original in H E Wooldridge: "Early English Harmony", i, London 1897, pl 7
B:Image of original also in Luria and Hoffman "MIddle English Lyrics", 1974, p8
S:Original from Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 139, f.5
V:1 clef=treble name="Alto" sname="Alt"
V:2 clef=treble name="Baritone" sname="Bar"
"^' marks stress"(FE)D (F3 G) (AB) (AGA) G| (FGAG) GGA (B2 F) (GA G3) F|
w: 'Fu_we-les_ 'in_ the__ 'frith,| the___ 'fi-shes_ 'in_ the__ 'flood|
F FF G(AGF) G|D (FD) (FGA) (GFG) (FA) F|
B BB c(ABA) G|B (cd) F3 (GAG) G2 F|
w:and 'I mon 'wa- xe__ 'wood.|Much 'sorw_ I 'wal__ ke 'with|
G2 G(FGA) (GFG) (FE) F |]
(GA) B F3 (GAG) (FG) F |]
w:for_ 'best of 'bon__ and_ 'blood |]

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