Folk Songs Of The British Isles

Folk Songs Of The British Isles / Various

Release Date: 09/25/2012
Label:  Griffin   Catalog #: 4078   Spars Code: AAD
Composer:  Traditional,  Charles Jeffreys,  James L. Molloy,  Delia Murphy,   …
Performer:  Phyllis Spurr,  Owen Brannigan,  Gerald Moore,  Peter Pears,   …
Conductor:  Robert Wilson,  Hugh S. Roberton,  Bob Sharples,  Ivor E. Sims,   …
Number of Discs: 1
Recorded in: Stereo
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins.

Folk Songs of the British Isles

 

1.
The Keel Row, Northumbrian folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  Phyllis Spurr (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1770; England
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs.
2.
Cushie Butterfield, music hall song (tune “Pretty Polly Perkins”) by Traditional 
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Written: 1850s
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs.
3.
Lincolnshire Poacher, folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  Peter Pears (), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs.
4.
Greensleeves by Traditional 
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century; England
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs.
5.
Bonnie Mary of Argyle by Charles Jeffreys 
Conductor:  Robert Wilson
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs.
6.
Kerry Dance by James L. Molloy 
Performer:  Peter Dawson (Bass Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: England
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs.
7.
The Star of the County Down, folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  John McCormack (), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Renaissance
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs.
8.
The Spinning Wheel by Delia Murphy 
Performer:  Mary O’hara ()
Period: Renaissance
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs.
9.
Charlie Is My Darling, folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  Ewan MacColl (Voice), Peggy Seeger (Voice)
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs.
10.
O can ye sew cushions, folk song by Traditional 
Conductor:  Hugh S. Roberton
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs.
11.
Over the Sea to Skye (a.k.a. “The Skye Boat Song”) by Traditional 
Performer:  Kenneth McKellar ()
Conductor:  Bob Sharples
Written: Scotland
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs.
12.
Annie Laurie, folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  Ian [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Wallace (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1823; Scotland
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs.
13.
Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms (a.k.a. “My Lodging is in the Cold, Cold Ground”) by Traditional 
Performer:  Ruby Murray (Voice)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1808; Ireland
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs.
14.
The garden where the praties grow, folk song by  
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs.
15.
The last rose of summer by Traditional 
Performer:  Dame Joan Hammond (), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs.
16.
A-Rovin’, sea shanty by Anonymous 
Performer:  Oscar Natzka ()
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs.
17.
Myfanwy by Joseph Parry 
Conductor:  Ivor E. Sims
Period: Romantic
Written: Wales, UK
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs.
18.
The Foggy, Foggy Dew, folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  Richard Lewis ()
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Written: by 1815; England
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs.
19.
Down by the Salley Gardens by Traditional 
Performer:  Phyllis Spurr (Piano)
Written: Ireland
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs.
20.
She moved through the fair by Traditional 
Performer:  Father Sydney MacEwan (), Duncan Morrison (Piano)
Written: Ireland
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs.
21.
Blow the Man Down / Hullabaloo Balay, folk song medley by Traditional 
Performer:  Oscar Natzka ()
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs.
22.
The Helston Furry, traditional melody by Traditional 
Performer:  Richard Lewis ()
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs.
23.
Cyfri’r geifr (Counting the Goats), folk song by Traditional 
Conductor:  Ivor E. Sims
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs.
24.
Westering Home by Traditional 
Performer:  Kenneth McKellar ()
Conductor:  Bob Sharples
Written: Scotland
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs.
25.
The Blaydon Races, folk song by Traditional 
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Owen Brannigan ()
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs.

26.

Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night), folk song by Traditional 
Conductor:  Ivor E. Sims
Period: Classical
Written: by 1784; Wales
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 

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