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ballad literature and popular music of the olden time a history of the ancient songs, ballads, and of the dance tunes of England, with numerous anecdotes and entire ballads; also, a short account of the Minstrels by William Chappell

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby W. Chappell ; the whole of the airs harmonized by G.A. Macfarren. Vol.1.
ContributionsMacfarren, G. A.
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Open LibraryOL17578283M

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The ballad literature and popular music of the olden time: a history of the ancient songs, ballads, and of the dance tunes of England, with numerous anecdotes and entire ballads; also, a short account of the minstrels / by W. Chappell ; the whole of airs harmonized by .   An expansion of his "Collection of national English airs", published Recast by Prof. H.E. Wooldridge and published in as "Old English popular music". Part of the present edition was issued under title "The ballad literature and popular music of the olden time." 22Pages:   The ballad literature and popular music of the olden time: a history of the ancient songs, ballads, and of the dance tunes of England, with numerous anecdotes and entire ballads: also a short account of the minstrels by Chappell, W. (William), ; Macfarren, G. Pages: The Ballad literature and popular music of the olden time: a history of the ancient songs, ballads, and of the dance tunes of England, with numerous anecdotes and entire ballads ; .

The ballad literature and popular music of the olden time; a history of the ancient songs, ballads, and of the dance tunes of England, also, a short account of the minstrels, by W. Chappell. The whole of the airs harmonized by G.A. Macfarren. With a new introd. by Frederick W. Sternfeld. This work, in five large volumes, issued in ten parts at intervals from to , and left by the editor at his death complete but for the Introduction—valde deflendus—gives in full all known variants of the three hundred and five ballads adjudged by its editor to be genuinely ‘popular,’ with an essay, prefixed to each ballad, on. The Ballad Literature and Popular Music of the Olden Time is an indispensable book for those interested in traditional and early music - excellent, informative, scholarly. It is available online but I wanted a copy of both volumes (it comes in 2 volumes) I can carry around/5(3). About this Book Catalog Record Details. The ballad literature and popular music of the olden v View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

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