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Victorian songhunters

the recovery and editing of English vernacular ballads and folk lyrics, 1820-1883

by E. David Gregory

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Published by Scarecrow in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Folk songs, English -- England -- History and criticism,
    • Ballads, English -- England -- History and criticism,
    • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementE. David Gregory.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3652 .G74 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3413828M
      ISBN 100810857030
      LC Control Number2005029975

      A Collection of Old Ballads is an anonymous book published – in three volumes in London by Roberts and Leach. It was the second major collection of British folksongs to be published, following Wit and Mirth, or Pills to Purge Melancholy (published –).. Ambrose Philips was once credited as the editor, but this has since been challenged. E. D. Gregory’s Victorian Songhunters: The Recovery and Editing of English Vernacular Ballads and Folk Lyrics, [Reviewed by Derek b. Scott] Maloney, Paul. Scotland and the Music Hall, — Studies in Popular Culture. (Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, Book Reviews Last modified 1 March

      A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music. Ballads derive from the medieval French chanson balladée or ballade, which were originally "dance songs".Ballads were particularly characteristic of the popular poetry and song of Britain and Ireland from the later medieval period until the 19th century. They were widely used across Europe, and later in Australia, North . In The Late Victorian Folksong Revival: The Persistence of English Melody, , E. David Gregory provides a reliable and comprehensive history of the birth and early development of the first English folksong revival. Continuing where Victorian Songhunters, his first book, left off, Gregory systematically explores what the Late Victorian folksong collectors discovered in the .

      Continuing where Victorian Songhunters, his first book, left off, Gregory systematically explores what the Late Victorian folksong collectors discovered in the field and what they published for posterity, identifying differences between the songs noted from oral . This is a pity, because Gregory’s readers have been here before: these are criticisms noted in Derek Scott’s excellent review of the series’ first volume, Victorian Songhunters: The Recovery and Editing of English Vernacular Ballads and Folk Lyrics, – () in Music & Letters (). Scott presented a balanced critique of.


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Victorian Songhunters is a pioneering history of the rediscovery of vernacular song—street songs that have entered oral tradition and have been passed from generation to generation—in England during the late Georgian and Victorian eras.

In the nineteenth century there were four main types of vernacular song: ballads, folk lyrics, occupational songs, and national songs.

Victorian Songhunters is a pioneering history of the rediscovery of vernacular song--street songs that have entered oral tradition and have been passed from generation to generation--in England during the late Georgian and Victorian eras.

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Professor Gregory achieves something commendable with Victorian Songhunters; he has written a readable scholarly book. Although this is densely written, Gregory has structured the book in such an orderly manner that the reader can read it cover to cover or read selectively without losing track of the narrative : Victorian Songhunters is a pioneering history of the rediscovery of vernacular song-street songs that have entered oral tradition and have been passed from generation to generation-in England during the late Georgian and Victorian eras.

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David Gregory. Review. A welcome follow-up to Gregory's Victorian Songhunters: The Recovery and Editing of English Vernacular Ballads and Folk Lyrics, (), this book presents tunes and texts for hundreds of songs from the published works of British folksong collectors of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, in particular Sabine Baring-Gould, Frank Kidson, and Lucy Range: £ - £ A text publication society is a learned society which publishes (either as its sole function, or as a principal function) scholarly editions of old works of historical or literary interest, or archival documents.

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