A arrangement of a folk song from Gloucestershire, in two parts, by Kathryn Davidson. This piece was performed at The Full English Community Choir Day at Sage Gateshead in 2014. The scores are provided in Dmajor and Cmajor.
The words of the song were collected by Sabine Baring-Gould: www.vwml.org/record/SBG/1/1/194
The tune was collected from Henry Thomas by Cecil Sharp, 3 April 1907, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire: www.vwml.org/record/CJS2/9/1222
Kathryn is Folk Strand Leader for Sage Gateshead’s Learning and Participation department and holds a degree in Folk and Traditional Music from Newcastle University. Nationally sought-after as a choir leader and vocal tutor, her approach is flexible and tailored to her pupils.
As a choir leader she creates bespoke arrangements of folk songs, often from her native Northumberland. Her debut solo album The Lass will Not Learn was released in 2012 and she codirects the Folkworks Adult Summer Schools. Kathryn worked on two schools projects for The Full English, and also ran a community choir event at Sage Gateshead drawing on material from The Full English digital archive.
Note that these links take you to the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library website which holds the full archival details of the material. Material on the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library website is not censored or expurgated and may contain material considered offensive by modern standards.