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Essex Folk Song Discovery: Coastal Songs
Songs mainly for Key Stages 2 & 3 Packed with fantastic folk songs from the coastal regions of Essex, this resource is full of pirates, sailors, fisherman and more. With a focus on Key Stage 2 and 3, with audio, notation and teachers’ notes,...
   
Acre of Land
Acre Of Land The word 'ivery' in this song is a dialect pronunciation of the word 'ivy'. My father left me an acre of land There goes this ivery, My father left me an acre of land, And a bunch of green holly and ivery. I ploughed it with my ram’s...
   
Folk Music: A resource for creative music-making (Key Stage 3 and 4)
Folk Music: A resource for creative music-making This pack explores what folk music is, and presents some songs and tunes to help get you started. Rob has provided suggestions for practical activities based on the material that would be suitable...
   
A Long Time Ago Pulling Chanty
A Long Time Ago - Pulling Chanty A sea shanty arranged in 2 parts, suitable for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils. This song was collected from James Tucker (69 years old) by Cecil Sharp, at Merchant Venturers Alms Houses, Bristol, 14 July 1914....
   
Resource Bank A – Z
An alphabetical list of all the educational materials in The Resource Bank A Long Time Ago Pulling Chanty -- A sea shanty arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2 A Roving -- A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2 Abroad for Pleasure --...
An Introduction to English Sea Songs and Shanties
Explore the background to English Sea Songs and Shanties.
 
Here We Come A-Wassailing - Ian Stephenson
Here We Come A-Wassailing An arrangement of a folk tune from Newcastle for Wind Band and optional choir by Ian Stephenson. As part of The Full English learning programme, Ian Stephenson worked closely with Edwin and Jessica Holmes in the Music...
 
Black Sailors and Sea Shanties
Black Sailors and Sea Shanties This pack explores the influence of black sailors on sea shanties and presents three songs with accompanying sheet music, recordings and activities - arranged by artists Adriano Adewale and Hazel Askew. EFDSS is...
   
Sea Songs and Shanties for Tall Ships
In the run-up to the Rendez-Vouz Tall Ships Regatta 2017, the Royal Borough of Greenwich supported schools and groups in the borough to participate in a range of linked activities. The Tall Ships come regularly to the Royal Borough of...
 
The Factory Operatives Call On Humanity
The Factory Operatives Call On Humanity A folk song arranged in 4 parts (SATB) by Caroline Price. This song comes from the Frank Kidson collection of folk material, and was published by J.O.Bebbington on a printed broadside (lyric sheet). Caroline...
 
Cotswold morris (3)
Dances are usually performed with sticks, handkerchiefs, or clapping and in sets of six dancers. Or as a jig - a showpiece dance performed solo, or as a double jig for two or more dancers. You can see an example of a Single Jig by clicking on...
 
Cotswold morris (2)
Teams of dancers are usually called sides . Kit includes bells attached to pads of leather worn just below the knee, brightly coloured ribbons or rosettes, decorated hats and often baldrics - two crossed sashes worn across the chest. There is...
Cotswold morris
Cotswold morris, also known as South Midlands morris, comes from Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire – the areas which include the Cotswold hills. The same tunes and dances might be found in several neighbouring...
Young Banker
Young Banker Young Banker is a classic tale of a spurned lover (see The Wedding Song by the Copper family for another) who prepares to take rejection on the chin and set off on their own, only for the object of his affections to change her mind....
   
English Folk Dance Introduction
Beginners' Guide to English Folk Dance English folk dance encompasses a rich diversity of dance forms that have developed over many centuries in communities throughout England. These traditions are alive and thriving as part of a living...
   
Molly (2)
Traditionally, dancers would dress in their work clothes (often they were farm labourers), or others in their most unusual clothes or Sunday best. Modern teams wear a variety of costumes, from old fashioned country tweed and corduroy to brightly...
Disguise in morris dancing
Some morris dancing traditions, notably Molly and border, use face paint as part of their costume. A variety of colours and patterns are used on faces (and sometimes masks) to combine with their costumes and provide each dance sides with their own...
Essex Folk Song Discovery
In 2016, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) was commissioned to deliver the Essex Folk Song Discovery Project by Essex Music Education Hub in seven schools in the Uttlesford region of north west Essex. The project was developed...
   
Ceilidh Band Project
The arrangements and dances in this resource were taken from Camden Music Service’s Wider Opportunities (First Access Instrumental) Ceilidh Project which has run over the past few years in association with the English Folk Dance and Song...
   
Twas in the Good Ship Rover

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