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Old Pendle
Old Pendle Old Pendle is about Pendle Hill in North East Lancashire. It is believed that witches live there. Although it sounds like an old folk song, this song was written in the 1950s in the folk style. The composers were Milton and Allen...
   
Abroad for Pleasure
Abroad for Pleasure Alternative titles: Pratty Flowers or The Holmfirth Anthem A popular chorus song, this is associated strongly with the old West Riding of Yorkshire, though it has been collected widely throughout England. It is a pastoral love...
   
The Farmer's Boy / To Be A Farmer's Boy
To Be A Farmer's Boy/The Farmer's Boy To Be A Farmer’s Boy (Or The Farmer’s Boy ) is in The Full English Chorus Songs Pack , and the Seven Songs of Harvest pack for primary schools. You can download both packs from the PDF tab at the top of the...
   
Pleasant and Delightful
Pleasant and Delightful This song is widespread in England and still heard in many folk club and festival singing sessions. Often the delivery of the verses is quite perfunctory with all the emphasis of the singing being placed on the communal...
   
Fathom The Bowl / Punch Ladle
Fathom The Bowl / Punch Ladle Fathom the Bowl probably began life as a printed broadside, for example www.vwml.org/record/FK/13/42/1 as the collected versions are all very similar in their wording, most coming from the southern counties of...
   
Sweet Nightingale
Sweet Nightingale A popular chorus song. The words of Sweet Nightingale were first published in Robert Bell's Ancient Poems of the Peasantry of England , 1857, with the note: “This curious ditty—said to be a translation from the ancient Cornish...
   
Barley Mow
Barley Mow A cumulative song found throughout the British Isles. There are versions in the archive from Sussex, Kent, Somerset, Cornwall, Kent, Wiltshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire and more. The ‘barley mow’ of the title is a stack of barley, gathered...
   
Folk Chorus Songs Selection
Folk Chorus Songs Selection One type of song that has remained popular across English speaking traditions is the ‘chorus song’. These are often led by one singer (in a pub, for example) with the community joining in with the repeated chorus,...
   
False Lamkin: teaching notes for Key Stages 2 and 3
False Lamkin: teaching notes for Key Stages 2 and 3 Background notes on this dramatic and gory ballad, suitable for Key Stages 2 and 3, by Mary Humphreys. The song lends itself to a much deeper exploration of the social history of mediaeval to...
   
An Acre of Land: Key Stages 1 and 2
An Acre of Land: Key Stages 1 and 2 A suite of resources to help use this folk song in a variety of ways across the primary curriculum. Developed with primary song specialist Sue Nicholls, and Camden Music Service, there are arrangements for...
 
Jim The Carter Lad
Jim The Carter Lad A song chosen to be in the Seven Songs of Harvest pack , complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in song across the world –...
   
The Hundred Haymakers
The Hundred Haymakers A song chosen to be in the Seven Songs of Harvest pack , complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in song across the...
   
John Barleycorn
John Barleycorn A song chosen to be in the Seven Songs of Harvest pack , complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in song across the world –...
   
The Green Grass
The Green Grass A song chosen to be in the Seven Songs of Harvest pack , complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in song across the world –...
   
Oats And Beans And Barley
Oats And Beans And Barley A folk song chosen for the Seven Songs of Harvest pack , complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in song across the...
   
There’s A Nice Field Of Turnips Over There
There’s A Nice Field Of Turnips Over There A folk song chosen for the Seven Songs of Harvest pack , complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in...
   
Seven Songs of Harvest
Seven Songs of Harvest A pack of seven folk songs, complete with notation and teaching notes for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 written and arranged by Bob Kenward. Harvest has long been celebrated in song across the world – and still is. It is an...
   
Using Folk Song in Secondary Schools
Using Folk Song in Secondary Schools A pack compiled by Hazel Askew presenting a few different ways that folk song can be used at Key Stage 3. The aim of this pack is to explore ways of introducing and using folk music at Key Stage 3 in secondary...
   
Sally Walker
Sally Walker A folk song collected by Anne G. Gilchrist in Altrincham c.1900, and suitable for warming up exercises. Caroline Price used this, and Lubin, as warm up songs for The Full English community event held at The Met, Bury in on 8...
 
Lubin
Lubin A folk song collected by Anne G. Gilchrist in Altrincham c.1900, and suitable for warming up exercises. Caroline Price used this, and Sally Walker, as warm up songs for The Full English community event held at The Met, Bury in on 8...
 

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