1. A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas.
2. A slow sentimental or romantic song.
Oxford English Dictionary
Cecil Sharp House will host performances of two unique commissions in February 2015 to celebrate and explore the ballad form of song.
Inspired by the jealous, lustful and murderous folk song narratives, Isabel Greenberg presents her interpretation of the cruel and fantastical folk song Two Sisters at Cecil Sharp House from 6 November.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS), in collaboration with Music Prince Edward Island (MusicPEI), have been running exchange projects as part of our Artists’ Development programme since 2012, when Sam Carter first made the journey across the pond to work with Canadian singer-songwriter Catherine MacLellan.
This New York based show brings together a different group of musicians, authors, comedians and poets for each performance, combining their individual talents to create and deliver a unique and unforgettable experience.