George Butterworth: Folk Songs from Sussex and Other Songs

George Butterworth: Folk Songs from Sussex and Other Songs


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Voice, Piano Accompaniment (VCE/PFA)
Skill Level: Intermediate - Explain this
Composer: George Butterworth
Catalogue #: SABB332
ISBN: 9780852493328
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The songs of George Butterworth with piano accompaniment. Introduction by Peter J. Pirie

CONTENTS
A Blacksmith courted me (E - F sharp)
A brisk young sailor courted me (E - E)
Come my own one (C - F)
The Cuckoo (D - C)
I fear thy kisses (B flat - E)
I will make you brooches (C - F)
A lawyer he went out (C - E)
Requiescat (C - F)
Roving in the dew (E flat - E flat)
Seventeen come Sunday (D - E)
Sowing the seeds of love (C - D)
Tarry trousers (D - E)
The true lover’s farewell (D - E flat)
Yonder stands a lovely creature (C sharp - E)

Set for the Guildhall School examinations.



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Customer Rating I bought this collection after hearing some of the songs on a recently released album by Baritone Roderick Williams And Pianist Iain Burnside. I particularly liked 'A Blacksmith courted Me' which I wanted to learn and am now going to sing in the English composers' class in a local music Festival and also as an audition piece for CBSO Chorus. Some songs are familiar e.g Seventeen come Sunday & Sowing the Seeds of love; others less so and I now have at least another 2 to add to my repertoire. I think this collection would be a useful addition for any Recital singer, particularly of English songs.
Peejay

Customer Rating This makes an excellent addition to the other volume of Butterworth Songs " A Shropshire Land" George Butterworth was killed at the age of 31 during the battle of the Somme in 1916. His output as composer was limited and his early death was a loss to the musical world. The nature of these works are very different to the Housemann settings of a Shropshire Lad. Typical old english traditional folk songs:-boys meets girls girl meets boy then they leave. Also rare settings of texts by Oscar Wilde, Shelley and RL Stevenson
Anon.


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Format: Vocal Album
Length: 36 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Stainer & Bell

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