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Four Studies in English Folk-song

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By the time Ralph Vaughan Williams had created his Studies in English Folk-song in 1926 (there are six studies in all) he had been travelling around the country collecting English folk songs for a quarter of a century. Along with Cecil Sharp, he preserved for posterity many examples of an English musical tradition that was already dying out, and now is almost totally non-existent except within specialist societies and groups of enthusiasts. These studies were originally written for the cellist May Mukle, who gave the first performance at the Scala Theatre in London on 4 June 1926.

from notes by Laurence Perkins 2004

Recordings

The Playful Pachyderm
Studio Master: CDA67453Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Track-specific metadata for CDA67453 track 10

She borrowed some of her mother's gold
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ISRC
GB-AJY-04-45310
Duration
1'27
Recording date
4 July 2003
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Will Brown & Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. The Playful Pachyderm (CDA67453)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: November 2004
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