Category Archives: Folksong arrangements

Listening to Britten – Bird Scarer’s Song

Norfolk Hayfield by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London Lord! I Married Me A Wife (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 1) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Not known Text … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – The False Knight upon the Road

Melting Snow, Ludham by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London The False Knight upon the Road (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 7) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Not known … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Dafydd Y Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock)

The leaning willow by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London Dafydd Y Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock) (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 6) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn (I was lonely and forlorn)

The Wensum at Norwich, December by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn (I was lonely and forlorn) (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 5) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Bonny at Morn (with harp)

A Windy Day by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London Bonny at Morn (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 4) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Not known Text Traditional Language … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Lemady

Norfolk Hedgerow by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London Lemady (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 3) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Not known Text Traditional Language English Duration 1’30” … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – She’s like the swallow

An East Coast Village by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London She’s like the swallow (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 2) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Not known Text … Continue reading

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