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Ballads from the High Middle Ages published in the Child Ballads such as A Gest of Robyn Hode, Robin Hood and the Monk, Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne, and Robin Hood and the Potter, as well as Sir Walter Scott's 1820 novel Ivanhoe all point to a possible South Yorkshire birth for the legend.
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Ballads were particularly characteristic of the popular poetry and song of the British Isles from the later medieval period until the 19th century and used extensively across Europe and later the Americas, Australia and North Africa.
Together, Wordsworth and Coleridge ( with insights from Dorothy ) produced Lyrical Ballads ( 1798 ), an important work in the English Romantic movement.
For the second class, subjects were to be chosen from ordinary life ... In this idea originated the plan of the ' Lyrical Ballads '; in which it was agreed, that my endeavours should be directed to persons and characters supernatural, or at least Romantic ; yet so as to transfer from our inward nature a human interest and a semblance of truth sufficient to procure for these shadows of imagination that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
The event was described in the Johnny Cash song " As Long as the Grass Shall Grow " from the 1964 album Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, which focused on the history of and problems facing Native Americans in the United States.
* Vonnegut collaborated with US composer Dave Soldier for a CD titled Ice-9 Ballads, featuring nine songs with lyrics taken from Cat's Cradle.
With the success of " Gypsy Ballads ", came an estrangement from Dali and the breakdown of a love affair with sculptor Emilio Soriano Aladrén.
Beginning in 1999, Monster Ballads, a series of compilation albums that feature popular power ballads, usually from the glam metal genre, capitalized on the nostalgia, with the first volume going platinum.
Lomax, now 17, therefore took a break from studying to join his father's folk song collecting field trips for the Library of Congress, co-authoring American Ballads and Folk Songs ( 1934 ) and Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly ( 1936 ).
His musical accomplishments include the Grammy Award for his 1959 hit and signature song " El Paso ", taken from his album Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs.
About 1800 he also purchased the copyright of Southey's Joan of Arc and Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads, from Joseph Cottle of Bristol.
* 1931: " Lied der roten Flieger " ( after Kirsanow ); Four Songs ( after Frank, Weinert ) from the film Niemandsland '; Three Songs from the film Kuhle Wampe ( texts of Brecht ); " Ballad of the Pirates ", " Song of Mariken ", Four Ballads ( with Bertolt Brecht ); Suite No. 2, Op.
Capitalizing on his victory of the American reality show, his Debut compilation was re-issued, and his second collection was also released in the same year, True Ballads, including some of his solo tracks, most of the cover songs which were already contained in his second studio album, and historical hits from the Spandau Ballet period.
Wynkyn de Worde printed ballads of Robin Hood from the 16th century are an important artefact, as are John Playford's The Dancing Master and Robert Harley's Roxburghe Ballads collections.
( 36 variations on the Sergio Ortega song El pueblo unido jamás será vencido ), a set of virtuosic piano variations written as a companion piece to Beethoven's Diabelli Variations ; Coming Together, which is a setting of letters from Sam Melville, an inmate at Attica State Prison, at the time of the famous riots there ( 1971 ); North American Ballads ; Night Crossing with Fisherman ; Fougues ; Fantasia and Sonata ; The Price of Oil, and Le Silence des Espaces Infinis, both of which use graphical notation ; Les Moutons de Panurge ; and the Antigone-Legend, which features a principled opposition to the policies of the State, and which was premiered on the night that the United States bombed Libya in April 1986 ( ibid ).
Folk songs from the West Country include ‘ Widdecombe Fair ’, ‘ Spanish Ladies ’ and ‘ The Seeds of Love .’ The region was important in the first folk revival, as the Devon-born antiquarian Sabine Baring-Gould invested effort in collecting regional music, published as Songs and Ballads of the West ( 1889 – 91 ), the first collection published for the mass market.
" Roll On, Columbia, Roll On " was part of the Columbia River Ballads, a set of twenty-six songs written by Guthrie as part of a commission by the Bonneville Power Administration ( BPA ), the federal agency created to sell and distribute power from the river's federal hydroelectric facilities ( primarily Bonneville Dam and Grand Coulee Dam ).
In the nineteenth century cowboy bands developed and cowboy songs began to be collected and published from the early twentieth century with books like John Lomax's Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads ( 1910 ).
* Ancient Songs and Ballads from the Reign of King Henry the Second to the Revolution in Two Volumes, ( BiblioBazaar, 2009 ) ISBN 1-103-18694-9
The song collector Colm Ó Lochlainn, in his book Irish Street Ballads, described how his mother learnt " Whiskey in the Jar " in Limerick in 1870 from a man called Buckley who came from Cork.
When O Lochlainn included the song in Irish Street Ballads, he wrote down the lyrics from memory as he had learnt them from his mother.
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* Fascimile of the c. 1814 broadside of " The Mountains High " which is quoted above, at the Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads Project
Ballads and published
His first major published work was in 1911, Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, and was arguably the most prominent US folk music scholar of his time, notably during the beginnings of the folk music revival in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Since Child died before writing a commentary on his work it is uncertain exactly how and why he differentiated the 305 ballads printed that would be published as The English and Scottish Popular Ballads.
* September 18 – Lyrical Ballads is published anonymously by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, inaugurating the English Romantic movement in literature.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ( originally The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere ) is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797 – 98 and published in 1798 in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads.
In the second edition of Lyrical Ballads, published in 1800 ( see 1800 in poetry ), he replaced many of the archaic words.
While the poem was originally published in the collection of Lyrical Ballads, the 1817 version was published in his collection entitled Sibylline Leaves ( see 1817 in poetry ).
He published poetry collections including Canciones ( Songs ) and Romancero Gitano ( Gypsy Ballads, 1928 ), which became his best known book of poetry.
* Dante Gabriel Rossetti, " The White Ship: a ballad "; first published 1881 in his collected Ballads and Sonnets.
In the century's first decade, poetry still had a large audience ; volumes of verse published in that time included Thomas Hardy's The Dynasts, Christina Rossetti's posthumous Poetical Works, Ernest Dowson's Poems, George Meredith's Last Poems, Robert Service's Ballads of a Cheechako and John Masefield's Ballads and Poems.
The song, " Benny ' Kid ' Paret ", was published in Broadside magazine that same month and was recorded later in the year by Turner's group, The New World Singers, for the 1963 Folkways album Broadside Ballads, Vol.
The journal's outlook was conservative and was often sympathetic to the growing imperialism of its time, and among other services to literature it published Rudyard Kipling's Barrack-Room Ballads.
Child's monumental final collection was published postumously as The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, at first in ten parts ( 1882 – 1898 ) and then in five quarto volumes, and for a long time was the authoritative treasury of their subject.
Reviewing the new edition, Ian Olson notes that the rediscovered essay: gives considerable insight into Child ’ s thinking after he had published his " first go " of English and Scottish Ballads in 1857-59 and was in the process of researching and reconsidering his last great work.
The Romantic poet William Wordsworth includes an apostrophe to the Wye in his famous poem " Lines Written a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey " published 1798 in Lyrical Ballads
He wrote two books of poetry: England's Trust and Other Poems, published in 1841, and English Ballads and Other Poems, published in 1850.