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Popular music of the olden time;
a collection of ancient songs, ballads, and dance tunes, illustrative of the national music of England.
With short introductions to the different reigns, and notices of the airs from writers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Also a short account of the minstrels. By W. Chappell, F.S.A. The whole of the airs harmonized by G. A. Macfarren.



Main Author: Chappell, W. 1809-1888.
Related Names: Macfarren, G. A. Sir 1813-1887.
Language(s): English
Published: London, Cramer, Beale & Chappell [1859]
Subjects: Music > Music / England.
Dance music > Dance music / England.
Folk songs, English.
Ballads, English.
Note: An expansion of his "Collection of national English airs," published 1838-40. Recast by Prof. H. E. Wooldridge and published in 1893 as "Old English popular music." Part of the present edition was issued under title "The ballad literature and popular music of the olden time."
Paged continuously.
Physical Description: 2 v. illus. 27 cm.
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