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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 ; the whole of the airs harmonized by G.A. Macfarren.



Main Author: Chappell, W. 1809-1888
Related Names: Macfarren, G. A. 1813-1887.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Chappell & Co., [1855-1859?]
Subjects: Songs with piano > Songs with piano / England.
Music > Music / England > Music / England / History and criticism.
Dance music > Dance music / England.
Folk songs, English > Folk songs, English / England.
Ballads, English > Ballads, English / England.
Note: Includes indexes.
Imprint from pasted-on label.
An expansion of his Collection of national English airs, published 1838-1840. Revised by 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.
Physical Description: 2 v. (xv, 822 p., 5 leaves of plates) : ill., facsims. (part col.), music ; 27 cm.
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