The Novello Book of British Folksongs

The Novello Book of British Folksongs

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SKU: 179114


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With an introduction by Jeremy Summerly
Series: Choral
Publisher: Novello
Format: Softcover
Composer: Various

The Novello Book of British Folksongs offers a grand selection of 34 favorite folk tunes arranged by composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Paul Mealor and George Dyson. Tunes like A-Hunting We Will Go, Auld Lang Syne, Bonny At Morn, Come Lasses And Lads and Scarborough Fair suggest the sheer diversity on offer here. From sad tunes to happy songs, the arrangements here are at once beautiful and touching, coming truly to life when sung by a Mixed-Voice Choir.


  • Ae Fond Kiss [Mealor, Paul]
  • A-Hunting We Will Go [Creed, John]
  • All Through The Night [Ives, Grayston]
  • Auld Lang Syne [Farrington, Iain]
  • The Bailiff's Daughter Of Islington [Darke, Harold]
  • Blow The Wind Southerly [Cameron, John]
  • Bonny At Morn [Summerly, Jeremy]
  • Bring Us In Good Ale [Holst, Gustav]
  • Bushes And Briars [Williams, Ralph Vaughan]
  • Ca' The Yowes [Williams, Ralph Vaughan]
  • Come Lasses And Lads [Creed, John]
  • Dance To Your Daddy [Stone, David]
  • Dashing Away With The Smoothing Iron [Roberts, Keith]
  • The De'il Cam Fiddlin' Thro' The Town [White, Richard]
  • The Devil And The Ploughman [Roe, Betty]
  • Dream Angus [Phillips, Sheena]
  • Goin' Up The Camborne Hill [Pascoe, Russell]
  • High Germany [Morris, Reginald]
  • Ho-Ro! My Nut-Brown Maiden [Dyson, George]
  • I Love My Love [Holst, Gustav]
  • Mairi Bhan's Wedding [Phillips, Sheena]
  • Mannin Veen [Williams, Ralph Vaughan]
  • My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose [Cameron, John]
  • My Sweetheart's Like Venus [Holst, Gustav]
  • O Waly Waly [Rice, Robert]
  • The Piper O' Dundee [Johnston, Ken]
  • The Raggle Taggle Gipsies [Boughton, Rutland]
  • The Rio Grande [Jackson, Stephen]
  • Scarborough Fair [Farrington, Iain]
  • The Ship In Distress [White, Geoffrey]
  • The Song Of The Blacksmith [Holst, Gustav]
  • There Were Three Ravens [Gardiner, Henry Balfour]
  • Tra Bo Dau [Jones, Meirion Wynn]
  • Yarmouth Town [Assersohn, Ian]