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3538Re: [SCA_BARDS] CHILD BALLADS Named After Francis Child

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  • Brad Boda d'Aylward
    May 3, 2004
      I went to the link below and ended up at this one. WOW. Lots.



      Subject: [SCA_BARDS] CHILD BALLADS Named After Francis Child

      >Child Ballads are named after a Harvard Professor in the mid 1850's who
      >cataloged several hundred British/Celtic Folk songs that has been described
      as the
      >most complete and important works of this kind of Western Folk music ever.
      >have been singing Child Ballads and others for almost 40 years now and love
      >them. Child Ballads, Broadside Ballads, Black Letter Ballads, Chapbooks,
      >Garlands, Stall Sheets and White Letter Ballads are all Folk Songs, with no
      >authors that told of the life during historic times. Scarborough Faire (a
      >version of the Elfin King), Barbara Allen, Greensleeves, all examples of
      part of
      >these collections. Leza aka Nzingha, The Moor Of Dundee.
      >And join us in Dallas, at Scarborough Renaissance Festival.
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