3538Re: [SCA_BARDS] CHILD BALLADS Named After Francis Child
- May 3, 2004I 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 whoas the
>cataloged several hundred British/Celtic Folk songs that has been described
>most complete and important works of this kind of Western Folk music ever.I
>have been singing Child Ballads and others for almost 40 years now and loveknown
>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 (apart of
>version of the Elfin King), Barbara Allen, Greensleeves, all examples of
>these collections. Leza aka Nzingha, The Moor Of Dundee.
>And join us in Dallas, at Scarborough Renaissance Festival.
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