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Sea songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia

Smith, William H.

Sea songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia

the William H. Smith and Fenwick Hatt manuscripts

by Smith, William H.

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Published by Folklorica in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nova Scotia
    • Subjects:
    • Ballads, English -- Nova Scotia -- Texts.,
    • Songs, English -- Nova Scotia -- Texts.,
    • Sea songs -- Nova Scotia -- Texts.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and annotated by Edith Fowke.
      SeriesFolklorica publications in folksong and balladry ;, no. 5
      ContributionsHatt, Fenwick., Fowke, Edith Fulton, 1913-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9195.8 .S58 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3790189M
      ISBN 100939544040
      LC Control Number81068629
      OCLC/WorldCa8865709

      In , Creighton returned to Nova Scotia in search of literary material, and met with Dr. Henry Munro, the Superintendent of Education for the Province of Nova Scotia. Munro showed her a copy of Sea Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia by W. Roy MacKenzie and suggested Creighton attempt to find more songs. Book/Printed Material Sea songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia: the William H. Smith and Fenwick Hatt Catalog Record Only Bibliography: p.

        The nickname for a person from Nova Scotia is a "Bluenoser", after the famous racing schooner built in Nova Scotia. The province has a strong history in fishing, shipbuilding, mining, forestry, which is reflected in most folk songs. In the book, Songs and Ballads of Nova Scotia, Creighton explains how she first came to record the wonderful folk.   by Paul Andrew Kimball & Ron Foley Macdonald. Since Ron and I posted our picks for the top 20 albums by Nova Scotians a few weeks ago, we’ve been having a lively debate between ourselves about individual songs by our fellow Bluenosers. We decided to do things a bit differently – this time out we have tossed critical objectivity out the proverbial window in favour of embracing our own feelings.

      His forge was the scene of chantymen's contests. While he was a sailor, probably prior to , he kept a notebook or scribbler containing ballads popular with the sailor men. ("Sea Songs and Ballads from Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia: the William H Smith and Fenwick Hatt Manuscripts" edited by Edith Fowke, Folklorica Press). The definitive website for the fieldwork expeditions of MacEdward Leach, American folklorist and ballad scholar, to Cape Breton and Newfoundland in Contains transcriptions and sound samples for every song collected on these trips, with musical notations for tunes not described elsewhere. This pivotal collection in the history of Canadian folksong scholarship has never before been.


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Get this from a library. Sea songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia: the William H. Smith and Fenwick Hatt manuscripts. [William H Smith; Fenwick Hatt; Edith Fowke]. Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia has the distinction of being both a pioneering collection and a classic in its field.

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Among Fowke’s more than twenty publications were many on folksongs, including ‘Folksongs of Canada’ (, with Richard Johnston), ‘Traditional Singers and Songs From Ontario’ (), ‘Lumbering Songs From the Northern Woods’ (), ‘The Penguin Book of Canadian Folksongs’ (), and ‘Sea Songs and Ballads From Nineteenth.

Now as to Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia. This book is a treasure house of of songs. For the student of folklore--especially of Maritime Canada, it is a must have.

Creighton collected many of these ballads in the s before recording devices were easily s: 2. Genre/Form: Musical texts Folk songs Ballads Poetry Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mackenzie, W. Roy (William Roy), Ballads and sea songs from Nova Scotia.

Sea songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia: The William H. Smith and Fenwick Hatt manuscripts (Folklorica publications in folksong and balladry) by William H. Smith, Edith Fulton Fowke, Fenwick Hatt Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Excellent shape.

Songs of love, of the sea, of battle; humorous songs, songs on the theme of the broken ring token, Irish songs, nursery songs, songs native to the province or North America, and more.

Unlike many collections, this book includes not only the words but the music for every song. songs. Introduction. Bibliography. Index of Titles. Fowke, Edith, ed. Sea Songs and Ballads From Nineteenth-Century Nova Scotia (New York ) McCormick, C. 'Maritime folk song as popular culture: an applied study in discourse and social relations,' CUMR, 5, MacGillivray, Allister.

A Cape Breton Ceílídh (Sydney, NS ) Ives, Edward D. Folksongs of New Brunswick (Fredericton, NB ). Newfoundland songs are diverse in origin. Vast numbers of them come from the British Isles, especially from England and Ireland; many are composed in Newfoundland, usually on English or Irish models; a lesser number of American, Canadian, and French songs are current.

The ballads to be found in the Child collection are probably the oldest now sung. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top Ballads and sea songs from Nova Scotia by Mackenzie, W. Roy (William Roy), Publication date Topics. Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia Hardcover – January 1, by William Roy MacKenzie (Compiler) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $ 1 New from $Format: Hardcover. While sea shanties originated on ships of many different countries, they spread throughout the seas. Shanties were used for the hard work aboard ships and sentiments in them were universal.

They were not originally in the musical form we find them today, but chanted - with the chanter calling out words and the men calling out the chorus in.

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Archives of Nova Scotia in Halifax. Helen Creighton was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, inand had a sheltered upbringing in a prosperous middle class family whose income derived mainly from the profits made by her father's wholesale merchandising business.9 She never married, and by the early s she was looking for a.

Front Cover Illustration by Reginald Knowles for Helen Creighton, Songs & Ballads from Nova Scotia () In the late s and early s, Helen Creighton, a then-budding musicologist, set about criss-crossing Nova Scotia to collect songs peculiar to the province.

In she published of these songs in Songs & Ballads from Nova Scotia, the first of her many song collections. Songs of love, of the sea, of battle; humorous songs, songs on the theme of the broken ring token, Irish songs, nursery songs, songs native to the province or North America, and more.

Unlike many collections, this book includes not only the words but the music for every song. songs. Introduction. Bibliography. Index of Titles/5(1). Sea Songs and Ballads from Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia: The William H. Smith and Fenwick Hatt Manuscripts (edited by Edith Fowke, Folklorica Press, ) NOTES: This is an unusual Canadian ballad that is very well known along the east coast.Chicago citation style: Creighton, Helen, and William H Smith.

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