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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ballads, English -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Edward E. Hale and his children, with a few additions by other people; illustrated by Ellen D. Hale, Philip L. Hale, and Lilian Hale.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF5 .H16
The Physical Object
Paginationxv p., 1 L., 182 p., 1 L.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13524034M
LC Control Number03031439
OCLC/WorldCa4550388

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NEW ENGLAND HISTORY IN BALLADS. By Edward Everett Hale and His Children. Illustrated by E.P., and L. Hale, Introduction by Dr. Hale, 8vo. Pp. Ancient Ballads: Traditionally Sung in New England, Vol. 2: Child Ballads, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ballads that originated in the Northlands. The best original ballads were far from sentimental: they were unsentimental, direct, definite in their imagery, hard-hitting, usually tragic, and often quite "spooky" due to supernatural They often combined a fierce realism with the paranormal. Key work on the traditional ballad was undertaken in the late 19th century in Denmark by Svend Grundtvig and for England and Scotland by the Harvard professor Francis James Child. They attempted to record and classify all the known ballads and variants in their chosen regions.

Ancient Ballads Traditionally Sung in New England is complied an edited from the Helen Harness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College. The texts of the ballads are printed and their tunes set exactly as the singers gave then in the original form, with succinct and accurate notes to : Hardcover. The traditional British ballads as sung in New England are a rich part of the literary and musical heritage of our region, and yet they are little known today. Although these ancient songs present their often tragic narratives with a high level of poetic artistry, the texts are inexorably wedded to their melodies and must be heard as music to be fully appreciated. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittier, John Greenleaf, Ballads of New England. Boston, Fields, Osgood & co., Ancient Ballads Traditionally Sung in New England, Volume 4 Book Description: Ballads offer one of the most fascinating and revealing records of humankind-their deepest feelings and most profound experiences, their laughter and joys, their troubles and sorrows.