3 edition of Ancient Scottish Ballads: Recovered from Tradition, and Never Before Published: with Notes ... found in the catalog.
|Statement||Longman, Rees, Orme , Brown, & Green|
|Publishers||Longman, Rees, Orme , Brown, & Green|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 82 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
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Leaon Creeach, Son of the King of Eirin and Kaytav, Son of the King of the Cola• The words are printed on a broadside by Williamson, Newcastle circa 1850and two short verses are given by Halliwell in his Nursery Rhymes p. Nor do I know of any published form of it.
The words in the text, except for four lines in the first verse which the singer could not remember, are as they were sung to me. The Jacobite Minstrelsy of Scotland. "The Scottish Ballads; Collected and Illustrated by Robert Chambers.
Ebsworth, in his introduction to the ballad in the Roxburghe Ballads volume v, p. I have secured thirteen variants, one of which was used as a Capatan Chantey.
328-235with a long and exhaustive note. 44, 95, 206, and 274 ; Songs of the West No. "Scottish Historical and Romantic Ballads, chiefly ancient. There are a few honourable exceptions, but in general what is to be found in print on this subject is not trustworthy.
Accuracy has been looked to on this point rather than grace of diction. "A Collection of English Songs in score for three or four Voices. 10 ; and Songs of the West No. The tune is partly Mixolydian. The relative importance of the works in this list is partially indicated by difference of type.
17 ; while the first three lines of the initial stanza are identical with the corresponding lines of another song in the same volume No.
, belonging to the County of Durham.
I have, however, given the last verse in full, and this, I hope, will be some guide to the singer.
Bell, in his Ballads and Songs of the English Peasantry, prints the words, which he first heard from some Cornish miners at Marienberg and afterwards procured from a gentleman at Plymouth.
Of the ones which are known, most are not printed with the lyrics and tunes together, so are not very accessible to the casual reader.