Sword-dances of Northern England by Cecil James Sharp

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Statementcollected and described by Cecil J. Sharp. Part 2.
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The Sword Dances of Northern England Song and Dance Airs books I, II and III bound volume: The Dance: Cecil J Sharp and A P Oppe: Morris Dancers & Rose Queens: J Haslett: Fairhaven Press: The Story of the Flamborough Longsword Dance: Richard Traves & Trevor Stone: Lower Swell Morris Tradition: Morris Ring Archives: Country.

Excerpt from The Sword Dances of Northern England Collected and Described In the Introductions to Parts I. And II. Two conclusions concerning the orig1n and meaning of the sword dance were arrived at: (1) That the dance originally formed part of a ceremony quasi-religious or magical in character, the purport of which was to promote the fertility Of the soil and of all living things; (2) That.

The Sword Dances of Northern England Alt ernative. Title Composer Sharp, Cecil: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. None [force assignment] Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 3 volumes Book 1 1.

Kirby Malzeard Sword Dance 2. Grenoside Sword (Parts 1 and 2) 3. Earsdon Sword Dance: The Captain's Song (Old Version) The Captain's Song (Modern Version) Book. Rapper sword (also known as short sword dance) is a variation of sword dance that emerged from the pit villages of Tyneside in North East England, where miners first performed the tradition.

The dance requires five performers who co-ordinate themselves whilst using "rapper swords" made from flexible steel. Accompanied by traditional folk music, the dancers wear specially-designed shoes that.

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Northern England, also known as the North of England or simply the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.

Northern England is bordered by the Midlands to the south. It extends from the Anglo-Scottish border in the north to near the River Trent in the south, although precise definitions of its southern extent vary.

Northern England approximately. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

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Author of The Morris book, The Morris book, English folk song, The country dance book, Country dance tunes, The idiom of the people, English folk song, The sword-dances of Northern England. His other published works include English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, with Olive Dame Campbell (); English Folk Songs (); The Morris Book (5 parts; –13); The Country Dance Book (6 parts; –22); and Sword Dances of Northern England (5 parts; –13).

Cecil Sharp House was established in London in as a. Learn about this topic in these articles: discussed in Sharp biography. In Cecil Sharp.

His other published works include English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, with Olive Dame Campbell (); English Folk Songs (); The Morris Book (5 parts; –13); The Country Dance Book (6 parts; –22); and Sword Dances of Northern England (5 parts; –13).

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Sword Dances Starting in the summer ofSharp was able to add a new dance form to his repertoire: the sword dance. First there was the long-sword dance from Kirkby Malzeard (collected in May and September), followed by Grenoside near Sheffield (August), before Sharp travelled to north-east England to note the short-sword dances at Swalwell.

Sword Dances of Northern England Together with the Horn Dance of Abbots BromleyThis scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. The Sword Dances of Northern England Together With A collection of Sword-Dances and accompanying music collected, described and arranged by Cecil J.

Sharp. Long-Sword Dances The Kirby Malzeard Sword-Dance The Grenoside Sword-Dance Short-Sword Dances The Swalwell Sword-Dance The Earsdon Sword-Dance Also The Abbots Bromley Sword Dance This Price: $ Midwinter hilt-and-point dances, once wide spread in Europe, survive in England, the Basque Country, and a few other places.

In these dances, a circle of 4 to 20 or more dancers-linked by holding the hilt of one sword, the point of the next-leap over the swords, twist the circle, and weave the swords into a knot.

InSharp visited the village and featured the Grenoside Sword Dance in his book 'The Sword Dances of Northern England, Vol. Sharp helped keep English folk traditions alive and founded the English Folk Dance and Song Society.

To celebrate, the Grenoside Sword Dancers are organising several special events, including co-hosting the. He mentions Cecil Sharp's book "Sword Dances of Northern England" and the early musician, Mr Winspear. How he started with Morris with the help of Victor Simpson and then his boys started on the sword dancing with the help of Mr Marshall.

He tells of a Mrs Martin, sister of George Featherstone, who has given him more information. The sword dances of Northern England; songs and dance airs (London, Novello, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Home-- Search-- New Listings-- Authors-- Titles-- Subjects-. Speaking of sword collecting, it's years next year since Sharp collected the dances for 'Sword Dances of Northern England, Book 1'.

There will be lots of events in Grenoside to celebrate it. The Sword Dance Union competition will be in Grenoside in Oct Look out for the publicity.

Songs and Ballads of Northern England (Stokoe, John) Songs and Ballads of the West (Baring-Gould, Sabine) Sweet Sussex (Jones, Lewis) The Sword Dances of Northern England (Sharp, Cecil) T.

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Sharp, Cecil J. (Cecil James), The sword dances of northern England, together with the horn dance of Abbots Bromley, (London, Novello and company, limited, []) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Northern England in the late eighteenth century provides several fascinating reports of sword dances. There is much more material from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when the two styles of linked sword dances become distinguishable.

The historic counties of Yorkshire, Durham, and Northumberland provide almost all the evidence. Typically, when one books a trip to England they venture the southern attractions of the country. Yet there is much more to a trip to an England than just the capital of London and the southern home countries that surround it.

Northern England offers plenty of unique attractions for tourists, adventure seekers and visitors from all over the world. The Sword Dances of Northern England, Songs and Dance Airs, Book III, London, Novello & Co.

(), p. 1 (Escrick tune). SHARP, Cecil J. The Sword Dances of Northern England, Parts II and III, London, Novello & Co. (). SHARP, Cuthbert The Bisholjrick Garland, London, Nichols, The text of the MS. SWORD DANCERS. PLOUGH STOTTS.to anything published in the Morris Book(s) and Sword Dances of Northern England.

Not only did the dancers have blackened faces, carry half-hoop garlands, wear skirts, and perform what looked like nineteenth-century ballroom dances, but their per-formance was also.

In this Sharp detected elements of the longsword dance and accordingly included it in The Sword Dances of Northern England (). It is very valuable to have a full notation and all the contextual information on this strange custom gathered into one place.

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