Songs of the four nations [music] : a collection of old songs of the people of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, for the most part never before published with complete words and accompaniments / edited by Harold Boulton ; with traditional words or original poems and translations by Nicholas Bennett [et al.] ; the music arranged by Arthur Somervell

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HHP 7586
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London : J.B. Cramer, 1893
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7th ed.
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Contents

Songs of the Four Nations 1
SONGS OF THE FOUR NATIONS. 4
SONGS OH THE FOUR NATIONS. 8
ON THE SINGING OF NATIONAL SONGS. 13
SONGS OF THE FOUR NATIONS. 15
Ye Mariners of England. 18
YE MARINERS OF ENGLAND. 23
Thou wilt not go and Leave Me Here. 24
THOU WILT NOT GO AND LEAVE ME HERE 29
When the King Enjoys His Own Again. 30
WHEN THE KING ENJOYS HIS OWN AGAIN. 35
Cupid's Garden. 36
CUPID’S GARDEN. 39
My Lodging it is on the Cold Ground. 40
MY LODGING IT IS ON THE COLD GROUND. 45
Old Towler. 46
“OLD TOWLER.” 51
Floodes of Tears. 52
FLOODES OF TEARS. 55
Pretty Polly Oliver. 56
PRETTY POLLY OLIVER. 61
Three Ravens. 62
THREE RAVENS. 67
Happy Farmer. 68
HAPPY FARMER. 73
Where be Going? 74
CORNISH SONG. 77
KAN KERNIW 77
Doun in yon Bank. 78
DOUN IN YON BANK. 81
Heres to Thy Health. 82
HERE’S TO THY HEALTH. 85
Ob! She's Bonnie. 86
OH! SH E’S BONNIE! 89
Blink over the Burn. 90
BLINK OVER THE BURN. 93
Scots wha hae. 94
SCOTS WHA HAE. 97
Mary Jamieson. 98
MARY JAMIESON. 103
Twine the Plaiden. 104
TWINE THE PLAIDEN. 109
Will ye no come back again? 110
“WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN?’ 115
In Yon Garden. 116
IN YON GARDEN. 119
Were na My Heart Licht. 120
WERE NA MY HEART LICHT. 125
Isle of the Heather. 126
EILEAN AN FHRAOICH. 131
ISLE OF THE HEATHER. 131
Mackintosh's Lament. 132
CUMHA MHIC-AN-TOISICH. 137
MACKINTOSH’S LAMENT. 137
Opening of the Key. 138
AGORIAD Y CYWAIR. 143
OPENING OF THE KEY. 143
Slender Boy. 144
SLENDER BOY. 149
Y BACHGEN MAIN. 149
All Through the Night. 150
ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT. 155
AR HYD Y NÔS. 155
Dimpled Cheek. 156
DIMPLED CHEEK. 159
TWLL YN EI BOCH. 159
By the Waters of Babylon. 160
BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON. 165
WRTH AFONYDD BABILON. 165
Gwenllian. 166
GWENLLIAN. 169
GWENLLIAN. 169
Jenny's Mantle. 170
JENNY’S MANTLE. 175
MANTELL SIAN I. 175
Gwilym and Ellen. 176
GWILYM AC ELEN. 179
GWILYM AND ELLEN. 179
Mistletoe. 180
CNOT Y COED. 183
MISTLETOE. 183
Melody of May. 184
MELODY OF MAY. 191
MWYNEN MAI. 191
Dream of Little Rhys. 192
BREUDDWYD RHYSYN BACH. 195
DREAM OF LITTLE RHYS. 195
Ash Grove. 196
ASH GROVE. 203
LLWYN ON. 203
Myle Charaine. 204
MYLE CHARAINE. 209
MYLE CHARAINE.* 209
When in Death. 210
TRÁ CIÚIN N-DÉIS BHAIS. 215
WHEN IN DEATH. 215
Gentle Maiden. 216
AN MHAIGHDEAN CHAOIN. 219
GENTLE MAIDEN. 219
Kitty Magee. 220
KITTY MAGEE. 225
Shule Agra. 226
SHULE AGRA! 231
SIUBHAIL A GHRAIDH, 231
Castle of Dromore. 232
CAISLEÁN AN DROMA-MHÓIR. 237
CASTLE OF DROMORE. 237
Snowy-Breasted Pearl. 238
PEARLA AN BHROLLAIGH BHÁIN. 241
SNOWY BREASTED PEARL. 241
Wild Hills of Clare. 242
GHARBH-CHNOIC CHLÁIR. 247
WILD HILLS OF CLARE. 247
Little Mary Cassidy. 248
LITTLE MARY CASSIDY. 253
Gaol of Clonmel. 254
GAOL OF CLONMEL. 259
PRIÓSÚN CHLUAIN-MEALA. 259
Drimin Dhu. 260
DRIMIN DHU. 265
DRUIMHIONN DUBH. 265
Barney Brallaghan. 266
BARNEY BRALLAGHAN. 269
Tree in the Wood. 270
DINIS OG AG FIADHACH. 277
TREE IN THE WOOD. Or YOUNG DENIS. 277
Kathleen ni Hoolhaun. 278
CAITILIN NÍ UALLACHIN. 283
KATHLEEN NI HOOL’HAUN.* 283
Yeltow Boreen. 284
AG AN M-BOITHRÍN BUIDHE. 287
YELLOW BOREEN. 287
SONGS OF THE FOUR NATIONS. 288

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Somervell, Arthur & Boulton, Harold & Bennett, Nicholas. (1893). Songs of the four nations a collection of old songs of the people of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, for the most part never before published with complete words and accompaniments Retrieved December 8, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2840679989

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Somervell, Arthur, Boulton, Harold and Bennett, Nicholas. Songs of the four nations a collection of old songs of the people of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, for the most part never before published with complete words and accompaniments London: J.B. Cramer, 1893. Web. 8 December 2022 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2840679989>

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Somervell, Arthur & Boulton, Harold & Bennett, Nicholas. 1893, Songs of the four nations a collection of old songs of the people of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, for the most part never before published with complete words and accompaniments J.B. Cramer, London viewed 8 December 2022 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2840679989

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