Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection

Barley mow

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:27

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0004964 (copy of C903/184)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Cornwall)

  • Recording date

    1967-04-30

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Reg Hall Archive

  • Recording locations

    The White Swan Hotel, Wadebridge, Cornwall, England, UK

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers)

  • Recordist

    Leader, Bill

  • Description

    Item note: Recorded during sing-song in the White Swan Hotel, Wadebridge, after closing time on the eve of May Day.

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User notes for this item

Thanks Janet, Good recording--timely too with the recent recognition of Cornish National minority status: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-27138420 Quite a few students over the years at Newcastle who are active in Cornish music and dance. It would be good to see a 'Furry dance' tune too one of these days! Thanks for these, all the best, Simon.

Posted by Simon McKerrell, lecturer in music, Newcastle University on 13/05/2014 10:05:00