Cecil Sharp

Cecil Sharp

Cecil James Sharp (22 November 1859 – 23 June 1924) was the founding father of the folklore revival in England in the early 20th century, and many of England's traditional dances and music owe their continuing existence to his work in recording and publishing them.

Read more about Cecil Sharp:  Early Life, In Australia, Return To England, In America, Criticisms and Debate, Books, Sources

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Maud Karpeles - 1932 and After
... She continued to edit Sharp's manuscripts and was an energetic organiser of international festivals ... Some of the people she met remembered meeting Sharp the first time around ... Cecil Sharp's "English Folk Song Some Conclusions" was considered to be a classic on the subject and Karpeles added material to the second, third and fourth editions ...
Maud Karpeles - Bibliography
... of English Folk Dance and Song Society) (1962) "Cecil Sharp His Life and Work" (1967) "Folk Songs from Newfoundland" (1971 Faber and Faber) "An ... Fox Strangeways and Maud Karpeles "Cecil Sharp" (1933 1st ed) (1955 2nd ed) (1967 3rd ed) Edited by Maud Karpeles "English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians ... Collected by Cecil J ...

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