English Folk Music (1900–49)

The dates of early commercial recordings, and the modern reissue albums on which they can be heard

  • 1908 Scott Skinner (1843–1927) The Music Of Scott Skinner
  • 1908 Joseph Taylor (1832–c. 1908) Unto Brigg Fair
  • 1937 Phil Tanner (1862–1950) The Gower Nightingale
English folk music
Folk music by era 1500–1899 · 1900–1949 · 1950–1959 · 1960–1969 · 1970–1979 · 1980–1989 · 1990–1999 · 2000–2009
Sub-genres and fusions Electric folk · Folk baroque · Folk punk · Folk metal · Medieval folk rock · Progressive folk
Dance forms
General
Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
English country dance
Furry dance
Garland dance
Long Sword dance
Maypole dance
Morris dance
2/4 Dance
Polka
2/2 and 4/4 Dances
Hornpipe
Reel
3/4 Dance
Waltz
3/2 Dance
Triple Hornpipe
6/8 Dance
Jigs
9/8 Dance
Slip jig
Song forms
  • Ballads
  • Carols
  • Children's songs
  • Protest songs
  • Sea shanties
  • War songs
  • Work songs
Instruments
  • Accordion
  • Concertina
  • Crowdy-crawn
  • Fiddle
  • Fife
  • Lancashire bagpipe
  • Lincolnshire bagpipes
  • Melodeon
  • Northumbrian smallpipes
  • Pennywhistle
  • Tabor
  • Yorkshire bagpipe
Regional traditions Cornwall · Northumbria · Sussex
Related articles
External relations
Cape Breton fiddling
Folk music of Ireland
Folk music of Scotland
Folk music of Wales
Miscellaneous
Folk clubs
Folk festival
Portal:England · Portal:Music

Famous quotes containing the words music, folk and/or english:

    But listen, up the road, something gulps, the church spire
    Opens its eight bells out, skulls’ mouths which will not tire
    To tell how there is no music or movement which secures
    Escape from the weekday time. Which deadens and endures.
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)

    The ties between gentle folk are as pure as water; the links between scoundrels are as thick as honey.
    Chinese proverb.

    [He] didn’t dare to, because his father had a weak heart and habitually threatened to drop dead if anybody hurt his feelings. You may have noticed that people with weak hearts are the tyrants of English married life.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)