The National Song Book: A Complete Collection of the Folk-Songs, Carols, and Rounds, Suggested by the Board of Education (1905); Edited and Arranged for the Use of Schools (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The National Song Book: A Complete Collection of the Folk-Songs, Carols, and Rounds, Suggested by the Board of Education (1905); Edited and Arranged for the Use of Schools

This collection contains all the songs recommended for older children by the Board of Education in their Blue Book of Suggestions see Appendix VI., p. 131.

The accompaniments are of the simplest character, and are merely intended to suggest sufficient harmony to make clear the tonality of each song, and in some cases to reinforce the characteristic rhythm, Without distracting the attention of the singers from the melody itself. English children may at first experience some difficulty in grasping the peculiar scales and intervals of Keltic tunes; but What Scotch, Welsh, and Irish children can sing naturally, English children can acquire, and the trouble involved will be amply repaid by the widening of their musical horizon, and by the more deeply poetical in?uence which Keltic music will exert upon the young mind.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Author(s) - Charles Villiers Stanford

Hardback

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ISBN - 9781528560535

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.7 cm

Page Count - 258

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ISBN - 9781333650742

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.4 cm

Page Count - 260

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