:: Title :: High Barbance (I)
:: Genre :: chamber music
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified group [bass (cello), clarinet, fiddle, flageolet, harpsichord]
:: Setting :: Rooks Nest House
:: Location :: Stevenage (Hertfordshire), East Anglia (England)
:: Culture :: English, East Anglian
:: Session :: Stevenage 1951-1958
:: Date :: 1951-1958
:: Reference Information :: T3368.0, Track 1 (00:01:23)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of chamber music arranged and composed by Elizabeth Poston, who provided musical transcriptions for Lomax's "Penguin Book of American Folk Songs" (1964). There is no information about the setting of these recordings, so we have given as a setting Poston's home of Rooks Nest House at Stevenage (the setting of E. M. Forster's Howards End), where she lived for most of her life. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax's note on the tape box names this piece "High Barbance." There is no further information on this piece or the performers. This appears to be a version of High Barbary (Child ballad No. Orchestrated for cello and woodwinds. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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