The Water Is Wide: American and British Ballads and Folksongs ()

by

Write The First Customer Review
The Water Is Wide: American and British Ballads and Folksongs - John Langstaff
Track Listing
  1. O Waly, Waly, folk song
  2. The Carrion Crow, folk song
  3. All 'Round My Hat I Will Wear a Green Willow, folk song
  4. The Cruel Mother, folk song for voice & piano (Folksongs from Newfoundland,
  5. The Farmer's Curst Wife, folk song
Show All Tracks
  1. O Waly, Waly, folk song
  2. The Carrion Crow, folk song
  3. All 'Round My Hat I Will Wear a Green Willow, folk song
  4. The Cruel Mother, folk song for voice & piano (Folksongs from Newfoundland,
  5. The Farmer's Curst Wife, folk song
  6. I will give my love an apple, folk song for unison chorus & piano (Folk
  7. Lord Rendall, folk song
  8. Billy Boy, song (Thaunton, Massachusetts)
  9. The Croodin' Doo, folk song
  10. John Barleycorn, folk song
  11. The Lovers' Tasks (The Elfin Knight), traditional song
  12. The Green Wedding (English), folk song
  13. She's Like the Swallow
  14. John Riley, folksong
Show Fewer Tracks

This collection of British and American folk songs was originally released on LP in 1959 by the fledgling Tradition label. Accompanied on the piano by his wife, Nancy Woodbridge, the young John Langstaff brings his rich and powerful voice to bear on a set of mostly rather familiar material, including the gorgeous title song (which sounds here as if it had been written for Langstaff's beautifully modulated baritone voice), the equally lovely (if more morbid) "Carrion Crow" and "John Barleycorn." As he did on all the other ...

The Water Is Wide: American and British Ballads and Folksongs 2002, Revels Inc.

UPC: 738871220226

CD

Select