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Catalogue No: 9780193453258
Shop Product Code: 055648M
Beuk o'Newcassel Sangs

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Subtitle: for soprano, clarinet, and piano

Department: Vocal & Opera - Vocal Solo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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A Beuk o'Newcassel Sangs is the title of a nineteenth-century folk-song collection. Finnissy uses the folk-song texts, with numerous alterations, as a starting point for this own melodic material. The seven songs evoke a folk quality through the use of heavily decorated modal tunes. Only one line of melody is heard at a time, and the clarinet and piano sustain drones around the vocal part or provide linking material.

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Up the Raw, maw bonny I thought to marry a parson Buy broom buzzems A' the neet ower an' ower As me an' me marra was gannin' ta wark There's Quayside fer sailors It's O but aw ken weel


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