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Posted 29 February 2012 - 12:39 PM

Can anyone point me to a score for Linden Lea , Vaughn Williams' 1901 composition for a setting of William Barnes Dorset dialect poem of !859
The original was in G but I want to sing in C.
Thanks
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Posted 29 February 2012 - 01:24 PM

Can anyone point me to a score for Linden Lea , Vaughn Williams' 1901 composition for a setting of William Barnes Dorset dialect poem of !859
The original was in G but I want to sing in C.
Thanks
Mike


Here's a piano arrangement in G
http://imslp.org/wik...Williams,_Ralph)
The only freebie I can find (my husband has a lot of classical sheet music sites bookmarked)
The little orchestra that he plays in does a nice arrangement of this but I think it may be in a flat key (they like to make it easy for the brass!)

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 02:12 PM


Can anyone point me to a score for Linden Lea , Vaughn Williams' 1901 composition for a setting of William Barnes Dorset dialect poem of !859
The original was in G but I want to sing in C.
Thanks
Mike


Here's a piano arrangement in G
http://imslp.org/wik...Williams,_Ralph)
The only freebie I can find (my husband has a lot of classical sheet music sites bookmarked)
The little orchestra that he plays in does a nice arrangement of this but I think it may be in a flat key (they like to make it easy for the brass!)

Chris

There's a midi here but not sure of key or if you could 'reverse' it to get an abc and then change the key there.....
http://www.classical....uk/vaughan.htm
Whoops - looks like I found the works here with abc(to change key) and midi and lyrics and score.
Looking forward to hearing you!

http://www.folkinfo.....php?songid=589

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 05:44 PM



Can anyone point me to a score for Linden Lea , Vaughn Williams' 1901 composition for a setting of William Barnes Dorset dialect poem of !859
The original was in G but I want to sing in C.
Thanks
Mike


Here's a piano arrangement in G
http://imslp.org/wik...Williams,_Ralph)
The only freebie I can find (my husband has a lot of classical sheet music sites bookmarked)
The little orchestra that he plays in does a nice arrangement of this but I think it may be in a flat key (they like to make it easy for the brass!)

Chris

There's a midi here but not sure of key or if you could 'reverse' it to get an abc and then change the key there.....
http://www.classical....uk/vaughan.htm
Whoops - looks like I found the works here with abc(to change key) and midi and lyrics and score.
Looking forward to hearing you!

http://www.folkinfo.....php?songid=589


Found a three-voice abc from Durham uni folksoc, Mike, so here's the score attached, abc file changed to C (from their key of E) in tuneotron but for some reason the midi won't open...

maybe u can extract midi from the abc on their site, and there's a couple of other toons there which may be of interest.
http://www.dur.ac.uk...soc/singing.php
:)

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 02:16 AM

Here's abc in G and in C

X: 1
%Music
T:Linden Lea
B:Singing Together, Summer 1961, BBC Publications
F:http://www.folkinfo.org/songs
M:3/4 %Meter
L:1/8 %
K:G
D G A |B2 d2 ed |c2 B2 AG |EG G2 A2 | G3
w:With-in the wood-lands, flow-'ry glad-ed, By the oak trees' mos-sy moot;
D GA |B2 d2 ed |c2 B2 EF |GA B2 A2 | A3
w:The shin-ing grass blades, tim-ber shad-ed, Now do quiv-er un-der foot;
A dB |e3 d BG |A3 A dB |e3 d cB | A3
w:And birds do whis-tle o-ver-head, And wa-ter's bub-bling in its bed;
D GA |B3 d ed |cB A2 G2 |EG G2 A2 | G3 |]
w:And there for me, The ap-ple tree Do lean down low in Lin-den Lea.


X: 1
%Music
T:Linden Lea
B:Singing Together, Summer 1961, BBC Publications
F:http://www.folkinfo.org/songs
M:3/4 %Meter
L:1/8 %
K:C %Transposed from G
G, C D |E2 G2 AG |F2 E2 DC |A,C C2 D2 | C3
w:With-in the wood-lands, flow-'ry glad-ed, By the oak trees' mos-sy moot;
G, CD |E2 G2 AG |F2 E2 A,B, |CD E2 D2 | D3
w:The shin-ing grass blades, tim-ber shad-ed, Now do quiv-er un-der foot;
D GE |A3 G EC |D3 D GE |A3 G FE | D3
w:And birds do whis-tle o-ver-head, And wa-ter's bub-bling in its bed;
G, CD |E3 G AG |FE D2 C2 |A,C C2 D2 | C3 |]
w:And there for me, The ap-ple tree Do lean down low in Lin-den Lea.

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 02:38 AM

Found a three-voice abc from Durham uni folksoc, Mike, so here's the score attached, abc file changed to C (from their key of E) in tuneotron but for some reason the midi won't open...

maybe u can extract midi from the abc on their site, and there's a couple of other toons there which may be of interest.
http://www.dur.ac.uk...soc/singing.php
:)
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Attached File lindenleainKEYofC4f4ea421cb6db.pdf (21.83K)
Number of downloads: 4



Err. That pdf is NOT in C. The key signature is changed to C, but the notes are still where they would be on the staff in E. Here's the abc for that three part version in C

X:1
T:Linden Lea
M:3/4
K:C %Transposed from E
L:1/8
V:1 clef=treble name="Soprano 1" sname="S1"
V:2 clef=treble name="Soprano 2" sname="S2"
V:3 clef=f name="Bass" sname="B"
[V:1]=G,CD|E2 =G2 AG|F2 E2 DC|A,C C2 D2|
w: 1.~With-in the wood-lands flow-ery glad-ed by the oak trees mos-sy
w: 2.~When leaves that late-ly were a spring-ing now do fade with-in the
w: 3.~Let oth-er folk make mon-ey fast-er in the air of dark roomed
[V:2]EEB,|C2 E2 FE|D2 C2 B,A,|F,F, =G,2 G,2|
w: 1.~With-in the wood-lands flow-ery glad-ed by the oak trees mos-sy
w: 2.~When leaves that late-ly were a spring-ing now do fade with-in the
w: 3.~Let oth-er folk make mon-ey fast-er in the air of dark roomed
[V:3]=ggf|e2 c2 cc|B2 c2 =GA|cc e2 f2|
w: 1.~With-in the wood-lands flow-ery glad-ed by the oak trees mos-sy
w: 2.~When leaves that late-ly were a spring-ing now do fade with-in the
w: 3.~Let oth-er folk make mon-ey fast-er in the air of dark roomed
%
[V:1]C3 =G,CD|E2 =G2 AG|F2 E2 A,B,|CD E2 D2|
w: moot The shin-ing grass blades timb-er shad-ed now do quiv-er un-der
w: copse And paint-ed birds do hush their sing-ing high up-on the timb-er
w: towns I do not dread a peev-ish mast-er though no man may heed my
[V:2]=G,3 EEB,|C2 E2 FE|D2 C2 CB,|A,A, A,2 A,2|
w: moot The shin-ing grass blades timb-er shad-ed now do quiv-er un-der
w: copse And paint-ed birds do hush their sing-ing high up-on the timb-er
w: towns I do not dread a peev-ish mast-er though no man may heed my
[V:3]e3 =ggf|e2 c2 cc|B2 c2 cd|ef =g2 g2|
w: moot The shin-ing grass blades timb-er shad-ed now do quiv-er un-der
w: copse And paint-ed birds do hush their sing-ing high up-on the timb-er
w: towns I do not dread a peev-ish mast-er though no man may heed my
%
[V:1]D3 D=GE|A3 =GEC|D3 D=GE|A3 =GFE|
w: foot And birds do whist-le ov-er head and wat-er's bubb-ling in it's
w: tops And brown leaved fruit is turn-ing red in cloud-less sun-shine ov-er
w: frowns For I be free to go ab-road or take ag-ain my home-ward
[V:2]B,3 =G,B,C|C3 CC=G,|B,3 =G,B,C|C3 CCC|
w: foot And birds do whist-le ov-er head and wat-er's bubb-ling in it's
w: tops And brown leaved fruit is turn-ing red in cloud-less sun-shine ov-er
w: frowns For I be free to go ab-road or take ag-ain my home-ward
[V:3]=g3 gge|f3 fff|=g3 gge|f3 fff|
w: foot And birds do whist-le ov-er head and wat-er's bubb-ling in it's
w: tops And brown leaved fruit is turn-ing red in cloud-less sun-shine ov-er
w: frowns For I be free to go ab-road or take ag-ain my home-ward
%
[V:1]D3 =G,CD|E3 =GAG|FE D2 C2|A,C C2 D2|C3
w: bed And there for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: head With fruit for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: road To where for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
[V:2]B,3 EEB,|C3 EFE|DC =G,2 A,2|F,F, F,2 =G,2|=G,3
w: bed And there for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: head With fruit for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: road To where for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
[V:3]=g3 ggf|e3 cdc|Bc d2 e2|ff f2 f2|e3
w: bed And there for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: head With fruit for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: road To where for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea

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Edited by cboody, 01 March 2012 - 02:39 AM.


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Posted 01 March 2012 - 06:02 AM

Thanks so much to you all. I hope to sing and play it at my brother's funeral, it was his favourite when we were kids and he was my little bruv.. BBC Singing Together got a lot of people singing lovely songs I'm amazed how many people know and love it. Apparently it was VW's first published score.
By the way, the words have 'oak tree's mossy moot' not root as I had supposed . I think it must be a stump or bole.in Dorset speech of the time. maybe derived from motte a mound?

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 07:20 AM


Found a three-voice abc from Durham uni folksoc, Mike, so here's the score attached, abc file changed to C (from their key of E) in tuneotron but for some reason the midi won't open...

maybe u can extract midi from the abc on their site, and there's a couple of other toons there which may be of interest.
http://www.dur.ac.uk...soc/singing.php
:)
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Attached File lindenleainKEYofC4f4ea421cb6db.pdf (21.83K)
Number of downloads: 4



Err. That pdf is NOT in C. The key signature is changed to C, but the notes are still where they would be on the staff in E. Here's the abc for that three part version in C

X:1
T:Linden Lea
M:3/4
K:C %Transposed from E
L:1/8
V:1 clef=treble name="Soprano 1" sname="S1"
V:2 clef=treble name="Soprano 2" sname="S2"
V:3 clef=f name="Bass" sname="B"
[V:1]=G,CD|E2 =G2 AG|F2 E2 DC|A,C C2 D2|
w: 1.~With-in the wood-lands flow-ery glad-ed by the oak trees mos-sy
w: 2.~When leaves that late-ly were a spring-ing now do fade with-in the
w: 3.~Let oth-er folk make mon-ey fast-er in the air of dark roomed
[V:2]EEB,|C2 E2 FE|D2 C2 B,A,|F,F, =G,2 G,2|
w: 1.~With-in the wood-lands flow-ery glad-ed by the oak trees mos-sy
w: 2.~When leaves that late-ly were a spring-ing now do fade with-in the
w: 3.~Let oth-er folk make mon-ey fast-er in the air of dark roomed
[V:3]=ggf|e2 c2 cc|B2 c2 =GA|cc e2 f2|
w: 1.~With-in the wood-lands flow-ery glad-ed by the oak trees mos-sy
w: 2.~When leaves that late-ly were a spring-ing now do fade with-in the
w: 3.~Let oth-er folk make mon-ey fast-er in the air of dark roomed
%
[V:1]C3 =G,CD|E2 =G2 AG|F2 E2 A,B,|CD E2 D2|
w: moot The shin-ing grass blades timb-er shad-ed now do quiv-er un-der
w: copse And paint-ed birds do hush their sing-ing high up-on the timb-er
w: towns I do not dread a peev-ish mast-er though no man may heed my
[V:2]=G,3 EEB,|C2 E2 FE|D2 C2 CB,|A,A, A,2 A,2|
w: moot The shin-ing grass blades timb-er shad-ed now do quiv-er un-der
w: copse And paint-ed birds do hush their sing-ing high up-on the timb-er
w: towns I do not dread a peev-ish mast-er though no man may heed my
[V:3]e3 =ggf|e2 c2 cc|B2 c2 cd|ef =g2 g2|
w: moot The shin-ing grass blades timb-er shad-ed now do quiv-er un-der
w: copse And paint-ed birds do hush their sing-ing high up-on the timb-er
w: towns I do not dread a peev-ish mast-er though no man may heed my
%
[V:1]D3 D=GE|A3 =GEC|D3 D=GE|A3 =GFE|
w: foot And birds do whist-le ov-er head and wat-er's bubb-ling in it's
w: tops And brown leaved fruit is turn-ing red in cloud-less sun-shine ov-er
w: frowns For I be free to go ab-road or take ag-ain my home-ward
[V:2]B,3 =G,B,C|C3 CC=G,|B,3 =G,B,C|C3 CCC|
w: foot And birds do whist-le ov-er head and wat-er's bubb-ling in it's
w: tops And brown leaved fruit is turn-ing red in cloud-less sun-shine ov-er
w: frowns For I be free to go ab-road or take ag-ain my home-ward
[V:3]=g3 gge|f3 fff|=g3 gge|f3 fff|
w: foot And birds do whist-le ov-er head and wat-er's bubb-ling in it's
w: tops And brown leaved fruit is turn-ing red in cloud-less sun-shine ov-er
w: frowns For I be free to go ab-road or take ag-ain my home-ward
%
[V:1]D3 =G,CD|E3 =GAG|FE D2 C2|A,C C2 D2|C3
w: bed And there for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: head With fruit for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: road To where for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
[V:2]B,3 EEB,|C3 EFE|DC =G,2 A,2|F,F, F,2 =G,2|=G,3
w: bed And there for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: head With fruit for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: road To where for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
[V:3]=g3 ggf|e3 cdc|Bc d2 e2|ff f2 f2|e3
w: bed And there for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: head With fruit for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea
w: road To where for me the ap-ple tree do lean down low in Lin-den Lea

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