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These seem to have been interrupted by the Reformation and Civil War and Commonwealth in the 16th and 17th centuries. List of selected, noteworthy folk musicians and bands (with an emphasis on artists from Britain and the U. Peter Burke argued that late medieval social elites had their own culture, but were culturally 'amphibious', able to participate in and affect popular traditions. They formed in 2001 and the above song features as the seventh and closing track on the 2011 album Friends Of Fall.

The Pomp and Circumstance Marches are a whole collection of five or six marches (one was completed from notes left by Elgar, after the composer’s death), the most popular and oft-heard being the Pomp and Circumstance March No. Holman, From Renaissance to Baroque: Change in Instruments and Instrumental Music in the Seventeenth Century (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005). John Peel frequently included folk music of his Top Gear show on Radio One from 1968, but dropped it when punk arrived in the 1970s. Parry here has set a short poem by William Blake, entitled ‘And did those feet in ancient time’, into a dignified, swelling hymn tune. html Archived 2009-02-14 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved 13/02/09; Folk in Sussex, "Folk in Sussex".London, unsurprisingly, was the most common location mentioned in English folk songs, including 'London is a Fine Town', and the 'London Prentice' and it was the centre of the broadside publishing industry. It had retained a strong tradition of wassailing, and seafaring songs were important in the coastal counties of Kent and Hampshire.

Composed between 1914 and 1916, Holst’s The Planets is an orchestral piece with seven movements named for all the planets of our solar system that were then visible from Earth: Mars, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Sharp, Sword Dances of Northern England Together with the Horn Dance of Abbots Bromley, (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, 2003). It has been noted by most recent commentators on English folk song even if it was a bit immoral, that love, the erotic and even the pornographic, were major traditional themes and, if more than ballads are considered, may have been the largest groups of printed songs. With the Levellers and Diggers in the mid-17th century, more overt criticism surfaced, as in the ballad "The Diggers' Song".

L. Lloyd gravitated to London in the 1950s, it was the base of Topic Records and it was there that the first folk clubs were formed before they spread out across the country. The show follows America, 1890 - two strangers who are drawn together in the violent landscape in 1890 America, and it has a star-studded cast including Emily Blunt, Chaske Spencer, Rafe Spall, Tom Hughes and Toby Jones.

The region produced no significant bands in the folk rock movement of the 1970s but can claim one of the most significant figures, as Maddy Prior was brought up in Blackpool. The region not only produced one of the major figures of the revival in Ewan MacColl but also a local champion in Harry Boardman, who from 1965 onwards probably did more than anyone to popularise and record the industrial folk song of the region, in several albums and books.The version of this chant linked to the liturgy as used in the Diocese of Salisbury, the Sarum Use, first recorded from the 13th century, became dominant in England.

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