Folk Songs of the Catskills, Band 1

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Norman Cazden, Herbert Haufrecht, Norman Studer
SUNY Press, 1982 - 650 Seiten
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Part of the ancient Appalachians and just a few miles up the road from a massive metropolitan area, the Catskills have been home to the variety of people who have made the history of the New World.

The songs collected here reflect this history. They are songs of rafting and lumbering, war and railroads, prison and hard times, and nonsense and drinking. And they are songs of love—tragic love, thwarted love, foolish love—and sometimes even true love.

Collecting the songs began in 1941 when educator Norman Studer and composer Herbert Haufrecht led a group of young people on folklore trips through the mountains. The distinguished musician Norman Cazden continued the collection, adding his research and scholarship. The book is the cumulative work of these three colleagues. Useful as an annotated archive of regional lore, Folk Songs of the Catskills traces roots to early Scottish, Irish, Welsh, English, and American sources. Both texts and musical structure are compared to other traditional songs. Extended search for tune relatives is directed towards tracing the known use of each tune strain, whether in variants with similar texts or quite different texts.

Some of the Catskill versions of tunes have not been found elsewhere, and others are rarely encountered. Whether related to others or unique to the Catskills, the commentary on the songs in this collection contributes to a more general theory of the nature of traditional tunes and their transformation.

The late composer/musicologist and university professor, Norman Cazden, worked meticulously over a period of many years to trace traditional melodies and texts. Both Cazden and fellow composer Herbert Haufrecht were music directors of Camp Woodland, a unique summer school in the Catskill Mountains which acquainted students with the folklore of this musically rich region. The late Norman Studer, one of the founders and for many years the director of Camp Woodland, was also an ardent folklorist who spent much of his life in the hills and hollows of the Catskills looking for folksingers and yarnspinners. Together, these devoted scholars have created a work that is as enjoyable as it is rare.
 

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Lumbering and Rafting Songs
35
1 A Shantymans Life
37
2 Cutting Down the Pines
40
3 The Woodsmens Alphabet
43
4 The Jam at Gerrys Rock
46
5 Adieu to Prince Edwards Isle
52
6 The Flat River Raftsman
54
7 Jack Gardners Crew
59
91 The Days of FortyNine
341
Working and Hard Times
345
92 The Jolly Thrasher
346
93 The Rock Island Line
348
94 Haul In Your Bowline
353
95 Bound for the Stormy Main
355
96 The StageCoach Drivers Lad
357
97 Life Is a Toil
360

Songs of War and Battle
63
8 Paul Jones
65
9 The Kingston Volunteers
67
10 The Drummer Boy of Waterloo
69
11 The Kerry Recruit
71
12 As I Went Down to Port Jervis
73
13 The Yankee ManofWar
77
14 The Battle of Gettysburg
79
15 The Cumberland Crew
81
16 The Merrimac
85
17 The Bounty Jumper
86
18 The Bright Sunny South
89
19 The Shades of the Palmetto
93
20 The Texas Rangers
96
21 On the Shores of Havana
101
Ballads of True Love
105
22 Johnny Riley
107
23 The Rainbow
110
24 Famed Waterloo
111
25 Glencoe
113
26 The Maid on the Mountain Brow
115
27 Wild Americay
118
28 The Hills of Glenshee
120
29 It Was Early One Monday Morning
124
30 The Jolly Stage Driver
126
31 The Green Mossy Banks by the Lea
128
32 The Blind Beggars Daughter of Bethnell Green
132
33 In Search of Silver and Gold
135
Courting Too Slow
143
35 Friends and Neighbors
147
36 A Sport Song
150
37 The Bonny Boy
152
38 I Am a Young Maiden
155
39 The Girl I Left Behind
159
40 Petticoat Lane
161
41 My Love Is Like a Dewdrop
165
42 My GoodLooking Man
168
43 The Jacket So Blue
170
44 Fare You Well My Own True Love
172
Love Meets Obstacles
177
45 The Dens of Yarrow
178
46 The Bold Soldier
182
47 The Constant Farmers Son
184
48 There Was an Old Miser
187
49 The Lowlands Low
190
50 The Banks of Sweet Dundee
192
51 Awake Awake Ye Drowsy Sleepers
195
52 The Bonny Laboring Boy
199
53 Fair Julian Bond
202
54 Johnny Doyle
207
55 The Holland Song
209
56 The Little Cabin Boy
212
57 Betsy B
215
58 The Lady Leroy
220
59 The Rich Merchant
223
60 The Dens of Ireland
225
61 The Pride of Logy Bay
228
62 My Irish MollyO
231
63 The Lost Lady
234
Tragedies
237
64 Fair Fanny Moore
238
65 The Lord of Scotland
239
66 The Arsenic Tragedy
243
67 The Bold Trellitee
246
68 Down by the Greenwood Shady
251
69 She Perished in the Snow
255
70 Bright Phoebe
258
Legends
261
71 The Mermaid
262
72 The Lakes of Col Flynn
264
73 Erins Green Shores
266
74 The Ships Carpenter
271
75 The Maid on the Shore
276
76 The Foggy Dew
284
Religious Songs
291
77 Poor and Foreign Stranger
292
78 My Home Is on the Mountain
297
79 The Resurrection
301
80 Heavenly Sunshine
303
81 My Lord Knows the Way
306
83 The Ship of Zion
308
84 Were Coming Sister Mary
314
85 Blossom Time
317
86 The Dying Californian
321
Pioneer Days
325
88 Will You Go Out West?
329
89 The Plains of Illinois
332
90 The Arkansas Traveler
334
98 Last Winter Was a Hard One
362
99 In the Days When I Was Hard Up
367
100 The Prisoners Song
371
101 The Poor Mans Family
376
ShabbyGent eel Songs
381
102 The Ragged Coat
383
103 Poor But a Gentleman Still
387
104 When I Leave These Earthly Shores
389
106 Two Little Girls in Blue
393
107 The Lazy Club
396
108 The Mule Song
400
109 Puttin On the Style
402
Outlaws and Ruffians
413
110 Brennan on the Moor
414
111 The Three Jolly Butchers
418
112 The Wild Irish Boy
420
113 The Wild Colonial Boy
422
114 The Boston Burgular
427
115 The Flying Cloud
429
Scrapes and Escapades
433
116 The Three Rogues
434
117 The Old Spotted Cow
437
118 The Poor Chronic Man
445
119 The Cordwood Cutter
449
120 Lather and Shave
453
121 Pat Malone
458
122 Ol Mickey Brannigans Pup
461
123 The Terrier Dog
463
Merry Ditties
467
124 The Rich Mans Daughter
468
125 Kate and Her Horns
471
126 The Roving Irishman
474
127 The Islands of Jamaica
477
128 Where Are You Going My Pretty Fair Maid?
479
129 Katey Morey
482
130 A Bold Brave Bonair
485
131 Old Shoes and Leggings
488
132 Long Eddy Waltz
489
133 The Little Scotch Girl
492
134 The Brats of Jeremiah
494
135 The Wife Who Was Dumb
497
136 Tinna Clinnama Clinchama Clingo
503
137 The Devil and the Farmers Wife
505
138 The Jolly Boatswain
509
139 The Trooper and the Tailor
513
140 Will the Weaver
516
141 The Old Woman From Boston
518
Nonsense Songs
523
142 Missie Mouse
524
143 The Old Tobacco Box
533
144 Tararara Boom Hooray
536
145 The Lofty Giant
541
146 The Knickerbocker Line
543
147 Lookit Over Yonder
554
148 Sally Come Up
557
149 Simple Little Nancy Brown
560
150 If I Were As Young As I Used to Be
565
151 The Darby Ram
566
152 The Three Huntsmen
570
153 Happy Frisky Jim
573
154 The Barefoot Boy
576
155 John Styles and Susan Cutter
579
The Catskill Scene
581
156 A Home in the Catskills
586
157 Catskill Valley
587
158 Tobasco
588
159 The Hills of Last Chance
589
160 The Rainbow to Heaven
591
161 Im Sad When I Cry
593
162 Kintey Coy at Samsonville
595
163 The Buck Sheep The Hesleys
596
164 The Southwood Girls
601
165 The Monticello Jail
603
166 The Newburgh Jail
605
167 SingSing
608
168 The Albany Jail
609
169 The Delhi Jail
611
170 The Chichester Boys
615
171 John Whipple s Mill
617
172 The D H Canal
622
173 Sarah Jane
624
174 The Bluestone Quarries
627
175 Shore Around the Grog
631
176 The Babcock Bedtime Story
634
177 The Tall Pine Tree or The Samsonville Song
636
178 I Walk the Road Again
637
Index
645
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