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The Essential CD of Cornish Songs

 
Ian Marshall`s "21 SONGS OF CORNWALL"

 

Ian at Phoenix Mine, Bodmin Moor

A Window on Cornwall!

"21 SONGS of CORNWALL" is Ian`s bestselling CD
of traditional songs from all over Cornwall -
Truro, Camborne, Bodmin, Cadgwith, Padstow,
Callington, Cawsand, Egloshayle, Looe...

Romantic, strange, humorous or historical,
Cornwall`s folksongs reflect a wide range of
Cornish habits and happenings.

The songs are all sung in English, as they
have been passed down to us, and are strongly
framed in Ian`s unique and entertaining
multi-track arrangements (click here for details)

CDs GBP 10 each, plus GBP 2 p/p per item


See below for Ian`s other CDs

SINGING for CORNWALL
The follow-up album, with many more songs plus a selection of Cornish dance tunes, again recorded in Ian`s unique multi-track arrangements.

SWITCHED-ON CORNWALL
 A wide-ranging selection of Cornish dance tunes meet and mingle in an entertaining electronic adventure.

GOLDEN SONGS of DEVON
The ONLY CD of traditional Devon songs currently available.

FUNNIEST ANIMAL ALBUM
and SING SPORT

Entertaining songs for children about animals, sports and games of all kinds.

THE FATHER CHRISTMAS SONG
The seasonal title song is followed by more of Ian`s songs for children plus a selection of favourites that parents will remember.

Buy all CDs online at
www.songsofcornwall.com
OR direct from Ian: GBP 10 + GBP 2 p/p per item

E-mail ian@floraldance.com.
Telephone 01579 321433

Click HERE for details of Ian`s book
The Amazing Story of
THE FLORAL DANCE


From its origins in the `quaint old Cornish town`

of Helston in 1911

 to its world wide fame as the Bestselling Ballad
of all time
From its rebirth as a Brass Band favourite
to its place in the history of
Cornish Music

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Songs on the CD are listed below, and further down are some pages from the songbook.

1. CAMBORNE HILL. Cornwall`s other National Anthem?

 2. EDDYSTONE LIGHT.  Complete with mermaid.

 3. BODMIN TOWN.   Two local lovers and their problems.

4. SWEET NIGHTINGALE.  Two more love-birds - with no problems!

 5. TRURO AGRICULTURAL SHOW.  Now called `The Royal Cornwall Show.`     

 6. JOHN BUNT.   A cheeky bedtime story.                                    

  7. TRELAY! 
  My own bit of fun with 81 Cornish place-names.

 8. SAILORS` ABC.   The alphabet afloat. Don`t forget the grog!

 9. CAWSAND BAY.   How to get your (sailor) man.

 10. THE FROG & THE MOUSE.   Historical allegory

 11. CADGWITH ANTHEM. The Robbers` Retreat

 12. FURRY DANCE.  Our traditional annual knees-up.

 13. COR BUGGER, JACKER!   I be goin` to Looe!

 14. PADSTOW MAY SONG. Impression of this unique festival.

 15. EGLOSHAYLE RINGERS.  Bellringing contests in North . . .

 16. THE BELLRINGING . . . and East Cornwall

 17. THE WHITE ROSE.   Homage to the mature sweetheart!.

 18. THE FOX.   Reynard strikes back.

 19. MINING SONG.  Making the best of a dirty & dangerous job.

 20. JACKY MY SON.   A  fine `murder ballad.`

 21. THE BARLEY MOW.   Singing the Drinking.


MATCHING SONGBOOK with words, music & chords: GBP 8 & GBP 2 p/p



 

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