Cecil Sharp

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    Counrty dance medley(Rhilibelula all the way home/Newcastle/Galopede)Cecil Sharp
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    Morris dance medley(Hunting the squirrel/Constant Billy/Jockey to the fair)Cecil Sharp
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    The trees they do grow highCecil Sharp
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    Adieu sweet lovely NancyCecil Sharp

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        Although he started his career practicing law in Australia, Cecil Sharp would become the central figure in the English dance and folksong revival early in the 20th century. Born in London in 1859, Sharp attended Uppingham and Clare College, Cambridge, and then immigrated to Australia. In 1889, he would change his career from law to music, working as the assistant organist at Adelaide Cathedral and as the co-director of the Adel College of Music. He returned to England in 1892 an... Read more

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