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St Kevern's Feast

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St Kevern's Feast

This version of the song is from "Sengen Fiddee", An Daras Cornish Folk Arts Project 2003. The song was arranged in 1932 by Ralph Dunstan based on the…

The Keenly Lode

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The Keenly Lode

This one of the few dialect songs that Baring Gould recorded and published. He was given
this song by an old miner n the Lugger Inn, Fowey in 1894…

The Old Grey Duck

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The Old Grey Duck

The Old Grey Duck was published in Ralph Dunstan's in Cornish Dialect & Folk Songs, Ralph Dunstan, Cornish Dialect and Folk Songs, (Truro, Jordan's…

Tom Bawcock's Eve

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Tom Bawcock's Eve

Tom Bawcock's Eve is held in Mousehole on 23rd December. Robert Morton Nance learned a number of different stories about the origins Tom Bawcock's eve…

The Faddy Dance and Furry Day, a study in change

Faddy Dance and Furry Day - A study in change.pdf

The Faddy Dance and Furry Day, a study in change

Although Heston's Furry dance on 8th of May is the most well known, Furry Dances were and are known all over Cornwall. The dance was originally known…

Cornish Girls / Mowysi Kernow / Trip To Truro

Cornish Girls - Trip To Truro.pdf

Cornish Girls / Mowysi Kernow / Trip To Truro

W. Arthur, Pascoe was an active member of the Old Cornwall Movement in Liskeard and a native of the nearby village of St Neot. He recalled this song…

Trelawny

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Trelawny

The story of the Trelawny song starts with a Cornish folk expression of unknown origin “Here's forty thousand Cornish men will know the reason why”.…

Deliow Sevi

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Deliow Sevi

The lyrics were written down by the Cornish language scholar Thomas Tonkin as sung to him in 1698 by a friend and relative, Edward Chirgwin. Tonkin’s…

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An Awhesyth - The Lark

An Awhesyth - The Lark

An Awhesyth - The Lark

The Lark is a popular folk ballad across Britain, Ireland and North America with many variations and alternative titles like “Jolly Ploughboy” and…

Rescorla Snail Creep

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Rescorla Snail Creep

The villages of Rescorla, Molinnis, Roche Withiel and St Wenn, along the Eastern side of the Clay country, marked their Tea Treats with a fascinating…

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