Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - CHRISTMAS CAROLS -

BOOKS Why was the Par­tridge in the Pear Tree? by Mark Law­son-Jones, (His­tory Press, 2012) Twenty Years at St Hi­lary by Bernard Walke (Tru­ran, 2002) The Folk-Lore of Here­ford­shire by Ella Mary Leather (Lapridge Pub­li­ca­tions, 1991) The Sh­effield Book of Vil­lage Carols edited Ian Rus­sell (on­line at vil­lage­carols. WEB­SITES Lo­cal/Vil­lage Carols

lo­cal­ and vil­lage­ Both of th­ese web­sites carry news of carol singing events, work­shops and other Sh­effield Carol in­for­ma­tion. The Waits Web­site

town­ Fea­tures ev­ery­thing you need to know about the Waits and the In­ter­na­tional Guild of Town Pipers. West Gallery Mu­sic As­so­ci­a­tion The dig­i­tal home of the West Gallery Mu­sic As­so­ci­a­tion. Henry Wil­liamson So­ci­ety

hen­ry­ The web­site of the Henry Wil­liamson So­ci­ety has re­pro­duced a copy of Wil­liamson’s let­ter to his mother about wartime carol singing. VISIT Ce­cil Sharp House 2 Re­gent’s Park Road, Lon­don NW1 7AY

ce­cil­ The head­quar­ters of the English Folk Dance and Song So­ci­ety is home to the Vaughan Wil­liams Me­mo­rial Li­brary. It has pro­duced re­sources in­clud­ing The Full English, a use­ful and free on­line search­able data­base of mu­sic-re­lated items ( search/search-full-english). St Hi­lary Church and Her­itage Cen­tre St Hi­lary, Pen­zance, Corn­wall, TR20 9DQ

mu­se­um­sin­corn­­laryHer­itage-Cen­tre/Corn­wall-Mu­se­ums The cen­tre at St Hi­lary Church is open from Easter to Oc­to­ber and at other times by ar­range­ment. It holds scripts of Bernard Walke’s Christ­mas plays among other items of in­ter­est. CD On Christ­mas Day, a 2011 col­lec­tion of Ralph Vaughan Wil­liams carols, in­cludes Twelve Tra­di­tional Carols from Here­ford­shire per­formed by Derek Wel­ton (bari­tone) and Iain Burn­side (pi­ano).

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