• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 KEN/3/1/36
  • Dates of Creation
      18 Feb 1963-18 Mar 1964
  • Physical Description
      16 pieces; 24 sheets.

Scope and Content

With Ruth Noyes and Pat Shaw of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, relating to details of dates and first performances of various works by RVW, primarily folk-dance arrangements, folk songs, and sources for his hymn tunes, including: On Christmas Night; Six Studies in English Folk Song; The Running Set; Flourish of Trumpets for a Folk Dance Festival (founded on the 'Morris Call'); The Tempest; a large number of folk songs on which RVW based the tunes in the English Hymnal (1906); the folk song, The Lawyer (later The Green Meadow in Folk Songs of the Four Seasons; see KEN/3/1/14, 3/1/73, 3/1/88 & 3/1/114). Other topics covered include: names and dates of officials of the Society and its predecessor bodies, and various individuals whose photographs MK wishes to reproduce in his book.