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Flodden Field / music by Andrew Robson ; lyrics: Traditional.
by Andrew Robson (2013)
Flodden Field is one of eight pieces that comprise The Child Ballads, a song-cycle by Andrew Robson. Each piece in the cycle is based on the text of a traditional folksong sourced from F.J.Child's collection, 'The English and Scottish Popular Ballads'. Only the texts for each of these ballads has survived and Robson has set all eight to new music. While strongly influenced by the traditional narratives these pieces also leave some scope for improvisation.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (8p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 7 min.
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
English/Scottish folk, World Music, Jazz
The Child Ballads: Child 168.
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