Cornish Folk Tradition: Songs Music Dance and Associated Customs
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Further Research

There is a wealth of information available about Cornish Folk Traditions, here are some lnks and further reading you might like to explore:
Davey, Merv As is the Manner and the Custom: Identity and Folk Tradition in Cornwall. Phd thesis http://hdl.handle.net/10036/3377
 
also avalable as web page with links to mp3 and midi files:
As is the Manner and the Custom
Davey, Alison, Davey Jowdy, Davey,Merv
Scoot Dances, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats - The Cornish Dance Tradition
Includes dance notation and music for 45 dancesPaperback 158 pages with 17 black and white photographs
ISBN 978 1 903427 47 7
Hilary Coleman & Sally Burley Shout Kernow records and celebrates the living tradition of pub singing in Cornwall. A lively collection of words, tunes and harmonies, as well as the background to the songs and singers and information about the pubs and events where the singing takes place.  Francis Boutle Publishers
Bennet, Frances; Coleman, Hilary; Crowhurst, Nick; Davey, Merv; Fierek, Rosie.
Racca II  Cornish Tunes for Cornish Sessions,
(Calstock, Racca Project, 1997) Large collection of Cornish tunes (approx 200 ) both traditional and composed, covers most of the popular dance and session tunes
Free E-Book download
Coleman, Hilary
Hooch! Cornish Dance tunes arranged for brass and reeds. Book and CD pack 
Davey, Alison
SHALLAL - Cornish dance for Early Years (Withiel, An Daras Project, 2003)
Pack for 'Early Years' teaching, those children aged between 3 and 7 (Key Stage 1), giving an ideal introduction to traditional Cornish dance. The pack contains a DVD or Video, CD and dance notation booklet with a very simple warm up exercise for both children and teachers to follow. Hard copy pack ( Post: UK / Europe only)£10 +p&p.

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Davey, Merv
Hengan,  Traditional Folk Songs, Dances and Broad Side Ballads Collected in Cornwall
(Redruth, Dyllansow Truran,1983)
A collection of 30 traditional songs in Cornish and English,15 tunes and 14 broadside ballads collected in Cornwall, with notes on origins of tunes  
Davey, Merv
Pibrek, Cornish tunes for Cornish Pipers (Withiel, An Daras, 2004)
Book, CD and interactive CD rom pack of Cornish Tunes arranged for Bagpipes. History and origins of bagpipes in Cornwall.Hard copy pack ( Post: UK / Europe only)£10.00 +p&p .

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Davey, Neil
Fooch
Published Lyngham House St Ervan  Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7RT   2002 ,
Favourite Cornish Session and Dance tunes chosen and played by Neil Davey. Book / CD Pack
Dunstan, Ralph
The Cornish Song Book, Lyver Canow Kernewek
Reid Bros, London        1929,   Lodenek Press, Padstow 1974  Songs in Cornish and English, Carols, Sunday School Treat Tunes. (Published in two parts by Lodenek Press)                     
Dunstan, Ralph
Cornish Dialect and Folk Songs
Reid Bros, London        1932,Lodenek Press, Padstow 1972:   Songs in Dialect and English largely from traditional sources.                    
Gundry, Inglis
Canow Kernow, Songs and Dances from Cornwall
Folktracks and Soundposts publications Bristol 1966              Enlarged 3rd Edition Dyllansow Truran Redruth :Songs in Cornish and English, dance tunes
Gundry, Inglis
Canow Weryn Hedhyu ,Cornish Folk Songs of Today
Lodennek Press Padstow 1979: A collection of 69 folk songs, 26 in Cornish. Drawn from a variety of sources including arrangements of traditional songs and entries to the Cornish Gorsedh folk song competitions.
Kennedy, Peter
Folk Songs of Britain and Ireland
Oak Publications 1984 Section on Cornwall with 10 songs in Cornish and English
Marshall, Ian
The amazing story of "The Floral Dance"
Songs of Cornwall, Liskeard, Cornwall 2003: The story of the song:The inspiration for the  "The Floral Dance" written in 1911 by Kate Moss came from the traditional Furry Dance held annually in Helston. 
O'Connor, Mike
Ilow Kernow 4
Published Lyngham House St Ervan  Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7RT  2003:Large collection of traditional instrumental music from Cornwall with detailed notes on origins, sources and a history of Cornish Music. A number of previously unpublished tunes. The definitive Cornish Traditional instrumental music source book
O'Connor, Mike
Echoes of Old Kea
Published Lyngham House St Ervan  Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7RT        2001 : Instrumental Music from 18th Century Cornwall
O'Connor, Mike
No Song, No Supper, 
Published Lyngham House St Ervan  Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7RT   2002 : Instrumental music from early 19th century Cornwall
O'Connor, Mike
Hodge, Pol
Sengen Fidee , Songs in Cornish Dialect
Published Lyngham House St Ervan  Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7RT   2003 : A Comprehensive compilation of dialect songs. The purpose of this book is to record and re-affirm Dialect in song in Cornwall in the early 21st century and make available in the public. Available as an E-book (pdf format) £3.00 download link sent on notification of payment by Pay Pal.
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Links to other sites  
www.gorsethkernow.org.uk Cornish Gorsedh  
www.kesson.com Downloadable LPs in MP3 format of Cornish bands and musicians  
cornishculture.co.uk Cornsh Cultural Association  
www.lyngham.co.uk Lyngham House, Cornish music and CDs:   
www.lowenderperan.co.uk Lowender Peran Celtic Festival:  
If you would like to submit a Cornish Folk Arts Related link please contact info@an-daras.com
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