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Gustav Holst

English Composers Who Loved Folk Songs

Both Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughn Williams loved using folk music in their music. They were inspired by a “folk song revival” started by an English musician named Cecil Sharp collected thousands of folk tunes from around England in the early 1900’s.

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Down Among the Dead Men
Concert Variations on an English Theme
The Banks of Green Willow
Banks of Green Willow
Brigg Fair
Brigg Fair
Cutty Wren
Green Bushes
Captain Ward
Norfolk Rhapsody #1
High German
A Somerset Rhapsody

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#1. Which composer used folk songs in his music?

#2. In the March form, what is a strain?

#3. In the Stars and Stripes Forever, what instrument joins in the repeat of the trio?

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