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King Estmere old English ballad, for chorus and orchestra. [Op. 17] by Gustav Holst

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Published by Novello in London .
Written in English


  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 pts.) with orchestra -- Vocal scores with piano

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Edition Notes

SeriesNovello"s original octavo edition
LC ClassificationsM1533 H83 K5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18973270M

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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (–).The Oxford Book of Ballads. King Estmere. Synopsis. This ballad is one of those appearing in later and later versions, the earlier one appearing in damaged form in the Percy manuscript but, as with Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne the story also appears in May Day plays and there is good reason to think that it goes back to at least the fifteenth century.. The outlaws have a good hunt. King Estmere leaves, the King of Spain attacks, and the daughter sent a page after King Estmere to warn him of her danger. Adler is the son of a magician-woman and enchants King Estmere into the shape of a harper and himself into his boy. They infiltrate the castle, .   King Estmere: Old English Ballad for Chorus and Orchestra by Gustav Holst, Gustav Holst. Publication date Publisher Novello Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language No linguistic content. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to Pages:

Kyng Estmere threwe the harpe asyde, And swith he drew his brand; And Estmere he, and Adler yonge, Right stiffe in stour can stand. And aye their swordes soe sore can byte, Throughe help of Gramarye, That soone they have slayne the kempery men, Or forst them forth to flee. Kyng Estmere tooke that fayre ladye, And marryed her to his wiffe,/5. King Estmere.             This old romantic legend (which is given from two copies, one of them in the Editor's folio manuscript but which contained very great variations,) bears marks of considerable antiquity, and perhaps ought to have taken place of any in this volume.   Foreword -- Mandalay -- The frolicksome duke -- The knight and shepherd's daughter -- King Estmere -- King John and the Abbot of Canterbury -- Barbara Allen's Cruelty -- Fair Rosamond -- Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne -- The boy and the mantle -- The heir of Linne -- King Cophetua and the beggar maid -- Sir Andrew Barton -- May Collin -- The. King Estmere a. Percy’s Reliques, edition of , I, b. Reliques, edition of , I,

KING ESTMERE KING JOHN AND THE ABBOT OF CANTERBURY BARBARA ALLEN'S CRUELTY FAIR ROSAMOND ROBIN HOOD AND GUY OF GISBORNE THE BOY AND THE MANTLE. The source of these ballads will be found in the Appendix at the end of this book. LIST OF COLOUR PLATES. KING ESTMERE BARBARA ALLEN'S CRUELTY FAIR ROSAMOND THE BOY AND THE MANTLE .   When King Estmere leaves, the King of Spain attacks, and the daughter sends a page after Estmere to warn him of her danger. Adler uses magic he learned from his mother and changes King Estmere .   The King Of Brentford's Testament by William Makepeace Thackeray The Babes In The Wood (1) by Anonymous King Estmere by Anonymous Tam Lin by Anonymous The Ballad Of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde Alice Fell; Or, Poverty by William Wordsworth The Idiot Boy by William Wordsworth-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®Reviews: 6. The book purports to explain how the feast of Purim came to be celebrated by the Jews. Esther, the beautiful Jewish wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus (), and her cousin Mordecai persuade the king to retract an order for the general annihilation of Jews throughout the empire. The massacre had been plotted by the king’s chief minister, Haman, and the date decided by casting lots (purim).