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  • Recording Title

    Shepherd's hey

  • Other Title(s)

    • British folk music, no. 16 (Subtitle)
    • Morris dance tune (Title descriptor)
    • British folk-music settings. Shepherd's hey, orchestra (Uniform title)
  • Musical group

    Victor Concert Orchestra

  • Arranger

    Percy Grainger

  • Harp

    Francis J. Lapitino

  • Xylophone

    William H. Reitz

  • Genre(s)

    Ethnic music, Classical music

  • Category


  • Description

    Orchestra, with harp and xylophone

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 17897

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Victor ledgers note: Extra men, Witzmann & Cook, violins; A. & J. Horner, horns.

    An EDVR ms. includes a notation that this was re-mastered as A5-EB-0001 and B7-EB-0033. The catalog numbers of any reissues are not known.

  • Rights & Access

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    Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.


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