FTX-135 - UNTO BRIGG FAIR

GRAINGER, DELIUS, SHARP & TAYLOR

Joseph TAYLOR (b1833) of Saxby-all-Saints, nr Brigg, Lincolnshire was phonographed by Percy Grainger in 1906 - here his daughter Mary Taylor (b1871), talks about her father's singing & plays some of the early Edison Bell recordings - her father's song, BRIGG FAIR, is sung by Joseph, by Mary & by her brother, John - the talk is local gypsies, singing in church with fiddle and harmonium, competitions, about Grainger, Delius and Cecil Sharp and going to London - and there are extracts of Delius's 'English Rhapsody' & Grainger's 'Lincolnshire Posy' - recorded by Peter Kennedy 1953 135Taylor,Mary(PK#25).JPG
 
Mary Taylor (Photo by PK)

- SPRIG OF THYME - WILLIAM TAYLOR - RUFFORD PARK POACHERS - GIPSY'S WEDDING DAY - MARIA MARTEN - LORD BATEMAN - DIED FOR LOVE - CREEPING JANE - WORCESTER CITY - WHITE HARE - THE FOUR MARIES

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