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Sam Bennett, the Ilmington fiddler

John H. Bird

Sam Bennett, the Ilmington fiddler

memoir of a Cotswold character.

by John H. Bird

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Published by John H. Bird in Stratford-on-Avon .
Written in English

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  • Bennet, Sam.

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Sam Bennett, the Ilmington fiddler by John H. Bird Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sam was born on 5th November in Ilmington. He was the sixth son of James and Martha Bennett of Foxcote Farm and was schooled in Ilmington & Ebrington. He married Mary Elizabeth Barnett, of Ilmington in He became a Country Carrier & Bramble Merchant and fiddler/ folk singer of repute.

See The Traditional Ilmington Morris Men There are about twenty dances from Ilmington, of which many go back to the nineteenth century. The basis of the tradition is the work of Cecil Sharp and Mary Neal in the first twenty years of this century who collected from many sources including Sam Bennett in Ilmington.

Sam Bennett: The Ilmington fiddler Unknown Binding – by John H Bird (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" — Author: John H Bird.

Some resources relating to the Ilmington tradition: On the Web are: The Esperance Morris Book, Vol. II, scan of the ish book with descriptions of a couple of Ilmington dances, and a couple of photos of the ca. Ilmington side. A short article on the morris in Ilmington and the fiddler Sam Bennett Web site of the Traditional Ilmington Morris Men An ABC Library of Morris Tunes.

Sam Bennett, the Ilmington Fiddler, Memoir of a Cotswold Character, John(Index of Ilmington people).

Our Ilmington, Extracts from the autobiography of John Purser containing reminiscences of his childhood as a farmer's son late 19th century, The History of Ilmington, r and E.M.H.

Ibbotson, Buy Sam Bennett: The Ilmington fiddler by Bird, John H (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John H Bird. Photo, Print, Drawing [Sam Bennett, a Morris fiddler in Ilmington, Warwickshire, Eng.

playing fiddle in folk costume] [ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. Esperance Morris Book vol 2 - online book The Ilmington dances, while laying no claim to an unbroken tradition, have been revived of late years by Mr.

Sam Bennett, himself an indefatigable dancer and fiddler. Though the Lively Jig cannot be said to present many of the characteristics of the morris dance as preserved at Headington, it.

Sam Bennett was a fiddler and morris dancer (famously, at the same time - he would dance a jig and play simultaneously) who spent his life in Ilmington.

He lived in 'The Fox House', a small cottage opposite the village hall which has a crude outline of a. Sam Bennett revived the morris in a fashion with women after WW1 and again after WWII using children. There is an indication that Ilmington was danced with galleys in its early days and this thought has been inspirational to several modem sides in England and the USA.

'Sam Bennett and the Ilmington Tradition: Documentary Evidence of an English Fiddle Player', presented at the SOAS Fiddle Conference, Feburary 'Fiddle Tunes from Under the Bed: Extracting Music from Carpenter's Recordings', North Atlantic Fiddle Convention, St.

John's, Newfoundland, Canada, August Sam Bennett was born in Ilmington on 5 Novemberto James and Martha Bennett, the 6th of 12 children. He lived in his native village to the venerable age of Bennett was a fruit grower and seller by trade and he diversified into related work.

The Warwickshire village book / compiled from the Warwickshire Federation of Women's Institutes from notes and illustrations sent by Institutes in the County.

In search of Ufton: a survey of their village / by children of Ufton C.E. Junior School. [?] Sam Bennett, the Ilmington fiddler: memoir of a Cotswold character / John. Barford School Class Photos School photos from onwards. Barford School May Day dress and Sam Bennett fiddler from Ilmington.

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Reverend Gerald Knight. Memories by. In my late teens, when I started going to dances, the band of choice was the Oyster Ceilidh Band, and invariably at some point in the evening there would be a song spot featuring various members of the band – Fiddler’s Dram, John Jones and Cathy Lesurf, or Beggars Description.

Sam Bennett and the Ilmington Tradition in an article is written by Elaine Bradtke about twentieth century research into Ilmington's Cotswold Morris tradition. The original research was carried out by American archivist James Madison Carpenter.

Great prices on your favourite Home brands, and free delivery on eligible cturer: HistoricalFindings. The Ilmington dances, while laying no claim to an unbroken tradition, have been revived of late years by Mr. Sam Bennett, himself an indefatigable dancer and fiddler. P "Empire Day Ilmington 1" Sam Bennett and girls: P Pp1 "Empire Day Ilmington 2" P Sam Bennett and fool and others (same day as above) P Pp1 Sam Bennett with fool and ladies (same day as above) P Ragnee Hathaway (same day as above) P Children dancing with ribbons: P Sam Bennett fiddling with dancers.

Dances by Ilmington Teams in the Grounds of Peter De Montforts House AD. Fiddler Sam Bennett () Abbots Bromley, Painswick and Bampton (c) High Spen Sword Dancers (c) Bacup Coconut Dancers () Grenoside Long Sword Dancers () Wake Up and Dance () Here's a Health to the Barley Mow ().

nett and his Ilmington dancers (girls and young women) were the subject of a De Forest film Dances by Ilmington Teams in the Grounds of Peter De Montfort’s House: Fiddler Sam Bennett.4 This early film (pre-dating The Jazz Singer by a year) features a simultaneous soundtrack throughout, allowing us to see and hear the dance and Size: 1MB.

Sam Bennett was the fiddler for various revivals of the Ilmington morris between the s and s. I believe he also played for Bampton Morris at some time in the s when "Jinky" Wells was unavailable.

Let’s not beat about the bush- this is quite simply the worst fiddle playing I have ever heard. Sam Bennett () had the distinction of being called “a rotter” by Cecil Sharp. Bennett was responsible for reviving the morris tradition in the Warwickshire village of Ilmington.

The letter book of Robert Joseph, monk-scholar of Evesham and Gloucester College, Oxford, / edited by Dom Hugh Aveling and W. Pantin. Oxford: Clarendon Press, for the Oxford Historical Society, fool and fiddler for the Bampton Morris William "Jinkey" Wells, for instance - from whom Cecil Sharp collected dances in - and his successor Bertie Clarke; Sam Bennett of Ilmington and Stephen Baldwin of Bishop Upton in Herefordshire.^".

Dances by Ilmington Teams in the Grounds of Peter De Montforts House AD. Fiddler Sam Bennett () Abbots Bromley, Painswick and Bampton (c) High Spen Sword Dancers (c) Bacup Coconut Dancers () Grenoside Long Sword Dancers () Wake Up and Dance () Here’s a Health to the Barley Mow ().

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Sonny’s father, Albert, was not a dancer. As well as keeping the pub he had a fruit and vegetable business and Sonny could remember boyhood trips to Ilmington in Warwickshire (another Morris village) where he met up with the traditional fiddler Sam Bennett.

This is the second version of ‘John Barleycorn’ to appear on this blog. I posted a Shropshire version back in W and there’s also the – largely unrelated – ‘John Barleycorn’s a Hero Bold’.I’ve also recorded a third version – collected from Charlie Hill of Devon in the s – on the Magpie Lane CD A Taste of CD can still be purchased from our website (so.

Wilmington Star-News obituaries, death notices and Death Notices for Wilmington North Carolina area. Explore Life Stories, Offer Condolences & Send Flowers. Tennessee musician Sam McGee popularized the tune with his finger‑picked banjo recording, while Vermont fiddler Pete Sutherland adapted it as a fiddle tune.

Source for notated version: Scott Marckx/Jeannie Murphy [Silberberg]. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), ; pg. Folkways Records, The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith.

A similar creature, the Mari Lwyd ("Grey Mare" in English), also made from a horse's skull, with a white sheet attached, took part in New Year house-visiting, luck-bringing rituals in south-east Wales.

Gaining access to the house was a challenge; the Mari Lwyd party and those in the house took turns to improvise verses of a song.

If the household failed to come up with a final verse. Schofield taught Sam Bennett's final version to Oxford City but it did not spread far until it was taught to Morris Federation sides at workshops. The Ilmington village team has looked at the tradition as it was after Sharp's interpretation but before Sam Bennett's sides.

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No need to register, buy now. A Dance Autobiography. J by John Bremer The headquarters of the English Folk Dance and Song Society in London has a foundation stone which reads: “This building is erected in memory of Cecil Sharp who restored to the English people the.

BENNETT, Sam - Warwicksh\ singer fid & dancer\ - Morris musician at Ilmington -- rec on Dictaphone cylinders by James Carpenter # & #/ CASS - RPL rec79/5/46 (fid) "Jockey to the Fair" & "Shepherds Hey" - 7 songs rec PK, Ilmington 10/8/50 7"RTR / FTX see also Arthur GOODE (talking about Sam Bennett.

Sonny’s father, Albert, was not a dancer. As well as keeping the pub he had a fruit and vegetable business and Sonny could remember boyhood trips to Ilmington in Warwickshire (another Morris village) where he met up with the traditional fiddler Sam Bennett. He went there to help his father pick plums in Sam’s orchard.

To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website. Both Sam Bennett, the fiddle player from Ilmington and Jinky Wells played 'Maginni' fiddles. This is a name is given to a style of fiddle with a large body, and distinctive f-holes which predated the predominant Strad and Amati patterns.

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