Frank Kidson's 'The Collector' articles from The Choir magazine

 

 

 

This collection of articles has been assembled by John Francmanis and Vic Gammon who have generously donated this work to the Traditional Song Forum website.  Their Introduction and Foreword explain the background to this interesting work which adds considerably to our knowledge and understanding of Frank Kidson, his wide-ranging interests, and his vast range of knowledge.

 

 

 

Index

 

   Introduction - Vic Gammon

 

Foreword - John Francmanis

 

 

Folk Song

Vol. 3, no. 26, February 1912, pp. 30-31

Correspondence from J Heywood

Vol. 3, no. 27, March 1912, p. 60

Folk Song and the Popular Song

Vol. 3, no. 32, August 1912, pp.149-151

Melody and Harmony. An Irresponsible Apologue

Vol. 3, no. 34, October 1912, p. 196

The Melographicon

Vol. 4, no. 38, February 1913, pp. 33-34

Podsnappery in Song

Vol. 4, no. 40, April 1913, pp. 69-70

The Collector's Task

Vol. 4, no. 42, June 1913, pp. 106-108

London Musical Shrines

Vol. 4, no. 45, September 1913, pp. 167-169

The Collector on Descriptive Music 

Vol. 4, no. 47, November 1913, pp. 203-205

The Collector Philosophises

Vol. 5, no. 51, March 1914, pp. 45-47

The Collector on War Songs

Vol. 5, no. 60, December 1914, pp. 223-224

Folk-Song Hunting as a Sport

Vol. 6, no. 62, February 1915, pp. 28-30

The Collector's Folios

Vol. 6, no. 64, April 1915, pp. 79-81

The Collector on Violin Playing

Vol. 6, no. 68, August 1915, pp. 176-178

The Collector on Hymn-tunes

Vol. 7, no. 73, Jan. 1916, pp. 5-7

The Collector on Patriotic Songs 

Vol. 7, no. 76, April 1916, pp. 79-81

The Collector on Folk Hymns and Tunes 

Vol. 7, no. 80, August 1916, pp. 171-4

The Collector on Aunt Charlotte's Music Books 

Vol. 7, no. 83, Nov. 1916, pp. 245-7

The Collector in St. Paul's Churchyard

Vol. 8, no. 87, March 1917, pp. 54-6

The Collector on Catches

Vol. 8, no. 91, July 1917, pp. 147-9

The Collector on Noisy Music

Vol. 10, no. 112, April 1919, pp. 68-70

The Collector and the Dentist

Vol. 11, no. 121, Jan. 1920, pp. 5-6

The Collector on the Beggar's Opera

Vol. 11, no. 127, July 1920, pp. 128-9

The Collector on English Ballad Operas

Vol. 11, no. 131, Nov. 1920, pp. 205-207

Secular Tunes in Hymnody I

Vol. 12, no 133, Jan. 1921, pp. 6-7

Secular Tunes in Hymnody II

Vol. 12, no. 135, March 1921, pp. 45-7

Napoleonic Songs

Vol. 12, no. 139, July 1921, pp. 123-4

The Collector's Ballad Sheets

Vol. 13, no. 149, May 1922, pp. 88-89

The Collector on Country Dances

Vol. 13, no. 152, August 1922, pp. 145-6

'Home Sweet Home'

Vol. 14, no. 167, Nov. 1923, pp. 207-8

'Home Sweet Home' and 'Sicilian Mariners' (A. G. Gilchrist)

Vol. 15, no. 171, March 1924, p. 53

The Vitality of Melody

Vol. 15, no. 172, April 1924, pp. 66-7

John Playford

Vol. 16, no 184, April 1925, pp. 75-6

John Playford II

Vol. 16, no. 185, May 1925, pp. 93-4

Review of 'A Garland of English Folk-Songs' (A. G. Gilchrist)

Vol. 17, no. 198, June 1926, pp. 114-5

Frank Kidson (obituary) [J. T. Lightwood, editor]

Vol. 18, no. 205, Jan. 1927, pp. 7-8