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The Countryman
Last updated: 22.04.17
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I came to this beautiful Peter Warlock song simetime in 2003 through the good offices of Dr Oliver Rosteck who accompanied me on piano. Peter Warlock derived this work on a piece by the 17th century John Chalk and dedicated it to a certain Dewey Gibson. With its "High trolollie lollie loes" I suppose it could not really be considered a folk song - but what the heck - we sang it anyway!