Song of Robin Hood

(Book - 2000?)
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Song of Robin Hood

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Anne Malcolmson, Grace Castagnetta, and Caldecott medalist Virginia Lee Burton joined forces in 1947 to produce the definitive edition of The Song of Robin Hood. Their triumphant achievement was one of the most distinctive presentations of the legend ever published, and it received a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1948. Through meticulous research and unfailing perseverance, Anne Malcolmson rediscovered fifteen of the original ballads of Robin Hood; Grace Castagnetta adapted them to modern musical notation. Virginia Lee Burton spent three years on drawings to accompany the songs, ultimately producing a work of art filled with exquisite detail and worthy of comparison to the greatest illuminated manuscripts of the medieval era. The text, the music, and the illustrations combine to form a harmonious and timeless work of art. There is no better way to introduce young readers to the legend of Robin Hood, or to renew a love of the tale in the hearts of those who already know the classic story. Lovingly revived and beautifully reissued, The Song of Robin Hood stands as one of the truly stunning books of our time.
Title: Song of Robin Hood
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Houghton, Mifflin Co., [2000?], c1975
Characteristics: 123 p. : ill., music ; 29 cm
Notes: Includes glossary
Illustrated lining papers
For voice and piano
Contents: Robin Hood and Little John
Robin Hood and the stranger
Robin Hood and the tanner
Robin Hood and the Prince of Aragon
Robin Hood and the curtal friar
Robin Hood and Allen A Dale
Robin Hood and Maid Marian
Robin Hood and the Bishop
Robin Hood and the butcher
Robin Hood and the bold pedlar
Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne
Robin Hood and the golden arrow
Robin Hood and the ranger
Robin Hood rescuing Will Stutly
Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford
Robin Hood's golden prize
Robin Hood rescuing three squires
Robin Hood's death
Additional Contributors: Malcolmson, Anne Burnett 1910-
Castagnetta, Grace 1912-
Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968
ISBN: 0618071865
Branch Call Number: 398.22 So
Statement of Responsibility: selected & edited by Anne Malcolmson ; music arranged by Grace Castagnetta ; designed & illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton
Subject Headings: Folk songs, English Ballads, English Robin Hood (Legendary character)
Topical Term: Folk songs, English
Ballads, English
Robin Hood (Legendary character)
LCCN: 00132463
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