[Bell Historians] Good tune required

Alan Andrews alan.andrews at liU_Lldgmm2WhAOiZIhwclzSt6qwR7weqpdBiw370KBAD1FkneOQLdnrHkKcEOf5c5Vb4AI89nSzpCd4TfgHuUo_.yahoo.invalid
Wed Nov 22 22:17:42 GMT 2006

Can you share the whole song with us?


On 21 Nov 2006, at 15:20, Andrew Higson wrote:

> Coincidental with the SRCY peal festivities, I came across their  
> song in Morris' History and art of Change ringing. Sadly it isn't  
> clear if it was to be recited or sung, but if it’s the latter maybe  
> someone knows the tune. It starts thus:
> Some favourite pleasures all mortals here persues,
> The art of change ringing we Cumberlands doth choose:
> Then let us all endeavour to practice well this Art
> That when we are in the steeple each man may play his part.
> Chorus
> For Cumberland we are and Cumberlands we'll be,
> To perform with any ringers both in town and country.
> 11 verses and choruses ensue telling of their supremacy over the  
> ASCY and lauding their peal of 7104 Oxford TB Max in 1802.
> "I vow to thee my country" sort of fits in places……but I'm sure  
> something jollier is called for.
> Andrew

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