Farewell To Beauty

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    As featured on BBC Radio 2's Mark Radcliffe Folk Show, a beguiling collection of song-settings of Mary Webb poems by Shropshire folk duo Beguildy. "Shivers!" Ian Anderson, fRoots
    This CD comes to you in a 6 page card digipak with panoramic photo of The Stiperstones hills in Shropshire. Cover is an original design by Esther Thorpe based on the green and gold Jonathon Cape 1940's/1950's editions of the novels of Mary Webb. There's an 8 page booklet containing copies of original manuscripts of Mary Webb, lyrics (the poems), credits and photos of artists.

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Mary Webb Songs via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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a poem written towards the end of Mary Webb's life, full of the observations in Nature which brought her joy and now, a melancholy sadness. (Artwork here for this track "Poems and Spring of Joy" by Bronte Woodruff)


from The Mary Webb Songs, released February 21, 2014



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Beguildy UK

Beguildy are the folk music duo Janie Mitchell and Annemarie Summers. Both are singers, composers and musicians (harp, guitar, clarinet, hammered dulcimer). Their first cd together is "The Mary Webb Songs" a collection of thirteen song-settings of the poems of the Edwardian and fellow Shropshire writer Mary Webb. ... more

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