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Poor Old Horse at Dore.

Greig, Ruairidh (1973) Poor Old Horse at Dore. Lore and Language, 1 (9). pp. 7-10.


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This article reports the discovery and collection of an "Old Horse" mumming team at Dore, Sheffield in 1971. It includes performance details such as location, reward, audience reaction and attitudes as well as a full musical transcription of the associated song.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: horse, folk drama, house-visiting, folklore, traditional custom,animal disguise
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sheffield) > School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics (Sheffield) > Department of English Language and Linguistics (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Ruairidh Greig
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 09:15
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:32
Status: Published
Publisher: Department of English Language and Extramural Studies and Language centre at the University of Sheffield
Refereed: No
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/42952

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