Greensleeves recorded by among others Andre Rieu, John Coltrane, Olivia Newton-John is a traditional English folk song, ballad and broadside ballad first printed in 1580. It was not (though commonly believed) composed by Henry VIII for his lover and future queen consort Anne Boleyn. It is a ground based on an Italian Passamezzo Antico or Spanish Romanesca that did not reach England until after The king's death. Ralph Vaughan Williams composed a Fantasia on Greensleeves based on the Greensleeves melody in 1934. The tune like Scott Joplin's The Entertainer is popular as a standard chime for ice cream vans and in popular culture it's been featured in films and on TV like for instance Zero Dark Thirty, The Big Bang Theory, Friends and The Simpsons Duet Sheet Music for Guitar accompanied by Cello arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm. Greensleeves is also known by alternative title: What Child Is This, Al Labous Mary, Green Sleeves, Greensleeves And Pudding Pies, Ye Ladie Greene Sle...
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|Date published: || 2015|
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