Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 7(5)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29424

Title: The Burdened Sinner

First Line: Ah! what can I do

Notes:  Carol

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8337

Title: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

First Line: Hark! the herald angels sing

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12880

Title: Christ's Birth

First Line: The King of Glory sends his Son

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V28366

Title: Christ's Sufferings and Exaltation

First Line: Now let our mournful songs record

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Passion of Jesus Christ

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31F11: Death's head, skull (symbol of Death)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
25G3(PALM-TREE): Trees: palm-tree
31A2511(+82): Arm raised upward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
48C162: Arch, archivolt ~ architecture
11D41163: Helena identifies the True Cross: a human corpse is restored to life when it touches the cross

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73E422: Christ aloft in the sky ~ Ascension

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