The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature 的 Cries of London 條很精彩
Orig. the calls of street salesmen (hawkers) in selling their wares; over 150 have been collected. Some Eng. composers, e.g. Gibbons and Weelkes, incorporated these mus. cries into their works. The 20th‐cent. composer Berio has written a work called Cries of London and Vaughan Williams incorporates a reminiscence of the lavender‐seller's cry into his London Symphony.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. 5th Edition.
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Below are a series of thumbnails of the twelve pictures on this site. They were all published between 1792 and 1796 and depict different street sellers in London at the time. They were painted by F. Wheatly and engraved by Vendramini. Each picture has a short explanation with it.
Turnips and Carrots
Knife and scissor Grinding|