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New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

Author: BISHOP ROUD JUL
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Pub Date: 06/02/2014
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
ISBN: 9780141194622
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Offers a collection of folk music - one of the great English popular art forms. This book brings together all the classic folk songs and many lesser-known discoveries, complete with music and annotations on their original sources and meaning.
£9.99
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The definitive collection of folk music - one of the great English popular art forms. One of the great English popular art forms, the folk song can be painful, satirical, erotic, dramatic, rueful or funny. This magical new collection brings together all the classic folk songs as well as many lesser-known discoveries, complete with music and annotations on their original sources and meaning. Published in cooperation with the English Folk Dance and Song Society, it is a worthy successor to Ralph Vaughan Williams and A. L. Lloyd's original Penguin Book of English Folk Songs.

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