[PDF/EBOOK] The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs by Steve Roud



8 thoughts on “The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

  1. says:

    Folk music is a bitterly fought over territory The original peasants who knew this folk stuff were located and taken into protective custody by some Victorian clerics and given the third degree until they sang li

  2. says:

    Used for research for my fourth novel which features a lot of English folk music Really interesting introduction and a good selection of songs with detailed information about each I perhaps would have preferred the information to be following the songs rather than at the end

  3. says:

    This is a marvelous book for the songs themselves as you'd imagine especially with the melodies printed too but the real joy here are the notes You'll learn where the songs were collected what the context historically and socially i

  4. says:

    Near the end of 2018 I experienced a brief inexplicable fascination with English folk songs one which probably had its roots in my high school years A small group of friends in the theatre band and choir programs spurred on by Whose Line Is It Anyway and the popularity of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise would sing lively and often salty shanties and drinking songs as we went about our backstage business

  5. says:

    A truly marvellous compendium of traditional folk songs with their provenance and commentaries on each I know some because of the folk rock boo

  6. says:

    Out of the 150 English folk songs featured I have about 25 in my collection and I found it useful to make a playlist of them and read the tradtional words and some background about when and where the song was first recorded Just like a classical book it reminded me of the living fossilised links between the past and present

  7. says:

    Not uite the style of music I was looking for

  8. says:

    A good collection of folk songs for a indepth review I suggest you read Paul's review below

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Free read ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF í Steve Roud

Ieu to you fair. Near the end of 2018 I experienced a brief inexplicable fascination with English folk songs one which probably had its roots in my high school years A small group of friends in the theatre band and choir programs spurred on by Whose Line Is It Anyway and the popularity of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise would sing lively and often salty shanties and drinking songs as we went about our backstage business Years later seeing the origin of so many of these songs a look at their histories and the way the folk singing tradition developed opened my eyes and made me appreciate those memories even Even than the academically inclined Folk Song in England Steve Roud s work here is essential for any music poetry or anthropology lover

Summary The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

Spanish ladies. Out of the 150 English folk songs featured I have about 25 in my collection and I found it useful to make a playlist of them and read the tradtional words and some background about when and where the song was first recorded Just like a classical book it reminded me of the living fossilised links between the past and present

Free read ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF í Steve Roud

Farewell and ad. Used for research for my fourth novel which features a lot of English folk music Really interesting introduction and a good selection of songs with detailed information about each I perhaps would have preferred the information to be following the songs rather than at the end