New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, The

Julia Bishop, Steve Roud

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 6th Feb '14

£9.99

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.

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SKU: 9780141194622

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Description

The definitive collection of folk music – one of the great English popular art formsOne 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.

Additional information

Weight 0.415 kg
Dimensions 26 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 608