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Drowsy Maggie Variations
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Intermediate Repertoire, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
I composed these variations on the traditional Irish Reel "Drowsy Maggie", which is featured in my Basic Repertoire series. Visit any Irish Pub around the world and you are likely to hear this tune during the evening. It is also a popular tune at Bush Dances.
All the Wrong Notes - Adventures in Unpopular Music
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
In All the Wrong Notes, Dave Hadfield offers a humorous and provocative insight into the world of folk music, His sure ear for the scene’s quirks and eccentricities produces unique takes on major figures like Bob Dylan, Ewan MacColl and Leonard Cohen. This is an ideal folk primer for anyone new to the genre and an entertaining ramble for those who know their gimbri from their mandolin.
The Ocean That Only Begins: The Incredible String Band for Newcomers
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
The Incredible String Band can seem a little, well, strange to the uninitiated listener. Songs that leap from one genre to another in the course of two lines, long mystical poems and schoolboy humour, wayward harmonies and soundscapes beyond the wildest dreams of a synth. If you've ever wondered what they were all about and were just a bit curious - this little book is for you.
Lord Peter and Little Kerstin
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
A collection of ten ancient Swedish narrative ballads translated into English verse. They tell stories of love and death, kings and knights, and the wild spirits of the water and the woods.
Northern Journey: A Guide to Canadian Folk Music on CD
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Price: Free! Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
NORTHERN JOURNEY is a guide to the traditional and contemporary acoustic music of Canada released in CD format. In scope, it is similar to a Canadian folk festival, featuring artists who embrace a mix of styles ranging from traditional Scottish/Cape Breton Celtic music to contemporary performing songwriters, plus a sprinkling of blues, bluegrass, First Nations music, and Canadian-base
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie
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Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.
Additional Lyrics for Some Old Songs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
These are additional or replacement lyrics for a few old songs.
Canoe Songs
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
Thirteen songs for people who like canoeing.