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Nonfiction » Music » Folk
A Very Pagan Holiday Songbook: Songs, Chants and Parodies for Midwinter and The Year by Patricia A. Leslie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
Just in time for the Winter Solstice! This is an enjoyable sing-along collection of original, alternative lyrics, with a Neopagan sensibility, set to many familiar holiday and folk tunes. Subjects range from stewardship of the Earth, to rollicking send-ups of over-played "store music" holiday songs. No music to read, just fun lyrics, and notation about what tunes they fit.
Hiking Songs by Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
Here are a few songs for people who like hiking, and would like some songs to sing around the campfire. The lyrics are original, but the tunes are based on old folk songs, to make them easy to play on guitar or ukulele.
Merlin’s Guide to the Merlin: Ten Fun Songs for Seagull Merlin by Merlin Speers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books, Nonfiction » Music » Folk(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Merlin’s Guide to the Merlin: Ten Fun Songs for Seagull Merlin is a unique learning resource that promises a deeper understanding and love of music. Sheet music and Tablature for Seagull Merlin.
Drowsy Maggie Variations by Peter Inglis
Series: Inglis Academy: Intermediate Repertoire, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Peter Inglis. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
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 by Dave Hadfield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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 by Norman Lamont
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: 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 by Ian Cumpstey
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
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 by Gene Wilburn
Price: Free! Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: 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 by Cornelis Vanistendael
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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.
Canoe Songs by Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
This is a small book of thirteen songs for people who like canoeing. The lyrics are from Lenny's canoeing poems, and the tunes are from well-known folk songs. Guitar chords are provided and the tunes are easily available online. "A Summer Song," for example, uses the tune from "Battle Hymn of the Republic".