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Merlin’s Guide to the Merlin: Ten Fun Songs for Seagull Merlin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
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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
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Intermediate Repertoire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,960. 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.
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: 7,290. 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.
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
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".