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Re: Irish Music and Lyrics CD Rom Thanks for this, Steve. This is good stuff and I did not know of much of it until you told me. If the CD is indeed withdrawn, it is fortunate that at least
Lewis Jones
Apr 19
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Irish Music and Lyrics CD Rom I’ve just come across this rather strange, but very useful collection on a CD Rom entitled ‘Irish Music & Lyrics’ from Collectaprint
Steve Roud
Apr 19
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Re: New book on Ballads I am happy to second Steve's endorsement of David's excellent new book, which is brimming with penetrating insights and high level scholarship. The ebook
Lewis Jones
Apr 19
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Re: New book on Ballads Absolutely brilliant book! Not all of it accessible to plebs like me, but I could follow the majority of it, and what I understood was very encouraging and
Steve Gardham
Apr 19
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New book on Ballads David Atkinson’s new book, ‘The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts’ has now been published by Open Book Publishers
Steve Roud
Apr 19
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3653
Friday in Plymouth Hello, I will be in Plymouth on Friday evening (food and then off by foot to the TSF singaround). If anyone would like to join me for an early evening meal,
tradsinger2004
Apr 9
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British Library Recording of the Month Dear Tradsongers This month’s recording was made by the one and only Bob Davenport. However, it’s not a musical performance. Rather it’s an interview he
Topp Fargion, Janet
Apr 7
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TSF: Good news about the Plymouth meeting! Good news for those of you who have been holding back from attending the TSF meeting in Plymouth next week because of travel concerns. Repairs to the railway
MARTIN GRAEBE
Apr 4
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Warning email address hijacked Hi all Please don't open any emails from my Hotmail account as my address book has been hijacked. Until I can get this sorted I have opened a new email account
Steve Gardham
Apr 3
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3649
Re: Back-copies of magazines OK, I won't hang on to them. Thanks for your interest though. Best wishes, Laura
laura_m_smyth
Apr 1
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Alfred M. Williams (1895) "Studies in Folk-Song and Popular Poetry" Link: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/45277 This may be worth a quick look, but the concept of the "folk-song" I found contentious, much of the book is about
Lewis Jones
Apr 1
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Hi Laura, No need to send one. I could find a use for them if Malcolm can leave them with the other stuff in the library please. But if someone else with a
Steve Gardham
Mar 26
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Hello Steve, The Folk Review magazines that we have available date between March 1972 and January 1978. I believe that Folk Review magazine continued until May
laura_m_smyth
Mar 26
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Hi Laura, I may have been a bit hasty and confused the magazine with some other. Could you please let me know roughly what period they cover and what type of
Steve Gardham
Mar 23
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Hello Steve, I'll keep hold of the Folk Review magazines for you. It would be fantastic if you could pick them up on your visit, but if not let me know and
laura_m_smyth
Mar 23
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Hello Andy, That's great. I'm glad you can put them to use. Let me know if David can / is willing to collect on your behalf, and I'll put the Sing Out
laura_m_smyth
Mar 23
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TSF: Plymouth meeting and other news The next meeting of the Traditional Song Forum will be held in Plymouth on 12 April. The meeting is being arranged jointly with the Music Section of the
MARTIN GRAEBE
Mar 21
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Thanks, Laura I'll be down in April but may not get time to visit the Library. The Folk Review mags sound interesting. SteveG From: laura.smyth@... To:
Steve Gardham
Mar 21
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Re: Back-copies of magazines Dear Laura, I am certainly interested, because the journals would be great for my students. However, living in Hungary I can't pop into the library. I wonder
Andrew Rouse
Mar 21
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Back-copies of magazines Hello All, The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library has been given a number of back copies of Sing Out and Folk Review. Since they are duplicate copies they are
laura_m_smyth
Mar 21
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English Folk Dance and Song Society 'Full English Archive Day' at th Dear All You may well receive this notice from other sources but if you’re curious about the original manuscript collections within The Full English digital
Topp Fargion, Janet
Mar 20
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Re: RVW questions Before the recording is ascribed to Mrs Humphreys,could I point out that the British Library catalogue entries for the recordings of Bushes and Briars and
irene_shettle
Mar 14
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Broadside Day 21st Feb 2015 We’ve had several requests to avoid clashes with various folk festivals and the Six Nations Rugby matches next year – and the best day we can come up with
Steve Roud
Mar 13
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Re: RVW questions Point taken, Derek. But I still wonder whether she was singing 'B & B' from RVW's transcription. Anyone else? On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 4:57 PM, Derek Schofield
Brian Peters
Mar 9
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Re: RVW questions Malcolm and I played the recording to some classical musicians who thought that she was not a trained singer.  Of course, we don't know how traditional female
Derek Schofield
Mar 9
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Re: RVW questions ... Thanks, Derek, that's useful. 'A bit posh' does rather encapsulate Mrs. Humphry's singing voice. Brian
Brian Peters
Mar 9
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Re: RVW questions Of course it was Potiphar not Pottipher - we corrected the mis-spelling of the original Century of Song in the re-issue a few years ago. Since C of S first
Derek Schofield
Mar 9
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RVW questions Hi there, I have a question or two for all you Vaughan Williams experts out there; I've been invited on board as 'folk expert' for a series of lectures on RVW
Brian Peters
Mar 9
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"Salisbury Plain," "Lovely on the Water," and Other Riches Greetings, folks. I am pleased to report that, as a result of some excellent work by Simon, RVW2/1/68 Salisbury Plain has now been successfully transcribed and
Lewis Jones
Mar 7
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Re: British Library recording of the month Hi Paul I'm afraid that I don't recall having seen these. If you contact Ben Hall, he might know what happened to them, if they are not in the BL. I would have
MARTIN GRAEBE
Mar 4
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