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    The Lyrics of Leonard Cohen (Paperback) Leonard Cohen

    When his first album made him an unlikely star in the late 1960s, Leonard Cohen was hailed as the new poet of song. His melodies were hauntingly melodic but his lyrics were like no one else's - poignant, romantic, mystical and darkly comic. This book contains the lyrics to over 100 classic songs.

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    I've Always Kept a Unicorn (English, Paperback) Mick Houghton

    Sandy Denny laid down the marker for folk-rock when she joined Fairport Convention in 1968, but her music went far beyond this during the seventies. This book tells the story of Sandy Denny, one of the greatest British singers of her time and the first female singer-songwriter to produce a substantial and enduring body of original songs.

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    The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Paperback) Steve Roud, Julia Bishop

    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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    Folk Song Sight Singing: Book I (English, Sheet music) Edgar Crowe, Annie Lawton

    A series of little books of short carefully graded folk tunes beginning with the simplest passages and progressing to more difficult leaps, rhythms, chromatics, and modulations. The later books introduce two-part sight singing.

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    Pickers and Poets (English, Hardback) Craig Clifford

    Many books and essays have addressed the broad sweep of Texas music—its multicultural aspects, its wide array and blending of musical genres, its historical transformations, and its love/hate relationship with Nashville and other established music business centers. This book, however, focuses on an essential thread in this tapestry: the Texas singer-songwriters to whom the contributors refer as...

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    Bound for Glory (Paperback) Woody Guthrie

    An autobiography of Woody Guthrie, founder of modern American folk music. This book presents a cynical, earthy and tragic account of his life in an Oklahoma oil-boom town, of the Depression that followed, and of his subsequent travels in, on, and under trains, in stolen cars and on his feet, round an America going rotten from the top downwards.

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    100 Carols for Choirs (Multiple languages, Sheet music) David Willcocks

    74 of the most popular items from Carols for Choirs 1, 2 and 3 in one volume, plus 26 pieces new to the series. The volume contains both accompanied and unaccompanied items, and the Order of Service for a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Orchestral and brass ensemble accompaniments for many of the items are available on hire.

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    The Lyrics (English, Hardback) Bob Dylan, Lisa Nemrow

    For the first time, a comprehensive, definitive collection of lyrics of music legend and poet Bob Dylan.

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    Victor (English, Paperback) Joan Jara

    The life and times of Chilean folksinger Victor Jara, murdered in 1973 by the military after having worked to bring Salvador Allende into power and democracy to his country.

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    The Dastgah Concept in Persian Music (English, Paperback) Hormoz Farhat

    In traditional Persian art music embodies twelve dastgahs consisting of skeletal melodic models that form the musical "vocabulary" from which performers produce extemporized pieces. Hormoz Farhat unravels the dastgahs' art, analyzing their intervalic structure, melodic patterns, modulations, and imp

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    Singing from the Floor (English, Paperback) J. P. Bean

    In smoky rooms above pubs, bare rooms with battered stools and beer-stained tables, an acoustic revolution took place in Britain in the 1950s and '60s. This was the folk revival, where a generation of musicians, would rediscover the native songs of their own tradition. This book tells the story of this movement.

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    30 Christmas Carols with Sheet Music and Fingering for Tin Whistle (English, Paperback) Stephen Ducke

    30 traditional Christmas Carols with sheet music and fingering diagrams for Irish tin whistle. Simple, easy-to-follow arrangements of classic songs that kids will love.Without any prior musical knowledge, you can immediately start playing your first tunes.The tin whistle (sometimes called pennywhistle or simply whistle) is a small 6-holed flute, that in its present form dates from the 19th...

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    Woody Guthrie: a Life (English, Paperback) Joe Klein

    The writer for The New Yorker magazine who revealed himself as the author of Primary Colors recounts the life of folk singer Woody Guthrie against the background of the Great Depression, in an illustrated biography. Reprint.

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    Field Guide to the Irish Music Session (English, Paperback) Barry Foy, Rob Adams

    Field Guide to the Irish Music Session is the first and only book devoted entirely to the dynamics and etiquette of the traditional Irish musical gathering. There's more to these events than meets the eye or ear, and Field Guide covers it all, with an insightful blend of the humorous and the serious that is of value to both listeners and prospective participants.

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    Folk Song Sight Singing: Book 3 (Sheet music) Edgar Crowe, Annie Lawton

    A series of little books of short carefully graded folk tunes beginning with the simplest passages and progressing to more difficult leaps, rhythms, chromatics, and modulations. The later books introduce two-part sight singing.

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    Carols for Choirs 1 (Multiple languages, Sheet music) John Rutter

    50 Christmas carols Orchestrations for several of the carols from this collection are available on sale or hire under the titles Three Carol Orchestrations and Five Christmas Carols. Eight Carols for Brass for 5 and 8 part brass (to accompany carols from Carols for Choirs 1 and Carols for Choirs 2) are also on sale.

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    The Scots Fiddle: Tunes, Tales and Traditions of the Western Highlands, Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland v. 3 (English, Paperback) J. Murray Neil

    In this third of a three-volume set of 'The Scots Fiddle', the author has compiled a collection of the fiddle music of Scotland. It includes over 160 traditional fiddle tunes and song airs providing an insight into the rich inheritance of Scottish and Gaelic culture. This book is not only a fiddle music reference book; it is a book about Scotland.

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    War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan (English, Paperback) John Baily

    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations far and wide. This new publication is the culmination of Baily’s further research on Afghan music over the 35 years that followed. This took him to...

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    Folk Song Sight Singing: Book 8 (Sheet music) Edgar Crowe, Annie Lawton

    A series of little books of short carefully graded folk tunes beginning with the simplest passages and progressing to more difficult leaps, rhythms, chromatics, and modulations. The later books introduce two-part sight singing.

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    Joni Mitchell (English, Hardback) Malka Marom, Joni Mitchell

    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was only after Joni and Malka completed their last recorded interview, in 2012, that Malka...

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