It indexes traditional folk songs of the world, with an emphasis on English-language songs, and contains over 62,000 entries and over 2,400 anthologies.  Max Hunter's collection lists 1,600 songs, but each minor variant is given a distinct number. 
Nov 23, 2015 · Folk singer, musician and composer Ron Hynes created culturally defining songs that retuned a post-Confederation Newfoundland's relationship with music, popular culture and identity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Contents. Introduction-- Song, sex, and society in England, 1600-1850-- Such a merry tune: musical instruments, and dance as sexual symbols-- Echoes of the Siren: music, charm, and seduction in British traditional songs and ballads-- 'Nothing like drinking': English vernacular song and strong drink-- Singing and popular funeral ...
Folk melodies also feature in the Church of England's English Hymnal, of which Vaughan Williams was editor. In the early 1950s, projects on English folk music included the Folk Music and Dialect Recording Scheme, which resulted in the preservation of much traditional English music.
Spanish classical music underwent a period of nationalism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Composers championed the regional folk music and dances of Spain, such as the jota, fandango, habanera and seguidilla, and used these melodies and rhythms as inspiration.
Read "Folk Song in England" by Steve Roud available from Rakuten Kobo. In Victorian times, England was famously dubbed the land without music - but one of the great musical discoveries of the...
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