Folk & traditional music

    Hebridean Folk Songs: Waulking Songs from Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay, South Uist and Benbecula

    Paperback £21.21

    Reissue of three classic volumes of Hebridean folk songs.

    Dylan Goes Electric!

    By Elijah Wald

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    One of the music world's pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan "went electric" at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event's fiftieth anniversary.On the evening of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at Newport Folk Festival, backed by an...

    Eternal Troubadour

    By Justin Martell

    Paperback £11.43

    The first serious biography of the amazing life and career of the man who sang 'Tiptoe Through The Tulips'.

    101 Scottish Songs: The wee red book (Collins Scottish Archive)

    By Norman Buchan

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    A small format gift book which is a reproduction of the popular book `101 Scottish Songs' published by Collins in 1962. Popularized as `the wee red songbook' in Scottish folk circles, this publication was in print for 26 years.

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula

    By Lisa Urkevich

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich and dynamic musical arts,...

    Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography

    By Mary Black

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    Born into a musical family, the author is a feisty tomboy who could hold her own when it came to sparring with her brothers and anyone else brave enough to take her on - began singing folk songs from the age of ten. This book offers an insight into the...

    Fisherman\'s Friends: Sailing at Eight Bells

    By Fisherman's Friends, Port Isaac's

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    The 'fishing nets to riches' story of Port Isaac's world-famous singing group 'The Fisherman's Friends'

    World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

    By Dale A. Olsen

    Hardback Save £7.14 = £56.86

    Seeks to determine what is singularly distinct or unique about flutes, flute playing, and flute players in a global context.

    Bruce Springsteen

    By Donald L. Deardorff

    Hardback Save £2.03 = £27.92

    Bruce Springsteen: American Poet and Prophet by literary critic Donald L. Deardorff II classifies and explains Springsteen's remarkable reception as it evolved from small beginnings in the Jersey shore bars of the 1970s to worldwide fame today. This book thoughtfully considers the trenchant commentary Springsteen's albums make on the mythology...

    Tonadilla in Performance

    By Elisabeth Le Guin

    Hardback £37.83

    The tonadilla, a satiric musical skit popular on the public stages of Madrid during the late Enlightenment, has played a significant role in the history of music in Spain. This book examines the musical, theatrical, and social worlds that the tonadilla brought together, and their lasting influence the historiography of...

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