Folk & traditional music

    Fado Resounding: Affective Politics and Urban Life

    By Lila Ellen Gray

    Hardback Save £7.59 = £59.41

    This ethnography of fado, Portugal's most celebrated popular music genre, shows how a musical genre can sediment, circulate, and transform affect, sonorously rendering history and place as soulful and feeling as public.

    Folksongs for Accordion Acdn Bk

    Paperback £6.63

    Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City

    By Craig Havighurst

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Documents country music station WSM's profound effect on the character and self-image of Nashville.

    Yoruba Music in the Twentieth Century: Identity, Agency, and Performance Practice

    By Bode Omojola

    Hardback Save £19.55 = £35.47

    Drawing on extensive field research conducted over the course of two decades, Bode Omojola examines traditional and contemporary Yoruba genres of music.

    My Song

    By Harry Belafonte

    Paperback £11.45

    Electrifying memoir by singer, actor and activist Harry Belafonte

    Romani Routes: Cultural Politics and Balkan Music in Diaspora

    By Carol Silverman

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    In this book, Silverman introduces readers to the people and cultures who produce this music, offering a sensitive and incisive analysis of how Romani musicians function successfully within oppressive circumstances.

    Easy Irish and Celtic Session Tunes for 5-string Banjo

    By Tom Hanway

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    The Man Who Recorded the World: A Biography of Alan Lomax

    By John Szwed

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Writer, musicologist, archivist, singer, DJ, filmmaker, record, radio and TV producer, Alan Lomax was a man of many parts.

    Electric Eden

    By Rob Young

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    An attempt to isolate the 'Britishness' of British music - a wild combination of pagan echoes, spiritual quest, imaginative time-travel, pastoral innocence and electrified creativity - Electric Eden will be treasured by anyone interested in the tangled story of Britain's folk music and Arcadian dreams.

    Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown

    By David Yaffe

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Bob Dylan is an iconic figure in American music and cultural history. This title considers Dylan from four perspectives: his complicated relationship to blackness, the underrated influence of his singing style, his fascinating image in films, and his controversial songwriting methods that have led to charges of plagiarism.

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