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Songs from North East Scotland : a selection for performers from the Greig-Duncan folk song collection

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The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection from North-East Scotland, created in the early years of the twentieth century by Gavin Greig and James Bruce Duncan, is of national and international importance. In its published form it contains 1,933 songs available in eight volumes arranged thematically. This selection for performers contains 150 songs from the main collection and takes as its focus 28 of the singers from whom the songs were originally collected. The book is designed primarily for performers: it is organised by singer, with editorial notes on each song.
Imprint:
Edinburgh : John Donald, 2009.
Collation:
224 pages : 40 black and white illustrations ; 25 x 19 cm.
Notes:
Sound disc in back pocket."The book is designed primarily for performers: it is organised by singer, with editorial notes on each song"-- Back cover.Melody line only."The CD contains songs from fourteen of the singers in the edition, performed by Katherine Campbell, with fiddle accompaniment by James Alexander"-- P. 251.Includes 1 CD.
Contents:
Partial contents: Loss of the London / James Angus -- Davie's wooin' / James Angus -- Bervie's Bowers / Kirsty Morrice -- Donside lassie / George Garioch -- Binorie / Margaret Gillespie -- Wee little tottum / William Wallace -- Shepherd's son / James Mackie.
ISBN:
9781906566012 (pbk)1906566011 (pbk)
Language:
English
BRN:
612446
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