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            Stories from Songs: Ballads as Literary Fictions for Young Adults
             

            Stories from Songs: Ballads as Literary Fictions for Young Adults (Paperback)

            By De Vos, Gail

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            Details how real events have evolved through folk stories and legends into ballads before ultimately ending up in print format. After an introduction to the form and its place in history, this work explores various types of ballads. It covers Ballad types such as: tragic love sto...ries, murder ballads, otherworld beings, and tricks and disguises.
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            ISBN 9781591584247
            Released NZ 23 Dec 2008
            Publisher ABC-CLIO
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Nga Moteatea: An Introduction/ He Kupu Arataki
              

            Nga Moteatea: An Introduction/ He Kupu Arataki (Paperback)

            By McRae, Jane; Jacob, Heni

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            Nga Moteatea: An Introduction / He Kupu Arataki is a short, accessible introduction to Apirana Ngata's classic collection of moteatea and to the power and meaning of traditional Maori song.

            ISBN 9781869404901
            Published NZ 8 Jul 2011
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            All Around my Hat: The Steeleye Span Story
             

            All Around my Hat: The Steeleye Span Story (Paperback)

            By Van der Kiste, John

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            Formed in 1969 as a traditional folk group, they gradually moved into folk-rock territory, with their disdain for the more purist elements, and a love of mixing original material with traditional songs and ambitious musical arrangements. This biography examines the music, line-up... changes, highs and lows, and periods of their commercial success.
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            ISBN 9781781557457
            Released NZ 5 Dec 2019
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
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            Barefoot Pilgrimage
              

            Barefoot Pilgrimage (EPUB ebook)

            By Corr, Andrea

            Andrea Corr's Barefoot Pilgrimage is a compelling and honest memoir.

            ISBN 9780008321321
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            Language en
            Released NZ 17 Oct 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            First Time Ever: A Memoir

            First Time Ever: A Memoir (Paperback, Main)

            By Seeger, Peggy

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            A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR

            ISBN 9780571336807
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2018
            Publisher Faber and Faber
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            Great Folk Discography: Early Legends v. 1
             

            Great Folk Discography: Early Legends v. 1 (Paperback)

            By Strong, Martin C.

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            An essential purchase for all lovers of folk music, the first volume of The Great Folk Discography trilogy examines the early folk legends and pioneers.

            ISBN 9781846971419
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2011
            Publisher Birlinn General
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            Music in Motion: Diversity and Dialogue in Europe
             

            Music in Motion: Diversity and Dialogue in Europe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Clausen, Bernd; Hemetek, Ursula; Saether, Eva

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            Diverse musical cultures of migrant communities have existed in Europe for centuries. This title focuses on different musical traditions and practices. It raises questions such as how are musical traditions of migrants integrated into education and public music and can music faci...litate transcultural dialogue.
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            ISBN 9783837610741
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2009
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Great Folk Discography: v. 2: The Next Generation
             

            The Great Folk Discography: v. 2: The Next Generation (Paperback)

            By Strong, Martin C.

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            The Great Folk Discography trilogy is an essential purchase for all lovers of folk music; Volume 2 examines the new legends of folk music from the 1970s to date, taking in such diverse acts as Billy Bragg, Midlake, Fleet Foxes, Nanci Griffith and the Proclaimers.

            ISBN 9781846971778
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2011
            Publisher Birlinn General
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            Sounding Roman: Representation and Performing Identity in Western Turkey

            Sounding Roman: Representation and Performing Identity in Western Turkey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Seeman, Sonia Tamar

            • RRP: $73.99
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            Sounding Roman narrates the vibrant use of music to challenge long-term marginalization of Turkish Roman ( Gypsies ). Descriptions of weddings, recording studios, rehearsals and concerts enable readers to witness the emergence of new social identities and political responses as R...oman musicians bring new musical forms and styles into local and world music markets.
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            ISBN 9780199949267
            Released NZ 22 Jul 2019
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Focus: Scottish Traditional Music

            Focus: Scottish Traditional Music (Hardback)

            By McKerrell, Simon

            • RRP: $259.00
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            Focus: Scottish Traditional Music engages methods from ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural studies, and media studies to explain how complex Scottish identities and culture are constructed in the traditional music and culture of Scotland. This book examines Scottish ...music through their social and performative contexts, outlining vocal traditions such as lullabies, mining songs, Scottish ballads, herding songs, and protest songs as well as instrumental traditions such as fiddle music, country dances, and informal evening pub sessions. Case studies explore the key ideas in understanding Scotland musically by exploring ethnicity, Britishness, belonging, politics, transmission and performance, positioning the cultural identity of Scotland within the United Kingdom. The companion website will host select audio examples and web links for further research.
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            ISBN 9780415741927
            Released NZ 14 Oct 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Focus on World Music Series
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