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At the heart of English folk.
New additions to the Vaughan Williams
Memorial Library
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Welcome to our email bulletin listing a selection of new acquisitions to the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.
 
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Books

Unprepared to die: America's greatest murder ballads and the true crimes that inspired them

Cheerfully vulgar, revelling in gore, and always with an eye on the main chance, murder ballads are tabloid newspapers set to music, carrying word of the latest ‘orrible murders to an insatiable public.

by Paul Slade, 2015
The flax flower

by Amanda MacLean, 2015


 
Damnable practises: witches, dangerous women, and music in seventeenth-century English broadside ballads

by Sarah F. Williams
Balladeering, minstrelsy, and the making of British romantic poetry

by Maureen McLane, 2011
Ralph Vaughan Williams

by Marc Vignal, 2015
Legacies of Ewan MacColl : The last interview

by Allan Moore and Giovanni Vacca, 2014
What was that dance? 6: (over 1150 dances in the English tradition)

list compiled by Freda McIntyre, 2015
The Thomas Watts manuscript: the music of a late 18th century Derbyshire musician

by Watts, Thomas, 2014
 
Traditional fiddle: a practical introduction to styles from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

by Griffiths, Jane, 2015
Grainger the modernist

by Robinson, Suzanne, 2014

Sound Recordings

In a Box

CD by Megson, EDJ Records, 2014
 
Turn the Glass

CD by Wolfscote featuring Cathy Lesurf, 2015
Two Wolves

CD by Marry Waterson and David A. Jaycock, One Little Indian Records, 2015
Squeezebox, Voicebox

CD by Brian Peters, Pugwash Music, 2015


Shirley Inspired

CD by various artists, Earth Records, 2015
 
'It was mighty!': the early days of Irish music in London
 
CD by various artists, selected and presented by Reg Hall, Topic, 2015
Dust on the nettles: a journey through the British underground folk scene 1967-1972 

CD by various artists, Grapefruit Records, 2015
Victoria bridge on a Saturday night
 
CD by Edward II, Cadiz Music, 2015


 
I wish there was no prisons: songs and recitations from the Mike Yates collections, 1964-1978

CD by various artists, Musical Traditions, 2015
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