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Contemporary Cumbrian Folk Songs

And How To Write Them

Ally McGurk, Steve Wharton


An inspiring collection of new Cumbrian songs written by Steve Wharton with comprehensive notes about their context, writing process and life in front of audiences. Whether you’re looking to learn some songs about the area or even write your own, this book is an ideal companion. Packed with folklore, history and and articles on folk music.

Sixteen original contemporary folk and art songs with melody notation, guitar tabs, lyrics and background notes with settings of poems by Wordsworth, Anderson and Londsdale. Includes free download of sheet music in A4 PDF format.


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Paperback; 210 x 148mm



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