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Language of Folk 1: Elementary to Intermediate, Mixed media product Book

Language of Folk 1: Elementary to Intermediate Mixed media product


The Language of Folk offers a wealth of folk repertoire from around the British Isles and further afield, carefully selected and arranged to develop the key skills and vocal styles integral to folk song.

Produced in association with The Sage Gateshead and its nationally renowned folk music programme, these books provide a wealth of material both for established folk singers and those new to the world of folk. 20 varied folk songs, progressing from beginner level to around grade 4Includes both unaccompanied songs and songs arranged with piano accompanimentInformative contextual notes and practice tips for every songChord names provided for all songs, offering performers the freedom to add their own accompanimentHelpful introduction to the folk song genre, including a beginner's guide to ornamentationCD with authentic performances of every song by young folk singers, along with backing tracks for the accompanied piecesComplete lyric sheets available as PDFs to print on the CDAll unaccompanied songs feature on the current Trinity singing syllabus ('Technical Work' section)


  • Format: Mixed media product
  • Pages: 56 pages
  • Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
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  • Category: Songbooks
  • ISBN: 9780571537327



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