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Thread #99955 Message #1998500
Posted By: Raggytash
16-Mar-07 - 09:27 AM
Thread Name: Giving Talk on Folk Music
Subject: Giving Talk on Folk Music
I may be asked shortly to give a 30-40 talk/lecture on folk music ...... where do you start.
I had thought of breaking it down starting with traditional and songs/history of music of farming, mining, seafaring but wondered what other areas have their own collection of songs. I envisage leaving more up to date folk music to another occasion as it would be impossible to cover it in 30 minutes.
As a start I thought I would ask you good people for imput