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Southern Songster: New Hammond-Gardiner Book

14 Jun 19 - 01:18 PM (#3996441)
Subject: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: Steve Gardham

Hi all,
Those who bought the previous volumes in the series Marrow Bones, The Wanton Seed and Southern Harvest might like to know that the next volume is just about ready to go to the publishers, Francis Boutle. The retail cost will be 15 pounds but pre-ordering can get it for 12.

The selection from the mss was made by Nick Dow who provided more biographies of singers, and musical notes on such as mode. I have provided historic notes as with the others in the series and the music has been set by Cohen Braithwaite Kilcoyne. This volume contains an unusually high percentage of Child Ballads and 10 chanties.

It can be pre-ordered from:
Francis Boutle Publishers
272 Alexandra Park Road
London N22 7BG
Tel: 020 8889 7744
info@francisboutle.co.uk
www.francisboutle.co.uk


14 Jun 19 - 02:53 PM (#3996446)
Subject: RE: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: GUEST,Wm

Great news! Can you share any information about the title and expected release date? Is there a link to preorder?


14 Jun 19 - 02:56 PM (#3996447)
Subject: RE: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: Brian Peters

This is great news Steve. Do I gather it's new material not previously published in the Purslow series?


14 Jun 19 - 03:40 PM (#3996451)
Subject: RE: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: RTim

Yes Brian - it is new material not published before - with maybe a couple of new tune versions for some songs that Nick likes.
I still think there is still even more in the Manuscripts, particularly in Gardiner (but then I would think that...)

Tim Radford


14 Jun 19 - 05:19 PM (#3996465)
Subject: RE: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: Steve Gardham

Fancy missing off the title!! Whaddamilike? Nick has chosen 'Southern Songster' to go with 'Southern Harvest' the 2 books he has been involved with. Haven't got a release date yet, but all my bits are finished, and Cohen's.

I've just remembered, things like indexes, select biblio still need doing. The biblio will just mean adding to previous biblios I suppose.


14 Jun 19 - 07:09 PM (#3996476)
Subject: RE: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: GUEST,Nick Dow

I/we will be providing workshops on the new 'A Southern Songster' book at the following festivals this year. All will have the option to pre-order the book.
Warwick, Whitby, Fleetwood (I think) Charmouth (New festival details not yet published)Sept 27th-29th and Tenterden.

I have Gigs at Stockton, Uppermill ,Elsmere Port, Rawtenstall Fair, Morley, Barrow upon Soar, Brackley, Ringwood, and Orpington as well as the festivals. You'll find details on line. I can be found at the 'off the rails traditional sessions' The Glad4Trad Singers session' occasionally David Kidman's singers session and Skipton Folk Club.
So- there is no escape! I'll be able to give you details and hopefully take pre-orders. There are a few detailsstill to hammer out but it's onward and upward.


24 Jul 19 - 09:12 AM (#4001864)
Subject: RE: Southern Songster: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: GUEST,Nick Dow

The Book is now with the publisher (Frances Boutle) and their designer and we are looking forward to publication.
I will be hosting a number of Workshops at festivals with a selection of musicians including Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Caffrey McGurk and Madge, Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham, Brian Peters (when available)
You can find us at Warwick, Whitby, Fleetwood, Charmouth (New Folk Festival) and Tenterden, this year.
If you prefer you may add your Email to my list by contacting me at thetraditionbearer@hotmail.co.uk Please will you mark it Southern Songster and let me know in which county you are. (I can let you know when I am local to you.)
all the best
Nick


21 Jan 20 - 10:55 AM (#4029438)
Subject: RE: Southern Songster: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: GUEST,Nick Dow

Looks like a publication date in early June. I am doing a promotion with Cohen at Sidmouth this year, and about seven or eight other festival workshops as well. Onward and upward.


21 Jan 20 - 12:32 PM (#4029460)
Subject: RE: Southern Songster: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: RTim

Good news - I am looking forward to it.....

Tim Radford


21 Jan 20 - 12:42 PM (#4029462)
Subject: RE: Southern Songster: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: Brian Peters

So glad to hear this, especially having been involved in Nick's presentation at Whitby last year. There are lots of good songs in this collection.


21 Jan 20 - 01:07 PM (#4029472)
Subject: RE: Southern Songster: New Hammond-Gardiner Book
From: Steve Gardham

Just had an email from Clive Boutle. He will send me a copy for proofreading as soon as it's ready.