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The Ballad of Britain By Will Hodgkinson

The Ballad of Britain by Will Hodgkinson

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Summary

In 1903, Victorian composer Cecil Sharp began a decade-long journey to collect folk songs that captured the spirit of Great Britain. A century later, writer, presenter and journalist Will Hodgkinson sets out on a similar journey.

The Ballad of Britain Summary

The Ballad of Britain: How Music Captured The Soul of a Nation by Will Hodgkinson

In 1903, Victorian composer Cecil Sharp began a decade-long journey to collect folk songs that captured the spirit of Great Britain. A century later, writer, presenter and journalist Will Hodgkinson sets out on a similar journey.

The Ballad of Britain Reviews

'The Ballad of Britain is an enthusiast's jaunt, frothy armchair ethnomusicology, but Hodgkinson understands what very few music writers seem to: simply that music is about flesh and blood.' The Times

About Will Hodgkinson

Will Hodgkinson was born in Newcastle and now lives in London with his wife and two children. He has written for the Guardian, Mojo, Vogue, Daily Telegraph, the Idler and Wallpaper. He is the author of the highly acclaimed books ''Guitar Man'' and ''Song Man'' (Bloomsbury), and is also the presenter of 'Songbook', Sky TV's popular series that interviews songwriters, asking intimate questions about their work, inspiration and the creative process.

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GOR002043052
9781906032548
1906032548
The Ballad of Britain: How Music Captured The Soul of a Nation by Will Hodgkinson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pavilion Books
2009-08-03
320
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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