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The Mining Songs of British Columbia: Exploring the P.J. Thomas Collection
Phil Thomas, who sadly passed away two years ago, was the foremost folksong collector in British Columbia. His collection is unfortunately not very well known outside his native province but it includes a wealth of items ...
Sea Songs from Two Oceans: A Comparative Analysis of Maritime Songs from the Coasts of Yorkshire and British Columbia
Yorkshire folksong collector Frank Kidson did most of his fieldwork during the last two decades of the Victorian era. The fruits of his labours during the 1880s found expression in his pioneering collection Traditional ...
Towards a Biography of Lucy Broadwood (1858-1929): Problems and Perspectives
Lucy E. Broadwood was one of the leading folksong collectors in England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. One of the founders of the (English) Folk-Song Society, she subsequently played a major role in the ...
William Chappell's Historical Hit Parade
William Chappell, pioneer historian of English popular music, researched and published vernacular songs from the late Middle Ages to 18th Century. Based on his recently published book, "Victorian Songhunters", Dr. David ...
Lucy Broadwood and English Folksong: the Early Years
Lucy E. Broadwood was closely involved with the first English Folksong Revival from the late 1880s until her death in 1929. An accomplished singer and pianist, Broadwood was an important folksong collector who also served ...