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The Language Of Folk - Book 1 (Elementary To Intermediate)


The Language of Folk Book 1 offers 20 elementary to intermediate folk songs from around the British Isles and further afield, carefully selected and arranged to develop the key skills and vocal styles integralto 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 offolk.

  • 20 varied folk songs, progressing from beginner level to around grade 4
  • Includes both unaccompanied songs and songs arranged with piano accompaniment
  • Informative contextual notes andpracticetips for every song
  • Chord names provided for all songs, offering performers the freedom to add their own accompaniment
  • Helpful introduction to the folk song genre, including a beginner’s guide toornamentation
  • CD with authentic performances of every song by young folk singers, along with backing tracks for the accompanied pieces
  • Complete lyric sheets available as PDFs to print on the CD
  • Allunaccompanied songs feature on the current Trinity singing syllabus (‘Technical Work’ section)


  • - Publisher: Faber Music
  • - Instrumentation: Vocal and Piano
  • - Pages: 56
  • - ISBN: 9780571537327
  • - Product Code: FAB0571537324
  • - Product Type: Book and CD
  • - Composer: The Sage Gateshead
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SKU 571537324
Publisher Faber Music
ISBN 9780571537327
Contributors Davidson, Kathryn (Editor); Armstrong, Nathan (Arranger)
Genre Folk
Pages 56
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