Australian Folk Songs and Bush Ballads Enhanced E-book PART ONE

Product Number: EB00631701
Released: Jan 20, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780730497967
Publisher: ABC Books
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Description

Part 1 of a three-part series of enhanced e-books of Warren Fahey's AUStRALIAN FOLK SONGS AND BUSH BALLADS, this volume covers the first five chapters of Fahey's stirring, foot-stomping treasure-trove of traditional songs that celebrate what it is to be Australian. Special features include a video introduction to the book by the author plus a video introduction to each chapter, and audio and sheet music of the songs. You will also find fascinating background notes and many rare images. this volume deals with convicts; bushrangers, bolters and other wild colonials; early pioneers; sea travel; and currency lads and lasses. Far from being dusty old songs to be thrown in a drawer and forgotten, these are songs to be sung with gusto whenever the spirit takes you - on holiday, at school, at a party, around the barbecue or kitchen table. this enhanced e-book is a must for anyone interested in Australia's musical and cultural history. And it has been collected by the one who knows them best: legendary folklorist and performer, Warren Fahey.

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Author(s): Warren Fahey
Genre: Travel
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2011

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