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Thread #77564   Message #1478564
Posted By: Keith A of Hertford
05-May-05 - 02:59 AM
Thread Name: Contemporary song in folk music
Subject: RE: Contemporary song in folk music
"Pastiche" songs is an interesting concept.
Why do people write fake old songs, excellent though many of them are (and I sing a few.)?
Cyril Tawney wrote incomparable songs in the traditional style, but drawing on themes from the world he knew.
Keith.