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Posted By: Howard Jones
06-Jul-18 - 08:23 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
" my understanding is that Music Hall compositions were using new tricks like chromatic melodies and modulation, which weren't a part of those older songs."

True Brian, what I was trying to refer to was their acceptability to enter the folk tradition, rather than their musical styles which are clearly different.