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Posted By: GUEST,Joe G
15-Aug-19 - 03:42 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019
Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019
Have you guys not heard of evolution? Like most firms of art folk music evolves and changes. To use Jim's 'classical' music analogy the soundworld of James McMillan, Arvo Part and other contemporary composers is very different from Mozart but they are still regarded as contemporary 'classical' composers by many in the same way that the many of the artists shortlisted in the awards are contemporary folk artists