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Download e-book for kindle: Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and by Fiona Ritchie,Doug Orr

By Fiona Ritchie,Doug Orr

ISBN-10: 1469618222

ISBN-13: 9781469618227

during the eighteenth and 19th centuries, a gradual circulate of Scots migrated to Ulster and at last onward around the Atlantic to resettle within the usa. lots of those Scots-Irish immigrants made their means into the mountains of the southern Appalachian sector. They introduced with them a wealth of conventional ballads and tunes from the British Isles and eire, a sporting flow that merged with sounds and songs of English, German, Welsh, African American, French, and Cherokee beginning. Their enduring legacy of song flows this present day from Appalachia again to eire and Scotland and around the world. In Wayfaring Strangers, Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr consultant readers on a musical voyage throughout oceans, linking humans and songs via centuries of variation and alter.

From historic ballads on the middle of the culture to tools that specific this dynamic track, Ritchie and Orr chronicle the main points of an epic trip. Enriched via the insights of key members to the residing culture on either side of the Atlantic, this abundantly illustrated quantity incorporates a CD that includes 20 songs by way of musicians profiled within the e-book, together with Dolly Parton, Dougie MacLean, Cara Dillon, John Doyle, Pete Seeger, Sheila Kay Adams, Jean Ritchie, document Watson, David Holt, Anais Mitchell, Al Petteway, and Amy White.

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