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The Maroma Mixteca, first encounters

By Julián Carrillo

Since my youth, I have always been interested in the power of performance. At that time, I didn’t have the opportunities to develop my love for acting, music, and dance, but I always kept these close to heart. 827 more words

Culture

The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble: Sleepy Maggie & Summer Tour 2018

Summer Tour 2018

New single, Sleepy Maggie, out 10 June 2018

It’s been a heady 12 months for The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble. Their acclaimed studio album, … 765 more words

Birmingham

Happy St George's Day

A traditional English ballad made contemporary by Jim Moray for St George’s Day.  It dates from at least 1611 when it was quoted in the play… 105 more words

General

The Trainspotting Song or Locomotive Love.

The Trainspotting Song…or Locomotive Love

The wind was blowing down the high street, there was music in the air,

Janice and George were walking hand in hand, 405 more words

Original Songs

Winnifred's Blackberry Curry

Our new plants from Robin and Annabel, specialist auricula growers at Drointon Nurseries  have burst into flower with the sunshine this weekend. Yellow, purple and red, Curry Blend, Blackberry Crush and gold centred Winnifred make a lovely trio. 151 more words

Flowers

American Folklife Center: AFC’s James Madison Carpenter Collection Is Online

American Folklife Center: AFC’s James Madison Carpenter Collection Is Online. “The collection itself was the work of James Madison Carpenter, a Harvard-trained scholar who gathered more than 3,000 traditional songs and 300 folk plays, as well as fiddle tunes, folk customs, children’s games, and traditional tales. 65 more words

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