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    Publisher: Luath Press

    Voicing Scotland: Folk, Culture, Nation

    £12.99
    West unravels the strings that link many of our contemporary musicians, singers and poets with those of the past, on a discovery tour through Scotland's traditional music and song culture.
    ISBN: 9781908373281
    AuthorGary West
    Pub Date01/06/2012
    BindingPaperback
    Pages192
    Availability: In Stock

    Voicing Scotland takes the reader on a discovery tour through Scotland's traditional music and song culture, past and present. West unravels the strings that link many of our contemporary musicians, singers and poets with those of the past, offering up to our ears these voices which deserve to be more loudly heard.

    What do they say to us in the 21st Century? What is the role of tradition in the contemporary world? Can there be a folk culture in the digital age? What next for the traditional arts?

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    Voicing Scotland takes the reader on a discovery tour through Scotland's traditional music and song culture, past and present. West unravels the strings that link many of our contemporary musicians, singers and poets with those of the past, offering up to our ears these voices which deserve to be more loudly heard.

    What do they say to us in the 21st Century? What is the role of tradition in the contemporary world? Can there be a folk culture in the digital age? What next for the traditional arts?