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Start reading Revival: The British Folk Revival 1944-2002 (2003) on your Kindle in under a minute. This work considers the post-war folk revival in Britain from a popular music studies perspective. Michael Brocken provides a historical narrative of the folk revival from the 1940s up until the 1990s, beginning with the emergence of the revival from within and around the left-wing movements of the 1940s and 1950s. The study concludes with a look at the upsurge of the folk music industry, the growth of festivals and the implications of the Internet for the British folk revival.
The British Folk Revival is the very first historical and theoretical work to consider the post-war folk . Brocken openly challenges folk historicity and internal narrative by discussing the convergence of folk and pop during the 1950s and 1960s.
The British Folk Revival is the very first historical and theoretical work to consider the post-war folk revival in Britain from a popular music studies perspective. The significant development of the folk/rock hybrid is considered alongside 'class', 'Americana', radio and the strength of pop culture.
Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series. similar broad view of the second British folk music revival. From the very beginning, Brocken makes his prejudices and point of view quite clear. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003. xii, 236 p. ISBN 0-7546-3282-2. As a youngster in the 1960s, he found himself drawn towards the music of Americans Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, and the folk-rock band, the Byrds.
The British Folk Revival (1944-2002) Michael Brocken Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, 2003 ISBN 0 4 (Hbk), £56; ISBN 02 2 (Pbk), £1. 0. From the outset, Brocken is clear that he sees folk music as an agent of social change.
Michael Brocken, The British Folk Revival 1944–2002, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd, 2003. Harper, Colin (2006). 6. a b Brocken p. 25. ^ a b Brocken p. 26. ^ Harper, Colin (2006). p. ISBN 0-7475-8725-6.
The book will create lively debate among the folk music fraternity and popular music scholars, as well as folklorists and ethnomusicologists.
Brocken shows how the dichotomy of artistic (natural) versus industry (mass-produced) music since the 1970s has led to a fragmentation and constriction of the folk revival. The book will create lively debate among the folk music fraternity and popular music scholars, as well as folklorists and ethnomusicologists.
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For those of us who have lived with and through the second British folk music revival, it seems most apt that this important chapter of our lives should merit a serious academic history. soundscape, as much a part of British culture as brass bands or choral singing. Much work has been and is being done to document every twist and turn of this revival, meticulously noting the key players, the setting up of clubs and festivals, broadcasting and recording developments, and so on; and, understandably, there is a welter of data on which to draw, including key witnesses to consult.
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