In this 3-part series, Dr Alice Little speaks with folk musicians, researchers and music collectors about English folk music in history, in performance today, and what it means for music to be 'English'.
In this series you will hear from Becky Price, Rob Harbron, Sam Sweeney, Matt Coatsworth, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Alan Lamb, Marie Bashiru, Jeremy Barlow, Nicola Beazley, Stewart Hardy, and Tom Kitching. Each episode includes discussion as well as musical demos and recordings provided by the musicians.
Alice Little is a Knowledge Exchange Fellow with TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) at the University of Oxford and EDSS (the English Folk Dance and Song Society).
Episode 1 | A History of English Folk Tunes