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Apollo's Fire, Jeannette Sorrell: Scarborough Fayre-Traditional Tunes from the British Isles and the New World

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Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century popular music provides a unique prism through which to view how our present structures have evolved. Scarborough Fayre-Traditional Tunes from the British Isles and the New World is a cleverly programmed cycle of songs and song types common in Britain and America before and after American independence. It is enlightenment, for example, ...