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English Folk Music
43kb

An introduction to English folk music.  This worksheet  describes what folk music is and the typical instruments found in English folk tunes.  It also discusses the development of folk music with many ballads being lost or destroyed during the Industrial Revolution, to the revival in the 1950s and the rock versions of the 1970s. Excellent for use as an OHP.


Folk Music
48kb

An introduction to English folk music.  This worksheets is a simplified version of the above with questions.  


Wordsearch
24kb

A wordsearch using some key words.


Instruments
40kb

A brief look at the banjo and mandolin, introducing how they are used in folk music.  This worksheet encourages pupils to do their own research to find out about other types of instruments use.


Folk Tunes
36kb

A step by step explanation of folk music looking at work songs.  Questions and extension task included.
 

2000, L. Shannon, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk (maiden name)
2002, L. Field, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk

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Last updated 11 April 2002

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