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lachenal74693 posted a topic in Teaching and LearningI see that in 2012, there was a thread about the (then) newly published 'New Penguin Book of English Folk Song' edited by Steve Roud(*) and Julia Bishop. I just acquired a copy of 'Folk Song in England' by the same authors - a recently published and weighty tome. It's 'social history' rather than a 'tune book' - there are only a few musical examples, which seem to be related to an explanation of modal theory. First impressions: Looks like an extremely interesting read, although I've only dipped into it briefly so far. It looks to be wider-ranging than, and roughly twice the size of A. L. Lloyds similarly named book (1967), though of course size ain't important... Does anyone else here have the book? Any impressions/reviews? Roger. (*) Dozy as ever, I did not at first make the connection between Steve Roud and Roud Numbers...