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Bawdy Songs

Classical Sounds: Italian, French and English Early Music + Bach

Laurence Vittes | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

There must always be something a tiny bit sad when we take ourselves so far back in time to such idealized tunes and harmonies, and then eventually to have to return to our modern noisy world.

From Wit and Mirth to Secret Songs of Silence: A Brief Introduction to Bawdy Songs

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

In November, 1939, in East Calais, Vermont, two collectors recorded a rare ballad called "The Frozen Limb," sung by a lumberjack and sawyer named Elme...