Electric Eden

ISBN: 9780571349654 An apariție: 2019 Autor: Rob Young Editură: Faber & Faber Colecție: Faber Social Greatest Hits Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 672 Stoc: La comandă

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Rob Young investigates how the idea of folk has been handed down and transformed by successive generations - song collectors, composers, Marxist revivalists, folk-rockers, psychedelic voyagers, free festival-goers, experimental pop stars and electronic innovators.

In a sweeping panorama of Albion's soundscape that takes in the pioneer spirit of Cecil Sharp; the pastoral classicism of Ralph Vaughan Williams and Peter Warlock; the industrial folk revival of Ewan MacColl and A. L. Lloyd; the folk-rock of Fairport Convention, Sandy Denny, Nick Drake, Shirley Collins, John Martyn and Pentangle; the bucolic psychedelia of The Incredible String Band, The Beatles and Pink Floyd; the acid folk of Comus, Forest, Mr Fox and Trees; The Wicker Man and occult folklore; the early Glastonbury and Stonehenge festivals; and the visionary pop of Kate Bush, Julian Cope and Talk Talk, Electric Eden maps out a native British musical voice that reflects the complex relationships between town and country, progress and nostalgia, radicalism and conservatism.

An attempt to isolate the 'Britishness' of British music - a wild combination of pagan echoes, spiritual quest, imaginative time-travel, pastoral innocence and electrified creativity - Electric Eden will be treasured by anyone interested in the tangled story of Britain's folk music and Arcadian dreams.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Rob Young
Data Publicarii
2019
Editura
Faber & Faber
Inaltime
19.8
Latime
12.7
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
672
Colectie
Faber Social Greatest Hits
Subtitlu
Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music
Bic
AVGH
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