|Statement||with drawings by the author; foreword by John Arlott.|
|LC Classifications||ML3652 .C66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 297,  p.|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||74153056|
Thus beings Songs and Southern Breezes, the story of Bob Copper's wanderings in Sussex and Hampshire in search of old songs and stories of the English countryside. By now the last generation of country people to be brought up in a way unchanged in centuries has begun to die out; there is a danger that the wealth of spoken dialect anecdote and. This album complements Bob Copper's book Songs and Southern Breezes (William Heinemann Ltd, London, ). His subject is, in his words, “the living essence of old English country life”. To the words and photographs which so tellingly evoke that life in the book, Topic here adds the still more vivid testimonies of the singers themselves, in their songs of the Southern countryside. Breezes” - Heinemann). Songs and Southern Breezes complements Bob Copper’s book of the same title (Heinemann, ). Bob Copper’s subject is, in his words, ‘the living essence of old English country life‘. To the words and photographs which so tellingly evoke that life in the book, TOPIC here adds the still more vivid testimonies of. Songs and Southern Breezes: Country Folk and Country Ways. NEW! Newly-printed edition, December ; Bob Copper’s acclaimed classic book of his reminiscences of song and dialect collecting for the BBC in s Sussex and Hampshire - contains the words and music to 50 songs. pages.
/ Various Artists – Songs & Southern Breezes. Previous Next. A collection of Country Singers from Hampshire and Sussex recorded by Bob Copper In the summer of , the singer and folksong collector Bob Copper went recording in the countryside of Sussex and Hampshire. He collected numerous fine songs from old country singers. REVIEW FROM : BOB COPPER - Songs & Southern Breezes: Country Folk & Country Ways Coppersongs Bob’s first book, A Song For Every Season, has never been out of print since it was first published in The same cannot be said for this follow-up book from which has not been available for many years. SONGS AND SOUTHERN BREEZES on Nov 1, in London, UK at Cecil Sharp House. LONDON: Cecil Sharp House THU 1ST NOV, pm Bob Copper was not only. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Copper, Bob. Songs and Southern breezes. London, Heinemann,