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Alice Little

Series featuring Alice Little

  • Folk Tunes and Englishness
  • The Bodleian Libraries (BODcasts)
# Episode Title Description People Date
5 The Dancing Master in Context: Playford’s publishing and music-making in 17th century England In this session, we explore what Playford’s publishing activities can tell us about how music was incorporated into different social environments in seventeenth-century English society and the role music played in peoples lives. Rebecca Herissone, Alice Little, Helen Cook 30 Nov 2023
4 A dance band for Playford? This talk will consider how and why the frontispiece to this edition was different from those in earlier editions and place the image in relation to other images of ballroom dance bands before and after 1728. Jeremy Barlow, Alice Little, Helen Cook 02 Nov 2023
3 English folk tunes, borders, nationalism and race Dr Alice Little speaks with folk musicians and researchers Cohen Braithwaite- Kilcoyne, Nicola Beazley, Stewart Hardy, Tom Kitching, and Marie Bashiru about the borders of English folk music - regionally, racially, and conceptually. Alice Little, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Nicola Beazley, Stewart Hardy 10 May 2021
2 English folk tunes in performance today Musicians Sam Sweeney, Rob Harbron, and Alan Lamb join Dr Alice Little to discuss English folk music in performance today. Sam Sweeney, Rob Harbron, Alan Lamb, Alice Little 03 May 2021
1 A history of English folk tunes Dr Alice Little speaks with folk musicians and music collectors Jeremy Barlow, Matt Coatsworth, and Becky Price about the history of English folk music, and what makes it so 'English'. Alice Little, Jeremy Barlow, Matt Coatsworth, Becky Price 26 Apr 2021