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Tamsin Lewis
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New music books

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"In Peascod Time" - 16th and 17th Century music, words and song for Summer and Harvest is now available from Rondo Publishing. ... scod-time/

It contains 43 pieces, some of which have not been published before: a selection of songs, ballads, rounds, madrigals, dance melodies and consort music, and follows the calendar from the beginning of Summer to the gathering in of Harvest. It also describes many of the customs of the time, including haymaking, Summer fairs and sports and Harvest feasts.

It is one of a series of 4 seasonal collections: The first, "To Shorten Winter's Sadness" is already available from Rondo ... s-sadness/ and in other bookshops. The other two "Old Christmas Returned" and "This Merry Pleasant Spring" are in preparation.

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