Thursday, August 12, 2010
Historic news once sung on street corners is now being captured online in a virtual resource. 4,000 ballads from 18th and 19th century Wales are launching on a website run by Cardiff University and the National Library of Wales. The songs document the important issues of their day, such as workers’ rights and crime, as well as local festivals and village gossip.
Posted by Glasgow School of Art Library and Learning Resources at 10:09 am