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The incompleat folksinger,

Author: Pete Seeger; Jo Metcalf Schwartz
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster [1972]
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The well-known folk singer explores the appeal, traditions, significance and performers of folk music from America, Asia, Europe and Africa, and discusses aspects of the modern folk revival.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-
Incompleat folksinger.
New York, Simon and Schuster [1972]
(OCoLC)619932395
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Seeger; Jo Metcalf Schwartz
ISBN: 067120954X 9780671209544
OCLC Number: 533298
Description: viii, 596 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Editor's note --
Part I : Old songs and new people --
A revival of interest in folk music? --
Two American musicians : Who showed us how to combine old and new. Leadbelly ; Woody --
Some folk roots and protest traditions. "That's nice, but is it a folk song? ; Some American traditions ; Some British traditions ; Some South African traditions ; The folk process --
Part II : A folk revival in the atom age --
1954-69 Notes for and about Johnny Appleseed, Jrs. (mainly from the pages of Sing out) --
Part III : Making homemade music --
Ways of singing with and for people --
Voices --
Some instruments --
Making new songs --
Style, standards and responsibility : American heritage and contemporary singers --
Part IV : The world that music lives in --
Races and racism : A singer's view --
Money and music : Observations on the commercial big time and its attempts to make money out of folk music --
A question of patriotism --
Other folk : Songs and celebrations in several parts of the world --
Languages, translations and mixtures : some comments on the many vocabularies of music, speech and other ways of human expression --
The incompleat folksinger : some supplementary memories, acknowledgments and generalizations --
Extroduction --
Appendix : Where to find songs? --
The picture makers.
Responsibility: by Pete Seeger. Edited by Jo Metcalf Schwartz.

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The well-known folk singer explores the appeal, traditions, significance and performers of folk music from America, Asia, Europe and Africa, and discusses aspects of the modern folk revival.

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