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The NPR curious listener's guide to American folk music

Author: Kip Lornell; National Public Radio (U.S.),
Publisher: New York, New York : The Berkley Publishing Group, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive listener's guide to American folk music provides a concise history of the musical genre and its most important performers, along with an A-to-Z glossary of terms, information on stylistic variations, helpful resources, and a listing of dozens of essential folk music CDs.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lornell, Kip, 1953-
NPR curious listener's guide to American folk music.
New York : Berkley Pub. Group, 2004
(OCoLC)755249968
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kip Lornell; National Public Radio (U.S.),
ISBN: 0399530339 9780399530333
OCLC Number: 56942443
Notes: "A Grand Central Press book."
"A Perigee book."
Description: xvi, 235 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword by Linda Ronstadt --
Introduction --
What is American folk music? --
Story of American folk music --
Varieties of American folk music --
Performers --
Songs --
Folk music on CD --
Language of American folk music --
Resources for curious listeners --
Index.
Responsibility: Kip Lornell ; foreword by Linda Ronstadt.
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A comprehensive listener's guide to American folk music provides a concise history of the musical genre and its most important performers, along with an A-to-Z glossary of terms, information on stylistic variations, helpful resources, and a listing of dozens of essential folk music CDs.

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