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Alan Lomax : selected writings, 1934-1997

Alan Lomax : selected writings, 1934-1997

Author: Alan Lomax; Ronald Cohen
Publisher: London : Routledge
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : English

Alan Lomax is a legendary figure in American folk music circles. Although he published many books, hundreds of recordings and dozens of films, his contributions to popular and academic journals have  Read more...


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Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Lomax; Ronald Cohen
ISBN: 0415938546 9780415938549
OCLC Number: 174975240
Contents: General Introduction by Ronald D. Cohen I. 1934-1950: The Early Collecting Years Introduction by Ed Kahn 1 "Sinful" Songs of the Southern Negro 2 Haitian Journey 3 Music In Your Own Back Yard 4 Songs of the American Folk 5 Our Singing Country 6 14 Traditional Spanish Songs From Texas 7 Reels and Work Songs 8 Mister Ledford and the TVA 9 America Sings the Saga of America 10 Folk Music in the Roosevelt Era II. The 1950s: World Music Introduction by Andy Kaye and Matt Barton Tribal Voices in Many Tongues 12 Making Folklore Available 13 Galacian Music 14 Italian Folk Music 15 The Folk Song of Italy 16 Folk Song Style: Notes on a Systematic Approach to the Study of Folk Song 17 Skiffle: Why Is It So Popular? and Where Is It Going? 19 Folk Song Style 20 Saga of a Folksong Hunter III. The Folk Revival (1960s) Introduction by Ronald D. Cohen 20 The "Folkniks" - and The Songs They Sing 21 Leadbelly's Songs 22 Bluegrass Background: Folk Music with Overdrive 23 Getting to Know Folk Music 24 Folk Song Traditions are all Around Us 25 The Good and the Beautiful in Folksong IV. Cantometrics and Cultural Equity: The Academic Years Introduction by Gage Averill 26 Song Structure and Social Structure 27 Choreometrics: A Method for the Study of Cross-Cultural Pattern in Film 28 Appeal for Cultural Equity 29 Cinema, Science, and Cultural Renewal V. Final Writings Introduction by Matt Barton 30 The Global Jukebox 31 Preface to 1993 edition of Mr. Jelly Roll 32 Sounds of the South 33 Brown Girl in the Ring. 34 Introduction to Katharine D. Newman, Never Without a Song: The Years and Songs of Jennie Devlin, 1865-1952 Complete Bibliography
Responsibility: ed. by Ronald Cohen.


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