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A History of European Folk Music - Jan Ling

A History of European Folk Music


Published: 22nd December 1998
Language: Swedish
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A study of dynamic and changing forms of folk music from nations and cultures across Europe: genre, instruments, performance.

Introduction: What Do We Mean By Folk, Folk Song, and Folk Music?p. 1
In Search of "The Songs of the People"p. 15
Music at Workp. 22
Melodies Marking the Pendulum of Life and the Changing Seasonsp. 45
"Bursting into Song" (I): The JOJK, Narrative Song, and Balladp. 75
"Bursting into Song" (II): The Lyric Song and the Hymnp. 103
The Playing of Folk Music (I): Spontaneous Sound Makers, Acoustic Working Equipmentp. 123
The Playing of Folk Music (II): The Transformation of Musical Instrumentsp. 134
The Playing of Folk Music (III): Musical Instruments for the Peoplep. 154
Folk Music Ensemblesp. 167
Movement and Dance, Song and Instrumental Musicp. 179
Folk Music Between Town and Countryp. 199
European Folk Music: A Uniform Diversityp. 220
Bibliographyp. 225
Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9781878822772
ISBN-10: 1878822772
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: Swedish
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 22nd December 1998
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 64.0 x 45.7  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.66