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American Ballads and Folk Songs

John A Lomax

American Ballads and Folk Songs

by John A Lomax

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Published by Macmillan Pub Co .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7266747M
ISBN 100025741500
ISBN 109780025741508

The songs in this collection of American Favorite Ballads narrate tales of ordinary people and their extraordinary deeds, and show Pete at the crossroads of the past and the future putting his own stamp on America's folk song heritage while bequeathing it to generations to come. Charles O'Brien Kennedy, 2 books John Harrington Cox, 2 books Irwin Silber, 2 books Earl Clifton Beck, 2 books Phineas Stowe, 2 books Arthur Kyle Davis, 2 books Harold William Thompson, 2 books Frances Jenkins Olcott, 1 book Louise Pound, 1 book Charles Mills Gayley, 1 book Bertrand Harris Bronson, 1 book Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth, 1 book Shay.

exhibit the main varieties of American folk. music: I. Anglo-American Ballads II. Anglo-Ameriean Shanties, Lyric Songs, Dance Tunes and Spirituals III. Afro-American Spirituals, Work Songs, and Ballads IV. Afro-American Blues and Game Songs V. Bahaman Songs, French Ballads and Dance Tunes, Spanish Religious Songs and Game Songs. Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads emerged as a major collection of Western songs and had "a profound effect on other folk song students.". [48] According to noted folklore scholar, D. K. Wilgus, the book's publication "sparked a great surge of interest in folk songs of all kinds, and in fact, inspired a search for folk material in all.

Seeger selected the eleven songs for the album from an anthology of folk songs for children that had been published by his stepmother, Ruth Crawford Seeger, in her book titled American Folk Songs For Children, ISBN , a book of musical notations and notated : Folk. Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. A book to cherish permanently. -- The New York this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself in the rich tradition and heritage of American ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. /5(68).


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This excellent quality Dover reprint of their book American Ballads and Folk Songs gives lyrics and music in the form of simple melodic scores of virtually every American folk song you've heard of, and a lot you probably haven't. If you are at all seriously interested in American folk music, whether as student, performer, or listener, give Cited by: "A book to cherish permanently." "The New York Times."With this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself in the rich tradition and heritage of American folk music.

Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody, and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, mountaineers, soldiers 4/5(1). Panorama of American popular music;: The story of our national ballads and folk songs, the songs of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, New Orleans jazz, swing, and symphonic jazz Ewen, David Published by Prentice-Hall.

"A book to cherish permanently." --The New York Times In this book you will find representative American ballads and folk songs, from old favorites to new discoveries, including such songs as "Down in the Valley," "Yankee Doodle," "Rye Whiskey,", De Ballit of de Boll Weevil," "Sweet Betsy from Pike," "Liza Jane," "Heave Away," "Paddy Works on the Erie," and "Dink's Blues."/5(45).

With this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself in the rich tradition and heritage of American folk music. Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody, and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, "A book to cherish permanently."/5.

"A book to cherish permanently." — The New York Times. With this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself American Ballads and Folk Songs book the rich tradition and heritage of American folk music.

American Folk Songs to Sing, Read and Play. Author: Eleanor Locke; Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes ISBN: Category: Music Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This fine collection of songs is a sequel to American Folk Songs edited by Peter Erdei. Here's a wonderful singing and activity book, brimming with well over folk songs and ballads, nursery songs and singing games, lumbermen's songs, sea chanteys, country dances, minstrel songs, Child ballads, and much more.

Many selections are local to New England; others are Seller Rating: % positive. "A book to cherish permanently." -- The New York this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself in the rich tradition and heritage of American folk music.

Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody, and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, mountaineers, soldiers.

American Ballads and Folk Songs (Dover Books on Music series) by John A. Lomax. "A book to cherish permanently." — The New York Times. With this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself in the rich tradition and heritage of American folk music.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. This excellent quality Dover reprint of their book American Ballads and Folk Songs gives lyrics and music in the form of simple melodic scores of virtually every American folk song you've heard of, and a lot you probably haven't.

If you are at all seriously interested in American folk music, whether as student, performer, or listener, give /5(44). American Ballads and Folk Songs is probably Lomax's largest work at more than pages and is, in my opinion, a massive contribution to the preservation of traditional & folk music.

Don't forget to check out volume two of this collection (Our Singing Country). American Ballads and Folk Songs by John A. Lomax,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(68). Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories.

They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers. ("Ballad" is a term also used in the recording industry for slow, romantic songs, but these should not be confused with traditional or folk.

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pages. Book: Item Number: ISBN ISBN UPC: Join Our Community. Join a community of music enthusiasts with a Category: Textbook-Choral / Vocal. In John Lomax published his book Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, the first real collection of American folk songs, and introduced the world to a group of ballads sung by working.

A beloved folk performer gathers uninhibited tales and ballads from the Appalachians. Full of lively stories, jokes, and games for performance, the folklore in this book reflects the hardships, humor, and creative instincts of the robust men and women from the hills of Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

The 40 songs feature melody and guitar chords. American ballads and folk songs by John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax,Macmillan Co. edition, in EnglishCited by: COVID Resources.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(42).As a compilation of English language and specifically Western European origined diverse American folklore traditions (from folktales, folksongs, narrative ballads, to games, jokes and riddles), Richard Chase's American Folk Tales and Songs is a true treasure trove (presenting not only collected tales, songs etc., but also detailed introductions, analyses, as well as a both extensive and /5."A book to cherish permanently." — The New York Times.

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