The Resource Anglo-American folksong style, [by] Roger D. Abrahams [and] George Foss

Anglo-American folksong style, [by] Roger D. Abrahams [and] George Foss

Label
Anglo-American folksong style
Title
Anglo-American folksong style
Statement of responsibility
[by] Roger D. Abrahams [and] George Foss
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abrahams, Roger D
Illustrations
music
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3553
LC item number
.A27 1968
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foss, George
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Folk music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • Volksliederen
  • Engels
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Label
Anglo-American folksong style, [by] Roger D. Abrahams [and] George Foss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes unacc. melodies
Bibliography note
"References": p. 195-198. "Selected bibliography of regional collections": p. 225-230. Discography: p. 231-232
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The art of folksong. Folk, popular, and sophisticated art ; Public and private expression -- The cycle of oral transmission and composition. Oral change ; Degenerative causes of change ; Rationalization and conventionalization ; Forgetting and emotion core ; Forgetting and negative tropisms ; Universationalization and localization ; Conventional elements ; Composition and recomposition of folksongs ; The question of literacy and record -- From ballad to lyric. Story-songs ; Changing styles in the ballad ; Ballad and oral change -- The traditional shapes of content. Verse forms ; Form and repetition ; Form and formula -- Style and the organization of meaning. Story-songs--the ballad ; Blues ballads, coronachs, last goodnights ; Dialog songs ; Lyric songs ; Legendary songs ; Other song types -- The content of the songs : Love and death. Once more, the Child ballads ; Father's opposition to lovers ; Separation of lovers by their own devices ; American songs of death ; Men away from women : the occupational ballads -- The metrical aspect of folksong. Rhythm and meter ; Meter in traditional verse and song ; Meter in traditional music ; The interdependence of text and tune ; Metrical rigidity ; Story-song ; The influence of instruments ; Motion songs -- The nature of folk tunes. What is a folk tune? ; Melody ; Common characteristics in folk tunes ; Scale ; Melodic progression ; Contour ; Variety of contour -- The musical form of folksong. Musical stability in oral tradition ; Same song, different tunes ; Same tune, different songs -- Afterword -- Sources of songs -- Appendix I : [Collecting procedures] -- Appendix II : [Transcribing folksong] -- Appendix III : [Analyzing and classifying folksong]
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 242 pages
Lccn
68011288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00436551
  • (OCoLC)ocm00436551
Label
Anglo-American folksong style, [by] Roger D. Abrahams [and] George Foss
Publication
Note
Includes unacc. melodies
Bibliography note
"References": p. 195-198. "Selected bibliography of regional collections": p. 225-230. Discography: p. 231-232
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The art of folksong. Folk, popular, and sophisticated art ; Public and private expression -- The cycle of oral transmission and composition. Oral change ; Degenerative causes of change ; Rationalization and conventionalization ; Forgetting and emotion core ; Forgetting and negative tropisms ; Universationalization and localization ; Conventional elements ; Composition and recomposition of folksongs ; The question of literacy and record -- From ballad to lyric. Story-songs ; Changing styles in the ballad ; Ballad and oral change -- The traditional shapes of content. Verse forms ; Form and repetition ; Form and formula -- Style and the organization of meaning. Story-songs--the ballad ; Blues ballads, coronachs, last goodnights ; Dialog songs ; Lyric songs ; Legendary songs ; Other song types -- The content of the songs : Love and death. Once more, the Child ballads ; Father's opposition to lovers ; Separation of lovers by their own devices ; American songs of death ; Men away from women : the occupational ballads -- The metrical aspect of folksong. Rhythm and meter ; Meter in traditional verse and song ; Meter in traditional music ; The interdependence of text and tune ; Metrical rigidity ; Story-song ; The influence of instruments ; Motion songs -- The nature of folk tunes. What is a folk tune? ; Melody ; Common characteristics in folk tunes ; Scale ; Melodic progression ; Contour ; Variety of contour -- The musical form of folksong. Musical stability in oral tradition ; Same song, different tunes ; Same tune, different songs -- Afterword -- Sources of songs -- Appendix I : [Collecting procedures] -- Appendix II : [Transcribing folksong] -- Appendix III : [Analyzing and classifying folksong]
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 242 pages
Lccn
68011288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00436551
  • (OCoLC)ocm00436551

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