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American Folksong and Folklore

Alan Lomax

American Folksong and Folklore

A Regional Bibliography

by Alan Lomax

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Published by Scholarly Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10177247M
    ISBN 10040303504X
    ISBN 109780403035045
    OCLC/WorldCa233936433

    American Folk Songs - Chords, Lyrics and Origins. Amazing Grace: Balm in Gilead: Banks of the Ohio: Buffalo Gals: By The Light of The Silvery Moon: Camptown Races: Corrina, Corrina: Cotton Eyed Joe: Cotton Mill Girls: Erie Canal (Low Bridge, Everybody Down) . The short is considered a milestone in American cinema as one of the first films to have a positive view of African-American folklore. [21] [22] In , Nick Bosustow and David Adams co-produced an minute animated short, The Legend of John Henry, for Paramount Pictures.

    An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. American folklore and legend by Reader's Digest. Publication date Topics Folklore, Legends, Folklore Publisher Pleasantville, N.Y.: Reader's Digest Association. History The Archive of American Folk Song The Music Division's director Carl Engel announced in April that the Library of Congress would appoint the folk song collector Robert Winslow Gordon as the archive's first director and explained the archive's scope as “a national collection of folk song to ensure their preservation and to recognize the value of the folk heritage.”.

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A wealth of texts of British and Anglo/North American folksong has long been accessible in both published and archival sources.

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2 Encyclopedia of the Traditional Music and Folk Songs of the United States Index A through M. 3 Encyclopedia of the Traditional Music and Folk Songs of the United States Index N through Z.

The Anthology of American Folk Music, edited by Harry Smith (–), is one of the most influential releases in the history of recorded ally issued by Folkways Records inthe Anthology brought virtually unknown parts of America's musical landscape recorded in the late s and early s to the public's attention.

For more than half a century, the collection has. Welcome. The American Folklore Society website connects the Society to its members, and also connects folklorists to each other and to the world at large. About AFS describes the Society and its activities, including the annual meeting, publications, and special-interest Sections.; Membership provides tools for joining and renewing, and accessing member privileges.

Buy a cheap copy of American Folksong and Folklore:: A book by Alan Lomax. Free shipping over $   In African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics, Conforth brings to light for the first time the entire body of work collected by Lawrence Gellert.

A wealth of texts of British and Anglo/North American folksong has long been accessible in both published and archival sources. For two centuries these texts have energized scholarship. Yet in the past three decades this material has languished, as literary theory has held sway over textual study.

In this crusading book Roger deV. A Bibliography of North American Folklore and Folksong. CHARLES HAYWOOD. (xxx, pp., $ Greenberg, New York, ) This book will undoubtedly become an indispensable work of reference for all American folklorists.

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Henning Cohen () in an article ‘American Literature and American Folklore’ writes that ‘folklore appears in American literature in two ways: passively or actively, that is transcriptive or functionally.’ () The passive is elementary and happens when a writer presents folk materials in its original state.

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North American folklore and folksong societies, and fiddler's associations. [Joseph Charles Hickerson; Archive of Folk Song (U.S.)] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Charles Hickerson; Archive of Folk Song (U.S.) Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes.

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Norm Cohen provides a sweeping discussion of the human aspects of railroad history, railroad folklore, and the evolution of the American folksong. The heart of the book is a detailed analysis of eighty-five songs, from "John Henry" and "The Wabash Cannonball" to "Hell-Bound Train" and "Casey Jones," with their music, sources, history, variations, and discographies.

The Folklore and Folksong of Trains in America, Part One J by Stephanie Hall “ The Best Friend of Charleston,” The first locomotive for commercial use built in the United States in for the South Carolina Canal and Rail-Road Company.Folksong collector John Lomax classified it as a song about "Negro Bad Men" and prints a version he collected in the Colorado River bottoms in Texas (see his book American Ballads and Folk Songs.).This booklet focuses on folklore in America, with the aim of providing English teachers with a better understanding of the subject.

Articles include (1) "Collecting Folklore" which is a discussion of the nature of folklore as well as beliefs, folk music, games, arts and crafts, and the collecting of folk material; and (2) "American Folk Tradition" which explores old traditions as well as new.