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story of American folk song.

Russell Abbot Ames

story of American folk song.

by Russell Abbot Ames

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Published by Grosset and Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a foreword by Helen L. Kaufmann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3551 .A65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6179893M
      LC Control Number55012639
      OCLC/WorldCa3079934

        The history of the Archive of Folk Culture begins as a story of “song-catchers.” A year earlier, in , when Robert W. Gordon came to the Library of Congress as head of the newly created Archive of American Folk-Song, he brought with him his dream of collecting all American folksongs. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for 40 Most Popular American Folk Songs - Paul & Margie on AllMusic -

      This recording is the audio companion to ethnomusicologist Kip Lornell’s edition of “Introducing American Folk Music.” Lornell researched the book while a postdoctoral fellow at Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. His book is used as a textbook in presenting the many styles and influences of folk. "Amazing Grace" is hardly a folk song; it's a hymn. And not really American, even if sung by Americans; it was composed by John Newton, a British ship captain and former slaver. And while we're at it, don't believe the hype that the author was a hero of the anti-slavery movement; he continued as a slaver for another seven years or so after the.

      The American Folklife Center was created by the United States Congress in to "preserve and present American Folklife," but its roots can be traced to the establishment of the Archive of American Folk-Song in the Library's Music Division in That year, the Librarian of Congress, Herbert Putnam (), invited Robert Winslow Gordon () to become a "specialist and. Back to the Songbook Index. This page's content is copyrighted © by Kristin C. Hall. Please drop me a line (via "dink (at) media (dot) mit (dot) edu") if you wish to use it or link to it or correct it! Please send comments, suggestions, fixes and general mischievious mayhem to the web diva via the above email address.


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