Our Singing Country: Folk Songs and Ballads (Dover Books on Music)
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- Seller:Nation of the Book
- Sales Rank:339,064
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.1
- Dimensions (in):8.3 x 5.7 x 0.9
- Publication Date:February 8, 2000
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- Series: Dover Edition.
- Category: Song Folio.
- Format: Book.
- Instrument: Voice.
- Genre: Folk Song.
This sequel to the Lomaxes' widely acclaimed American Ballads and Folk Songs includes melodies and words for tunes from all parts of the country. Songs include spirituals, hollers, game songs, lullabies, courting songs, chain-gang work songs, Cajun airs, breakdowns, and many more. Judith Tick, a scholar and award-winning author, provides a new fact-filled Introduction; notes on tune origins, two indexes, and an extensive bibliography round out this archive of some 200 authentic folk songs and ballads.
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