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The ballad as song.

Berkeley, University of California Press, 1969.
ISBN 0520013999

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Ballads, English -- United States -- History and criticism.
Ballads, English.
Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Folk music.
Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism.
Folk songs, English.
United States.
Description ix, 324 pages music 24 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Consists of essays on the traditional tunes of the Child ballads.
Includes unacc. melodies.
Summary Consists of essays on the traditional tunes of the Child ballads.
Contents "Edward, Edward. A Scottish ballad" and a footnote -- Samuel Hall's family tree -- The interdependence of ballad tunes and texts -- Mrs. Brown and the ballad -- Folk-songs and the modes -- Habits of the ballad as song -- On the union of words and music in the "child" ballads -- Two reviews: George Pullen Jackson and the shaped-note spirituals -- The morphology of the ballad tunes -- About the most favorite British ballads -- Toward the comparative and analysis of the British-American folk-tunes -- Folk-songs and live recordings -- Two reviews: Frank Brown and North Carolina folklore -- "All this for a song?" -- Folk-songs in the United States, 1910-1960 -- Fractures in tradition among the "child" ballads -- Cecil Sharp and folk-song -- "Of ballads, songs, and snatches.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)59889
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bronson, Bertrand Harris, 1902-1986.
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