Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short by Mark Slobin

By Mark Slobin

Once we examine folks tune, such a lot people photo Pete Seeger making a song "This Land is My Land" or Joan Baez making a song "Barbara Allen." yet this stimulating Very brief creation throws open the doorways on a remarkably assorted musical style, in a wide-ranging portrait that is going a ways past America's seashores to debate people tune of each attainable variety and in each nook of the globe.

Written through award-winning musicologist Mark Slobin, this is often the 1st compact creation to folks song that provides a very international viewpoint. Slobin deals an awfully beneficiant portrait of people track, person who embraces a Russian marriage ceremony close to the Arctic Circle, a bunch music in a small rainforest village in Brazil, and an Uzbek dance music in Afghanistan. He appears intimately at 3 poignant songs from 3 generally separated regions--northern Afghanistan, Jewish jap Europe, and the Anglo-American world--with musical notation and lyrics incorporated. And he additionally describes the efforts of students who fanned out around the globe, to discover and rfile this ever-changing tune.

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