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Published by Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Folk music -- United States -- History & criticism

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The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 88 leaves.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18841616M

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Harry T. Burleigh arranges a series of spirituals, artistically composed to fit within the Western classical hymn and aria traditions, in Jubilee Songs of the United States of America. He is the first to arrange a spiritual for solo voice, [] and is also credited with "starting the practice of . Folk music. Each of the four countries of the United Kingdom has its own diverse and distinctive folk music forms. Folk music flourished until the era of industrialisation when it began to be replaced by new forms of popular music, including music hall and brass ation of this led to three folk revivals, one in the lateth century, one in the midth century and one at the start. Béla Bartók, Hungarian composer, pianist, ethnomusicologist, and teacher, noted for the Hungarian flavour of his major musical works, which include orchestral works, string quartets, piano solos, several stage works, a cantata, and a number of settings of folk songs for voice and piano. Bartók.   Folk music instruments run the gamut from random found objects to instruments developed by highly skilled craftspeople. If you want to start a folk music band but don't know what instruments to include, here are 10 common instruments used in folk, bluegrass, jug band, and old time music.