Folk Music

Folk Music

A Very Short Introduction

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When we think of folk music, most of us picture Pete Seeger singing "This Land is My Land" or Joan Baez singing "Barbara Allen." But this stimulating Very Short Introduction throws open the doors on a remarkably diverse musical genre, in a wide-ranging portrait that goes far beyond America's shores to discuss folk music of every possible kind and in every corner of the globe. Written by award-winning musicologist Mark Slobin, this is the first compact introduction to folk music that offers a truly global perspective. Slobin offers an extraordinarily generous portrait of fol.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York :2011
ISBN: 9780199753314
0199753318
0195395026
9780195395020
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (144 pages) : illustrations

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