Folklore and folk music archives and related collections in the United States and Canada

by Joseph Charles Hickerson

Publisher: The Archive in Washington, D.C

Written in English
Published: Pages: 11 Downloads: 196
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  • Folklore -- United States,
  • Folklore -- Canada

Edition Notes

StatementLibrary of Congress, Archive of Folk Song
ContributionsArchive of Folk Song (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13565089M

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  Appalachian Folklore Omens, Signs and Superstitions [Richmond, Nancy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Appalachian Folklore Omens, Signs and 4/4(51). Krai; and ethnologist Igor Tõnurist, who has studied folk music practices and folk musicians in Siberia. At the conference two documentaries were screened: the United States, Canada, Sweden), because during the Soviet regime normal contacts with them had been impos-sible to maintain. the Estonian Folklore Archives started organising. Get the best deals on Folk Music Memorabilia when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items NEW WEST RECORDS Ltd Ed New RARE Logo Sticker +FREE Folk Indie Country Stickers! $ Songs of Phil Ochs Appleseed Music Book, First Edition RARE. $ +$ shipping. The collection of Irish stories is, by itself, worth the price of the book. In short, if you want an introduction to the Irish character, what makes the Irish what they are, you can do far worse than this volume of authentic Irish Folklore by perhaps one of the last of the great Shenaches, Padraic by: 8.

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Folklore and folk music archives and related collections in the United States and Canada. Washington, D.C.: The Archive, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Hickerson; Archive of Folk Song (U.S.).

Folklife and ethnomusicology archives and related collections in the United States and Canada. Washington, D.C.: Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Folk Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection, Ordering Procedures. Issued to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Archive of American Folk-Song. Recorded primarily in California, Georgia, and North Carolina by Robert W.

Gordon, ca. World Music Press P.O. Box Danbury, CT () Previous editions of _American Folk Music and Folklore Recordings: A Selected List_ are available at facilities across the United States through the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) of.

The Archive of Folk Culture (originally named The Archive of American Folk Song) was established in as the first national collection of American folk music in the United States of America. It was initially part of the Music Division of the Library of Congress and now resides in the American Folklife Center.

Online Collections and Special Presentations. The American Folklife Center provides online access to selected portions of our collections.

We create our own online presentations on various topics and the American Memory project provides additional online access to selected collections.

Online content may include audio samples of music and stories, digital images of rare letters and photographs. Founded inthe Archive is a leading institution in oral history and an international folk music archive.

It was established as an independent, movement-oriented institution, to research, collect, and share the culture of the working classes, and was thus an integral part of the radical approach to folk music revival in Italy.

Definition of “folk” and “traditional” music in different cultures changes, and generally it's hard to give a universal definition.

Although folk music usually refers to orally transmitted music or music with unknown composers, but it can include the traditional classical music of countries as well which theoretically differs from folk. Anthology of American Folk Music ®. Anthology of American Folk Music.

Various Artists. The Anthology of American Folk Music, edited by Harry Smith (–), is one of the most influential releases in the history of recorded sound. Originally issued by Folkways Records inthe Anthology brought virtually unknown parts of America's musical landscape recorded in the late s and.

Tribe of Noise (ToN) signed the agreement to acquire Free Music Archive. The upcoming weeks will be busy transferring ownership. Phase 1 (Finished Dec 1, ) Based on the first reports and user feedback we decided to pause the FMA databases and start publishing static HTML pages.

Visitors are able to browse, listen and download music for free. Canadian Folk-Lore is an article from The Journal of American Folklore, Volume View more articles from The Journal of American this article.

The Archives of Traditional Music (ATM) is an audiovisual archive that documents music and culture from all over the world. With overrecordings that include more than 2, field collections, it is one of the largest university-based ethnographic sound archives in the United States.

Archives de folklore. The name refers, at one and the same time, to actual archives, where the oral traditions of the French-speaking inhabitants of North America are collected and preserved, and to a collection of works specializing in this field, namely the volumes Archives.

Collection of Folk-Lore in Finland is an article from The Journal of American Folklore, Volume 5. View more articles from The Journal of American. T he Archive of Folk Culture mainly consists of the collections of the American Folklife Center.

It was originally founded as the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library in In it became part of the American Folklife Center and was subsequently renamed the Archive of Folk Culture. This directory lists professional folklore networks and other resources involved in folklife programming in the arts and social sciences, public programs, and educational institutions.

The directory covers: (1) federal agencies; (2) folklife programming in public agencies and organizations, by state; (3) a listing by state of archives and special collections of folklore, folklife, and Author: Peter T.

Bartis, Barbara C. Fertig. of the most vital folk music traditions in America. today. Many older fiddlers and a few young Ones still play the traditional rcpertory that one would have encountered 50 or even years ago, a nd many young fid dlers have enthusiastically taken.

up varieties of instrumental m usic such as blue. The Collection contains Wisconsin field recordings, notes, and photographs made by UW-Madison faculty member Helene Stratman-Thomas as part of the Wisconsin Folk Music Recording Project, co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin and the Library of Congress during the summers of, and ; and recordings collected by song catcher.

There is nothing authentic about anything on this album and the sound quality is also horrible, even by 78 RPM mono folk standards.

These are just poor transfers mostly of lousy covers made without any attention to quality. I recommend "The Anthology of American Folk Music" or the "American Epic Collection" instead/5(21).

Canada may be a young country and some may be mistaken that it doesn't have any own culture and traditions, but in reality this isn't so. This book by Edith Fowke, somebody who studied Canadian folklore and published about 20 books on it, is a good introduction to the topic/5. The Indiana University Archives of Traditional Music holds overindividual audio and video recordings across over collections of field, broadcast, and commercial recordings.

Its holdings are primarily focused on audiovisual recordings relating to research in the academic disciplines of ethnomusicology, folklore, anthropology, linguistics, and various area on: Bloomington, IN, U.S.

Few countries possess a folk music as rich and culturally varied as Canada's. Traditional folk music of European origin has been present in Canada since the arrival of the first French and British settlers in the 16th and 17th centuries (see Folk Music, Anglo-Canadian; Folk music, Franco-Canadian).

The Smithsonian's collections and archives are a rich source of information on American folk music and its many genres. Smithsonian Folkways is home to a significant collection of folk music recordings with a storied history as a participant in documenting and supporting the growth of American folk.

(shelved 1 time as folklore-children) avg rating — 2, ratings — published After this inclusive vision of nation in folk music began to wane. While the celebrations of the Centennial in Canada led to a re-emphasis on the 'Canadianness' of Canadian folk music, the turbulent events in the United States led many ex-revivalists to turn away from politics and embrace new identities as introspective : $ Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of America.

Great for school children and teachers. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for 40 Most Popular American Folk Songs - Paul & Margie on AllMusic - / IU's first MA thesis in folklore was Hortense E.

Braden's A Classification of Incidents In Certain Collections of African Folk-tales (). Warren Roberts achieved the first folklore doctorate in the United States with his dissertation Aarne-Thompson Type in World Tradition: A Comparative Folktale Study ().

Check IUCAT to find any IU dissertation in folklore or ethnomusicology, or. University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Special Collections & Archives University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, American Music Research Center 83 Subject Composers -- United States -- Archives 9 Composers -- Archives 4 Motion picture music -- Scores and parts 4.

American Folk Music [Genre] Also known as: American Roots Music, United States Folk, USA Folk Music. Regional folk music of the United States traces back through the history of European and West African settlement and migration to North America, including parts of northern Mexico and Canada in addition to the United States.

The Duke University Archives preserves the historical record of the university. This collection provides access to several key campus publications including the Chanticleer (student yearbook), the Trinity College Historical Papers (series of early faculty publications), as well as other core resources, such as campus course catalogs.The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco.

Its collections encompass s books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key.Retellings of American folktales, tall tales, myths and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories, and more from each of the 50 United States of .