American Ballads and Folk Songs: page - 0719

Complete Text, Lyrics & Sheet Music

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Index Next
Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society y 1916—
First volume out of print. Admirably written to entertain as well as to inform; contributions from such important collectors as the present editor, J. Frank Dobie. Volume X, for 1932, entitled Tone the Bell Easy, is a good example of the great interest of the series. Randolph, Vance, Ozark Mountain Folks. New York: Vanguard Press, 1932. Randolph, Vance, The Ozarks. New York: Vanguard Press, 1931. Richardson, E. P., and Spaeth, S., American Mountain Songs. New York: Greenberg, Publisher, 1927. Simple accompaniments. Rickaby, Franz, Ballads and Songs of the Shanty-Boy. Cambridge, Mass.:
Harvard University Press, 1926. Sandburg, Carl, The American Songbag. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1927. Two editions—the second much lower in price than the first.
Words and music, with delightful comments; a very important book, avowedly borrowing from Messrs. Gordon, Lomax, and other leading col­lectors. Some of the musical settings are much too elaborate and "modern." Sargent, H. C, and Kittredge, G. L., English and Scottish Popular Bal­lads. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1904.
Edited from the great Child Collection. Indispensable for an appreciation of ballads; very important Introduction by Professor Kittredge. Scarborough, Dorothy, On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs. Cambridge,
Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1925. Sharp, C. J., American-English Folk Songs. New York: G. Schirmer, 1918. Sharp, C. J., Nursery Songs from the Appalachian Mountains. London and
New York: Novello & Co., 1921-1923. Sharp, C. J., and Campbell, O., English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1917.
The enlarged edition of this work published in two volumes by the Oxford University Press in 1932 is the most important of the contributions to the subject of American folk-song made by the greatest English collector. The editor of the new edition is M. Karpeles. Shay, Frank, Iron Men and Wooden Ship. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1925.
Sailor songs and chanteys. Shay, Frank, My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions. New YorkS Macaulay Co., 1927.
Songs and ballads of conviviality.

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III