Folk Music in The United States

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African music, 53-54

Albeniz, Isaac, 89

AloueUe, 59

American composers: compared to European, 89-90; their use of folk music, 89-91

American folklore: compared with European, 22

American Indians: See Indians

Americans, foreign-bom: See Foreign-bom Americans

Amish, 23, 57-60; See also German-Americans; Pennsylvania Germans

Apache Indians, 37

Arapaho Indians: music of, 27-29, 34; song texts, 30; vision songs of, 30

Archive of Folk Song, 82

Archiving, 82-83

Bagpipes, 18

Ballads: defined, 9-10; music of, 42-43; rhythms of, 42-43; accompaniment of, 43-44; See also Broadside ballads

Ballads, British: 39-46; age of, 39; words of, 39-42; medieval elements in, 41; humorous, 41-42; language of, 42; peculiarities in American versions of, 41-42

Ballads, historical, 49-50

Ballads, Irish. See Irish ballads

Ballads, occupational, 48-49

Banjo, 43-44, 56

Bartok, Bela, 87-88, 89

Barry, Phillips, 6

Bathtub (instnmient), 56

Bayard, Samuel P., 48

Beech Tree, The, 87

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 71, 87

Benedict, Ruth, 32

Blackfoot Indians, 31, 36

Blues, 55-56

Boehme, Franz Magnus, 5

Bold Soldier, The, 45

Bose, Fritz A., 76

British folk music: and foreign tunes,

59; used by American composers,

91 Britten, Benjamin, 89 Broadside ballads: discussed, 44-45;

compared with Child ballads, 46;

meter of, 46; See also. Ballads Biicher, Carl, 9 Bullroarer, 18 Burleigh, Henry Thacker, 90

Cadman, Charles W., 90

Calendric songs, 10

Canon, 17

Carols, 51

Cherry Tree Carol, 51

Child, Francis James, 44

Child ballads: discussed, 39-45; defined, 44

Children's songs, 52

Chopi, 11

Commimal creation, 4

Communal re-creation, 6, 72

Composers, American. See American composers

Contour, melodic, 15

Copland, Aaron, 88, 91

Cowboy songs, 51

Cowell, Henry, 90

Crawdad Song, QS

Cruel Ship's Carpenter, The, 41

Cultivated music: compared to folk music, 8-9

Czech folk music, 2

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