Folk Music in The United States

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Irish ballads, 46 Irish Mail Robber, The, 45 Isorhythmic pattern, 13, 27 Ives, Charles, 90, 91

Jackson, George Pullen, 50, 54

Jacobi, Frederic, 90

James, Jesse. See Jesse James

James, Thehna G., 61

Jazz, 56-57, 91

Jefferson, Thomas, 49-50

Jesse James, 46, 56

Joe Hill, 67

John Henry, 46, 56

Labor songs, 52, 67-68

Language: related to music, 16-17,

47-48 Leadbelly, 56-57 Library of Congress, 82 Liszt, Franz, 89

Lord Thomas and Fair Elinor, 40 Love songs, 9, 52 Lute, 72

MacDowell, Edward, 90 Mandolin, 72 Marginal survivals, 23, 59 Marjets wann ich uffsteh, 59 Mason, Daniel Gregory, 91 McPhee, Cohn, 89 Meier, John, 4 Meter, musical, 13-14, 16 Meter, poetic, 16-17 Milhaud, Darius, 91 Miners' songs, 52 Music, function of, 8-9

Nadel, Siegfried, 9

Narrative songs, 9

Naumann, Hans, 4

Non-hterate cultures, music of. See

Primitive music Navaho Indians, 28, 29, 32, 34 Nevin, Arthur, 90 Niles, John Jacob, 51

Negro music, African. See African music

Negro music, American: discussed, 53-57; origin of its style, 53; characteristics of, 55; compared to European folk music, 57; its assimilation of Western styles, 59; in cities, 63-64; sung by professional folk singers, 74. See also Jazz; Negro spirituals

Negro spirituals, 50-51, 54-55, 63-64, 90. See also Spirituals, White

Nootka Indians, 31

Northwest Coast Indians, 28, 31-32, 35

Nortliwestem University, 82

On Top of Old Smoky, 47

Oral tradition, 3

Origin of folk songs. See Folk music:

origin of Ornamentation: in folk music, 43; in

folk hymns, 58 Oscillograph, 80

Pan-Indian movement, 3738

Panpipes, 18

Parallelism in polyphony, 17

Parlando-rubato, 43

Pennsylvania Germans, 59; See also,

Amish, German-Americans Pentatonic scales, 15 Peyote songs: composing of, 27-28;

texts of, 33-34; their role in Indian

culture, 37-38 Pima Indians, 29, 32 Pittsburgh, folk music in, 61 Pittsburgh is a Great Old Town, 68 Plains Indians, 14, 77, 78 Pohsh-Americans, 64-65, 67 Polyphony: distribution of, 12; types

of, 17-18 Popular music in oral tradition, 7 Pre-hterate cultures, music of. See

Primitive music

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