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206 WESTERN FOLK MUSIC IN THE AMERICAS
U.S., the series Folk Music of the United States issued by the Library of Congress is excellent. Especially to be mentioned among these are Folk Music from Wisconsin, AAFS L55; Songs of the Michigan Lumberjacks, AAFS L56; Anglo-Afnerican Songs and Ballads, AAFS L12, L14; Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners, AAFS L16; and Sacred Harp Sing­ing, AAFS Lll. Lectures on collecting by John Lomax appear on The Ballad Hunter, AAFS L49-53 (5 disks). Fine Canadian collections are Maritime Folk Songs from the Collection of Helen Creighton, Folkways FE 4307; Folk Music from Nova Scotia, Folkways P 1006 (also edited by Helen Creighton); and Songs of French Canada, Folkways FE 4482. Spanish-American material appears on Music of Peru, Folkways P 415 and Traditional Music of Peru, Folkways FE 4456, as well as Spanish and Mexican Folk Music of New Mexico, Folkways P 426. An excellent col­lection of non-English language songs from the U.S., with detailed notes, is Lithuanian Folk Songs in the United States, Folkways P 1009.







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