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208 INDEX
Amish, 195
x\ntiphonal technique. See Responso-rial technique
Arabic music, 113-14
Arapaho Indian music: scales of, 25; style of, 150-53; example of, 161; song texts in, 164-65
Arbeau, Thoinot, 103
Areas, music. See Musical areas
Argentina, folk music of, 190
Art music: function of, 11, 12; com­position of, 12; related to folk music, 35, 106; influence on German folk music of, 70
Asia, Northern: scales in, 41
Athabascan Indian music, 158-59
Aulos, 93
Authenticity, 8-9
Autos, 194
Aztecs, 163-64
British folk music. See English folk
music; Ballads, English Broadside ballads, 58-59 Bronson, Bertrand H., 57 Bulgarian folk music: singing style in,
24; rhythm in, 82-83, 84; examples
of, 83; melody in, 91-92 Byliny, 87-88
Calendric songs: in Europe, 47-48; of Basques, 110
California Indian music, 157
Call-and-response patterns. See Re-sponsorial technique
Calypso, 175-76
"Cambric Shirt" (song), 56
Candombe, 112, 174
Candomble, 173
Came hondo, 115-16, 190
Caribbean area, Negro music of, 172-73
Cattle, role of in Watusi music, 121
Caucasian folk music, 96-98
Chansons de geste, 87
Cheremis folk music: sequence in, 77-78; example of, 78
Chewa: language of, 123; musical ex­ample of, 123
Cheyenne Indian music, 152
Child ballads, 54-58
Child, Francis James, 54
Children's songs: age of, 41; example Of, 41; in Germany, 71; of U.S. Ne­groes, 185-86
Chinese music, 13
Christmas songs, Rumanian, 82-83
Chopi, 6
Chunchus and Quollas Dance, 191
Cifra, 190
Cities, folk music in, 197-200
Cleveland, Ohio, 197
Communal re-creation, 3, 4, 6
Composition: process of, 3-4, 152; in nonliterate cultures, 4-5
Contour, melodic. See Melody
Copla, 113-14
Corrido, 192
Corsican folk music: work songs in, 48; example of, 49
Crwth, 63-64
Cultivated music. See Art music
Bagpipes: in Eastern Europe, 93; illus­tration of, 95; in France, 105
Bahutu music, 120
Balkans: rhythmic types in, 82
Ballads, English: as a genre, 54-59; tunes of, 57; related to ballads in other countries, 57-58
Ballads: in Europe, 47; etymology of, 56; meter of, 60; in Germany, 70-71; in Spain, 115. See also Ballads, Eng­lish
Ballanta-Taylor, 128
Banjo, 180
Bantu languages, 122
"Barbara Allen" (song), 37
Bartok, Bela, 13, 28, 29, 77, 84
Bashi, instruments of, 142
Basket rattles: illustration of, 181
Basongye, instruments of, 141-42
Basques, folk music of, 109-12
"Blue note," 185
Blues, 183-85
Bolivia, folk music of, 190-91
Bow, musical: in Africa, 124-25, 133; illustration of, 143; in North Ameri­can Indian music, 156
Bra?2le, 102-3
Brazil: Negro music in, 172-73, 175; folk music of, 191







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