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2 IO INDEX
"Girls of Newfoundland" (song), 60,
61 "Golden Vanity" (song), 57 Gourd rattle, illustration of, 155 Great Basin Indians, music of, 158 Greek folk music, 91-92 Gregorian chant, 34, 38 Guianas, Negro music of, 172-73 Gurian folk music, example of, 97 Gurvin, Olav, 29 Guslars, 47 Gusle, 88
"Gypsy Laddie" (song),55 Gypsy music, 77
Instruments (Cont.)
Europe, 93-96; in Italy, 108-9; in Basque folk music, 111; in Africa, 135-45; in North American Indian cultures, 152-56; in New World Ne­gro music, 176-80; in U.S. Negro music, 182; in American folk music, 203. See also names of individual in­struments
Intervals: in traditional music, 22-23; in Eastern Europe, 91; in African music, 128-29
Irish folk music: example of, 36; dis­cussed, 63
Iroquois Indian music: discussed, 161; example of, 162
Isorhythmic structure, 81-82
Italian folk music: survey of, 106-9; example of, 107
Haiti: music of, 172-73; cults in, 173-
74 Harding fiddle, 67 Heptatonic scales: analyzed, 22; in
English folk music, 62 Herzog, George, 123-24, 157 Heterometric structure, 85 Hexatonic scales: analyzed, 22; in
English folk music, 62 Hey, 50 Hiawatha, 87 Hillbilly style, 200 Historical aspects of traditional music,
9-10 Hocket, 140 Homer, 88
Horn, illustration of, 141 "Hot" rhythm, 130-31 Humorous folk songs, 50 Hungarian folk music: example of, 17;
singing styles of, 62; sequence in,
77-78; rhythm of, 81 Hurdy-gurdy: illustration of, 104; his­tory of, 105 Hymn tunes, 59, 64, 184, 195-96
Ibo, 123
Iceland, polyphony in, 66
Idiophones in Africa, 139
Improvisation: in traditional music, 5-6; in Basque folk music, 110; in African music, 125-27
Indonesia, 5-6
Instruments: history of, 50; in Euro­pean folk music, 50-51; in Eastern
Jabo: language of, 122; music of, 124
Jackson, George Pullen, 183
Jazz, 202-3
Jewish folk music in Europe, 74
Jew's harp, 109
"Joe Hill" (song), 199
J ota, 115
Kalevala, 87
Khoi-San languages, 122
Klephtic songs, 92
Kodaly, Zoltan, 77
Kunst, Jaap, 28
Kurath, Gertrude, 49-50
Kuyu music, example of, 126
Labor movement, folk music of, 199 "Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight"
(song), 42, 57 Lappish folk music, 48 "Lass of Loch Royal" (song), 60 Launeddas, 108, 109 Lead Belly, 184-85 Liszt, Franz, 13 Lithuanian folk music: polyphony in,
99; example of, 100 Lomax, Alan, 42-43, 202 Lomax, John, 184 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 87







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