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Pentatonic scales {Com.) ropean folk music, 39, 40, 92; in English folk songs, 61-62
Peru, folk music of, 190-91
Peyote music, 20-21, 150-51, 166
Peyote songs, texts of, 165
Pibroch,93
Pima Indian music, 152
Pitch, measurement of, 28
Plains Indians: music of, 153, 159-60; use of music by, 150-52
Polish folk music: melody in, 92; in­struments in, 93; example of, 198; in U.S.A., 198
Political use of folk music, 7, 199, 200
Polska (Swedish dance), 67
Polyphony: types of, 19-20, 133; in European folk music, 66, 96; in Ger­man folk music, 71-72; in Eastern Europe, 96-99; in Italian folk music, 107; in Africa, 132-35, 171; in Cen­tral Africa, 144-45
"Pretty Mohea" (song), 4
Professional folk singers, 199
Pueblo Indian music, 151, 153, 159-60
Pygmy music in Africa: example of, 129; style of, 140, 145
Rounds: in Eastern Europe, 99; in
African music, 133 Rumanian folk music: examples of, 44-
45, 83, 84; style of, 82; rhythm in, 85 Russian folk music: example of, 3f;
style of, 87-88; polyphony in, 96-99
Sachs, Curt, 51
Sansa: discussed, 137-38; illustration of, 138
Sardinian folk music, 109
Scales: in traditional music, 21-24; in European folk music, 37-41; dia­tonic, 38; in African music, 128. See also Modes; types of scales
Scandinavian folk music, 66-69
Schiorring, Nils, 69
Schubert, Franz, 13
Seeger, Charles, 28
Sequence, melodic, 77-80
Seven Saults dance, 64-65
Shawnee Indian music, 166
Shoshone Indian music, 21
Signalling: in Africa, 121-23; in Mexico, 163
Singing style: in traditional music, 24; in Europe, 42-44; in English folk music, 63; in Africa, 128-29; in Nav-aho music, 165; in U.S. Negro mu­sic, 186
Siriono music: discussed, 149; example of, 149
Slovak folk music: examples of, 36, 79; sequence in, 79-80; forms of, 86
South African music: examples of, 125, 134
South America: folk music of, 189-91; regional variation in, 189
South American Indian music, 13, 162-64
Spanish folk music: examples of, 44-45, 114; style of, 112-16; in U.S.A., 195
Square dancing, 202. See also Qua­drille
Stamping tubes, 178
Steel drums, 178
Strophic form, 34-37
Style, musical. See Musical style
Sun Dance, 150
Quadrille, 50, 106
Rattles, 156
Regional variation: in European folk music, 43-44; in African music, 144-45; in North American Indian mu­sic, 156-62
Religious dances, 64
Religious folk songs, 47, 183-84, 195-96
Responsorial technique: in African music, 125-26; in North American Indian music, 161; in New World Negro music, 171, 176; in U. S. Ne­gro music, 182-83
Rhythm: in traditional music, 20-21; in English folk music, 60-61; in Eastern Europe, 81-85; in Italian folk music, 108; in African music, 129-32; in Negro music of U.S.A., 182
Rime scheme, 37
"Rise," 157-58
Rites of passage, 48







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