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INDEX 2 13
Surinam Negroes, music of, 174 Swedish folk music: example of, 67;
dulcimer in, 69 "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" (song),
183,184 Swiss folk music, 73-74 Syncretism: in North American Indian
music, 166; in New World Negro
music, 173, 180
United States: Negro music in, 180-86;
ethnic groups in, 194-200. See also
American folk music Uruguay, Negroes of, 174. See also
Candombe
Variants: in oral tradition, 3-4; ex­amples of, 44-45; identification of, 45-46; in English folk music, 56-57
Variation in African music, 126
Vega, Carlos, 192
Vodoun cults, 173
Voyageurs, folk music of, 196
Talent, musical, 172
Tallharpay 64
Tarantella, 109
Tempo, 20
Tempo giusto, 62-63, 71
Tepohatzli, 163
Tetratonic scales, 22
Texts: in European folk music, 34-35, 37; in English folk song, 54-59; in Czech folk songs, 81; in Kalevala, 87; in Yugoslav epics, 88-89; in African music, 122-24; in North American Indian music, 164-65; in American folk music, 199
Tlapitzalli, 163
Tone languages, 121-23
Tornada, 192
Traditional music. See Folk music
Transcription: in ethnomusicology, 27-31; automatic, 28-30
Transposition. See Sequence
Triads in German folk music, 71
Tribbiera, 48
Tritonic scales, 22, 41
Tromba marina, 96
Trough zither, 142
Tuning of African instruments, 142
"Twelve Days of Christmas" (song), 50
"Two Sisters" (song), 56
"Wandering melodies," 7, 44-46. See also Variants
Watusi music: cultural context of, 120-21; drumming in, 131-32; ex­ample of, 132
Welsh folk music, 63
West Africa, rhythm in, 131-32
"White" spirituals, 182-83
Wiora, Walter, 33
Work songs: in African music, 121; in U.S. Negro music, 186
Xylophone, African: discussed, 121, 13.5-37; music of, 124; illustrated, 136. See also Marimba
Yiddish language, 74
Yodeling: in the Alps, 73; in Africa, 145
Yoruba drumming, 131, 140
Yugoslav folk music: style of, 29; epics in, 88; example of, 90; polyph­ony in, 99. See also Epics
Yuman Indian music, 52, 157
Ukrainian folk music: epics in, 88; polyphony in, 96-98; example of, 98
Zortziko, 111







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