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2. Close-up: songs, strums, and ceremonies

2. Close-up: songs, strums, and ceremonies  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0002
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9780195395020
‘Close-ups: songs, strums, and ceremonies’ uses examples to summarize folk music's structure, style and meaning. Both the Afghan falak and Yiddish song of longing both use four line stanzas ... More
4. Collecting and circulating

4. Collecting and circulating  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0004
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‘Collecting and circulating’ outlines the effects that the recording, collection and cuirculation of folk music had on the genre. Cultures reacted differently to the recording of their ... More
6. Folk music today and tomorrow

6. Folk music today and tomorrow  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0006
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‘Folk music today and tomorrow’ outlines a potential framework for the future of folk music. Folk music operates on a number of circuits, both local and global. This has given rise to a ... More
3. Intellectual intervention

3. Intellectual intervention  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0003
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‘Intellectual Intervention’ explores the reasons why intellectuals and governments get involved with folk music. Modernization radically changed society in Europe and America, leading to a ... More
5. Internal upsurge: movements and stars

5. Internal upsurge: movements and stars  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0005
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9780195395020
‘Internal upsurge: movements and stars’ describes the formation of folk music movements and the birth of folk music stars. Folk music can organize into and around collective movements, for ... More
1. Overview: sound and setting

1. Overview: sound and setting  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0001
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9780195395020
‘Overview: sounds and settings’ attempts to place folk music in a broad social context. There is no fixed definition of folk music. Indeed, even the International Folk Music Council have ... More

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