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At the heart of English folk

Folk Music Journal: Volume 7 Number 2

Volume 7 Number 2 (1996) contains the following pieces:



Tina Karina Ramnarine, Folk Music Education: Initiatives in Finland

Roy Palmer, Veritable Dunghills: Professor Child and the Ballad

John Forrest, The Structure and Notation of Traditional Dance Music: A New Mexican Example

Neville T McKay, A History of the Office of Piper to the Sovereign

Resources in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

Malcolm Taylor   Introduction
Elaine Bradtke The H Hurlbutt Albino Folk Music Collection



John Jenner   Dick Hewitt Obituary


Reviews — Books

Donald R Hill Carnival, Canboulay and Calypso: Traditions in the Making (John Cowley)
E C Cawte Longsword Dances from Traditional and Manuscript Sources: As Collated and Notated by Ivor Allsop (Anthony G Barrand)
An Introductory Bibliography on Morris Dancing (Mike Heaney)
Peggy Duesenberry   The Scottish Fiddle Music Index (Charles Gore)
Ian Russell The Sound of the Dove: Singing in Appalachian Primitive Baptist Churches (Beverly Bush Patterson)
Roy Judge The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (Ronald Hutton)
Kevin Dawe May It Fill Your Soul: Experiencing Bulgarian Music (Timothy Rice)
Gerald Porter The Shocking Ballad Picture Show: German Popular Literature and Cultural History (Tom Cheesman)
David Oliver English Traditional Dancing in the National Curriculum (Key Stage 2) (Wendy Crouch)
Plough Monday to Hocktide: An Educational Resource Pack for the Spring Term on British Traditions (Doc Rowe and Carolyn Robson)
Hazel Fairbairn Music from the Heart: Compositions of a Folk Fiddler (Colin Quigley)
Sigrid Rieuwerts Images, Identities and Ideologies: Papers from the 22nd International Ballad Conference (John M Kirk and Colin Neilands)
Peter Golding The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America (Burton W Peretti)
Keep Cool: The Black Activists Who Built the Jazz Age (Ted Vincent)
Bridget Edwards The Walking Polka: A Collection of Sets (Eileen O'Doherty)
Pete Shutler 'They Haven't Got Me Yet!' A Life History of Peter Dashwood (Peter and Janet Dashwood)
Alan Ward Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra: Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border (Terry Moylan)
Dennis Howitt That Half-Barbaric Twang: The Banjo in American Popular Culture (Karen Linn)
Niall MacKinnon Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place (Martin Stokes)
Josephine L Miller Between the Jigs and the Reels (Caoimhin Mac Aoidh)


Reviews — Periodical

Chris Metherell   Dance Studies Volume 19


Reviews — Sound Recordings

Peter Hall Jane Turriff: Singin Is Ma Life
Put Another Log on the Fire: Songs and Tunes from a Scots Traveller (Duncan Williamson)
Tina Karina Ramnarinet   Låtar från Orsa och Älvdalen
Munspel & Handklaver
Anthony G Barrand On This Delightful Morn: Village Carols from Foolow in the Peak District (Ian and Norma Russell)
A Festival of Village Carols (Ian Russell)
Stuart Eydmann Sonneurs de Violon Traditionnels en Bretagne [et al]
Warwick Edwards Musica de Taraf Lautarii din Clejani [et al]
Colin Ross Joe Hutton: Northumbrian Piper
Reg Hall Ireland's Whistling Ambassador: Micho Russell
From Donegal and Back! Songs, Ballads and Whistle Tunes from Packie Byrne



Pat MacKenzie and Jim Carroll Walter Pardon 1914-1996
Roger D Abrahams Kenneth Goldstein 1927-1995
Graham Dixon Joe Hutton 1923-1995
Madeau Stewart and Craig Fees   Marie Slocombe 1912-1995
Margaret Bennett Alan Bruford 1937-1994
I Sheldon Posen Edith Fowke 1913-1996


Cover illustration: Walter Pardon, Cecil Sharp House, London, 1980. Photograph by Doc Rowe.

Editor: Julia C Bishop


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