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At the heart of English folk

Folk Music Journal: Volume 7 Number 3

Volume 7 Number 3 (1997) contains the following pieces:



Ian A Olson, The Dreadful Death of the Bonny Earl of Murray: Clues from the Carpenter Song Collection 

Roy Judge, 'The Old English Morris Dance': Theatrical Morris 1801-1880 

W F H Nicolaisen, The Ballad and the Folklorist

Resources in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

C J Bearman The Lucy Broadwood Collection



G D Towner   Review of 'Dance Studies' Volume 19
E C Cawte Review of 'Longsword Dances from Traditional and Manuscript Sources'


Reviews — Books

Julia C Bishop The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection Volume 5 (Patrick Shuldham-Shaw and Adam MacNaughton)
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection Volume 6 (Patrick Shuldham-Shaw and Elaine Petrie)
Michael Heaney Masculinity in the Morris (C P Clarke)
Stuart Eydmann   The Democratic Muse (Ailie Munro)
A E Green Morning Dew and Roses (Barre Toelken)
Fred McCormick A Harvest Saved (Nicholas Carolan)
Georgina Boyes The Anglo-American Ballad (Dianne Dugaw)
James Porter Music, Culture and Experience (John Blacking)
Steve Roud Motif Index of the Child Corpus (Natascha Würzbach and Simone M Salz)
Isabelle Peere Breton Ballads (Mary-Ann Constantine)


Reviews — Sound Recordings

Eddie Upton When the May is All in Bloom: Traditional Singing from the South East of England (John Howson)
The Fly be on the Turmut: The Songs of a Somerset Man (George Withers)
Sweet Sussex: Folk Songs from the Broadwood Collections [book] (Lewis Jones)
Keith Chandler   Doug and Jack Wallin: Family Songs and Stories from the North Carolina Mountains



Malcolm Taylor Margaret Dean-Smith 1899-1997
Anne Dhu McLucas   Samuel Preston Bayard 1908-1997
Lindy Cheyne Peter Andrew Hall 1936-1996


Cover illustration: Margaret Dean Smith, c 1935.

Editor: Michael Heaney


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