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At the heart of English folk

Folk Music Journal: Volume 7 Number 4

Volume 7 Number 4 (1998) is a special issue on the James Madison Carpenter Collection. It contains the following pieces:

 

The James Madison Carpenter Collection

Alan Jabbour Introduction
Julia C Bishop   Note on Referencing the James Madison Carpenter Collection

Articles

Julia C Bishop, 'Dr Carpenter from the Harvard College in America': An Introduction to James Madison Carpenter and his Collection



Ian A Olson, Scottish Song in the James Madison Carpenter Collection



David Atkinson, The Child Ballads from England and Wales in the James Madison Carpenter Collection



Julia C Bishop, The Tunes of the English and Scottish Ballads in the James Madison Carpenter Collection



Robert Young Walser, 'Here We Come Home In a Leaky Ship!': The Shanty Collection of James Madison Carpenter



Steve Roud and Paul Smith, James Madison Carpenter and the Mummers' Play

Correspondence

Julian Pilling, Michael Heaney   Review of 'Masculinity in the Morris'

Reviews — Books

E C Cawte Sword Dancing in Europe (Chas McDevitt)
Vic Gammon Ballads into Books: The Legacies of Francis James Child (Tom Cheesman and Sigrid Rieuwerts)
Steve Gardham The Outlaw Legend: A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia (Graham Seal)
Stephen Knights Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (Thomas Percy)
Cerddoriaeth Draddodiadol yng Nghymru: Llyfryddiaeth: Bibliography: Traditional Music in Wales (Wyn Thomas)
Mary-Anne Constantine   English Folk-Song: An Introductory Bibliography (David Atkinson)

Reviews — Sound Recordings

Mike Yates The Alan Lomax Collection (Alan Lomax)
Last Cavalier: The Life and Times of John A Lomax, 1867-1948 (Nolan Porterfield)
Paul Burgess A Century of Song: A Celebration of Traditional Singers Since 1898 (Derek Schofield and Malcolm Taylor)
Keith Chandler   Melodeon Players from East Anglia: 'The Pigeon on the Gate': Field Recordings Made 1959-1997 (John Howson)
David Ward Brightest and Best: Village Carols from Beeston in Nottinghamshire (Ian Russell)
Come Sing for the Season: Village Carols from Coal Aston in Derbyshire (Ian Russell)

Obituary

John Shaw   John Lorne Campbell 1906-1996

Cover illustration: James Madison Carpenter (Courtesy of the James Madison Carpenter Collection, Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress).

Editor: Michael Heaney

National Youth Folk Ensemble

National Youth Folk Ensemble

 

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