The Music of the Folk Songs of North Carolina
The Music of the Folk Songs of North Carolina

The Music of the Folk Songs of North Carolina

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Schinhan, Jan Philip. The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore: Vol. 5, The Music of the Folk Songs. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1962. First Edition. [7048]

Former library book, the only indicators being a date due slip and labels on the front end papers (spine is clean), binding very good, text is clean. Clippings from the dust jacket taped inside the front cover. Very good. Hardcover.

"Edited by Professor Han Philip Schinhan, this volume contains the melodies to the folk song texts presented in Volume III of the North Carolina Folklore series. Besides 557 songs and their variations covering all the classifications given in Volume III there are 66 children's game songs and 128 additional songs not contained in that volume. These songs cover a variety of types: Drinking songs, Negro songs, love songs, hunting songs, chanties, religious songs, and such, dating from the First World War." - publisher.