Celtic Folk Music and Culture

Print Sources (Music & Text) in the Ted McGraw Collection

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 Title:  Folk ballads of the English-speaking world, The Viking book of
  Contributor:  Friedman, Albert B. (editor)
  Publisher:  Viking Press
  Place of Publication:  New York
  Date of Publication:  1972
  Original Date of Publ:  1956
  Publication Number:  SBN 670001368
  Number of Pages:  xxxv, 469 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8 in.
  Contents:  Ballads of the supernatural -- Religious ballads -- Romantic tragedies -- Love and sentiment -- Pastourelles -- Domestic tragedies -- Tabloid crime -- Criminals' goodnights -- Ballads of the Scottish border -- Historical ballads -- Accidents and disasters -- Outlaws, pirates, badmen, and heroes -- Songs of the forecastle and lumber shanty -- Cowboy and frontier ballads -- Humor (ADD NAMES OF INDIVIDUAL BALLADS LATER? 453 ballads total.)
  Notes:  Mostly texts only. A few ballads include musical notation for the melodies. Each ballad has a short introduction about its origins or themes. Includes a long introduction on the history and context of the ballad, plus a bibliography, and an index.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish, Scottish, American, British
  Subject - Time: 
  Subject - Topic:  Ballads
  Subject - Instrument: 
  Subject - Genre:  Song book