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Published: 13 January 2011

160 Pages | 9 halftones, 8 musical examples

4-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780195395020

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Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Mark Slobin

Very Short Introductions

  • An introduction to folk music from a global perspective
  • Includes a detail look at three poignant songs from widely separated regions--northern Afghanistan, Jewish Eastern Europe, and the Anglo-American world
  • Includes musical notation and lyrics of songs
  • Describes the efforts of scholars worldwide