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ERIC Number: ED395857
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Folk and Traditional Music in New York State.
Allen, Ray; Groce, Nancy, Ed.
New York Folklore, v14 n3-4 Sum-Fall 1988
This special journal issue is designed to draw attention to the varied musical traditions of cultural groups living in New York State. Recent research by folklorists and musicologists also is examined. Articles include: (1) "Introduction: Folk and Traditional Music in New York State" (Ray Allen; Nancy Groce); (2) "African-American Sacred Quartet Singing in New York City" (Ray Allen); (3) "The Anglo-American Fiddle Tradition in New York State" (Simon Bronner); (4) "Survival of Greek Folk Music in New York (Sotirios Chianis); (5) "Writing While They're Singing: A Conversation About Longhouse Social Dance Songs" (Michael Sam Cronk); (6) "Traditional Japanese Music in New York State" (Linda Fujie); (7) "Country Dancing in Central and Western New York State" (James Kimball); (8)"Music in New York City's Chinese Community" (Audrey R. Mazur); (9) "'Our Own Little Isle:' Irish Traditional Music in New York" (Rebbeca S. Miller); (10) "From Eastern Europe to East Broadway: Yiddish Music in Old World and New" (Henry Sapoznik); (11) "Italian Music in New York" (Michael Schlesinger); (12) "Puerto Rican Music in New York City" (Roberta Singer); (13) "'Rock the House:' The Aesthetic Dimensions of Rap Music in New York City" (Madeline Slovenz); (14) "Anglo-American Folksong Collecting and Singing Traditions in Rural New York State" (Vaughn Ramsey Ward); and (15) "'Haiti Cherie': Journey of an Immigrant Music in New York City" (Lois E. Wilcken). (NP)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Anthropology, Black Culture, Chinese Americans, Community Education, Community Resources, Cultural Activities, Cultural Maintenance, Ethnic Groups, Folk Culture, Greek Americans, Italian Americans, Japanese American Culture, Music, Music Education, Musicians, Puerto Rican Culture, Songs, Whites
New York Folklore Society, P.O. Box 130, Newfield, NY 14867 ($6).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York Folklore Society, Newfield.
Identifiers: Ethnomusicology; Folk Music; Haitian Culture; Irish Americans; Music Ensembles; Musical Performance; New York; Rap Music
Note: A special double issue on this theme.