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American folk masters

Steve Siporin

American folk masters

the National Heritage Fellows

by Steve Siporin

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Published by H.N. Abrams, Museum of International Folk Art in New York, Santa Fe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Folk artists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Ethnic arts -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-251) and index.

      StatementSteve Siporin ; color photography by Michel Monteaux.
      ContributionsMuseum of International Folk Art (N.M.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNX504 .S57 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1559480M
      ISBN 100810919176, 0810925052
      LC Control Number91040510

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      Conversely, folk song often shows the influence of formally composed music; this is particularly true of 17th- and 18th-century European folk song. The Sacred Harp, published inbecame American folk masters book of the most popular shape note hymnals. National and ethnic individuality can be seen in folk music, even in the case of songs transplanted from one country to another. Advertisement The movie starts with Elliott Joe Purdya faintly Brad Pitt-ish guitarist with a big, woolly beard, strumming his instument in a motel room and being ordered to shut up by somebody on the other side of the wall.


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