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Folk Song Style and Culture
by Alan Lomax
Song and dance style--viewed as nonverbal communications about culture--are here related to social structure and cultural history. Patterns of performance, theme, text and movement are analyzed in large samples of films an recordings from the whole range of human culture, according to the methods explained in this volume. Cantometrics, which means song as a measure of man, ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Transaction Publishers
(first published January 1st 1968)
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