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FOLK SONGS OF THE WORLD by Charles- Ed. Haywood

FOLK SONGS OF THE WORLD

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Publisher: John Day

An international hootenanny which features 180 songs from 125 countries, with melodies illustrated, English translations paralleling the song texts in the original languages, chord suggestions for instrumental accompaniment. America, Europe, Australia, Oceania, Central and South America, the entire Caribbean area, Africa and Asia with their new nations are all represented. The brief text makes cultural referrals, placing the music in the life of the country; it also describes the characteristics of the music itself.