Anglo-American folksong scholarship since 1898 by D. K. Wilgus

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  • England


  • Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Folk music -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.,
  • Folk songs, English -- England -- History and criticism.,
  • Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Ethnomusicology.

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Statementby D.K. Wilgus.
LC ClassificationsML3553 .W48 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 466 p. ;
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3783343M
ISBN 100313226229
LC Control Number81023741

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