Staelens, Y., 2011. English folk music on the margin - Cecil Sharp's gypsies. In: Staelens, Y., ed. Sharing Cultures 2011. Greenlines Institute, pp. 247-253.
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Cecil Sharp is the only English or even British collector who can be compared with such European giants as Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly, compsers and collectors who undertook extnsive fieldwork documenting the folk music of indigenous cultures including many Romani gypsy singers and musicians. Cecil Sharp only occasionally referred to collecting from gypsy singers. This paper identifis and examines Sharp's encouters with the gypsy community revealing singers, recordings and photographs previously unidentified.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Number of Pages:||774|
|Additional Information:||2nd International Conference on Intangible Heritage. Tomar Portugal. 3-6 July 2011|
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Communication, Cultural and Media Studies|
Arts > Dance and Performing Arts
Arts > Music
|Group:||School of Applied Sciences > Centre for Archaeology, Anthropology and Heritage|
|Deposited By:||Ms Yvette Staelens|
|Deposited On:||31 Jul 2011 14:45|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 15:47|
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