English folk music on the margin - Cecil Sharp's gypsies.

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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Abstract

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
ISBN:9789899567146
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:Faculty of Science and Technology
ID Code:18360
Deposited By:Ms Yvette Staelens
Deposited On:31 Jul 2011 14:45
Last Modified:10 Sep 2014 15:52

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