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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, 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
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:18360
Deposited By: Ms Yvette Staelens
Deposited On:31 Jul 2011 13:45
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 13:39


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