Folk song style and culture / by Alan Lomax ; with contributions by the cantometrics staff and with the editorial assistance of Edwin E. Erickson.

Author
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Washington, D.C. : American Association for the Advancement of Science, [1968]
  • ©1968
Description
xix, 363 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
  • Publication (American Association for the Advancement of Science) ; no. 88. [More in this series]
  • Publication / American Association for the Advancement of Science ; no. 88
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 339-347. "Folk song text sources": p. 349. "Film sources": p. 351-352.
Contents
  • The sylistic method
  • The cantometrics experiment
  • The cantometric coding book
  • The world song style map
  • Consensus on cantometric parameters. A. Consensus testing. B. The paralinguistic framework
  • Song as a measure of culture
  • Social solidarity
  • Self-assertion, sex role, and vocal rasp
  • Effects of infantile stimulation on musical behavior
  • Dance style and culture
  • Choreometric profiles
  • The choreometric coding book
  • Folk song texts as culture indicators
  • Cantometrics in retrospect
  • Appendix 1. Data systems and programming
  • Appendix 2. Statistical notes
  • Appendix 3. Summodal profiles for nine world song style regions.
LCCN
68021545
OCLC
224314
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