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RS-10175-78

Norman Cazden
Unknown institution

Music of the Catskills

To complete a book manuscript devoted to the ballads and songs comprising the Camp Woodland Collection of Folk Music of the Catskill Mountains (collected 1941-58). Book assembles traditional song lore of a region, discusses process by which this lore was collected, and emphasizes the musical aspects, as well as the text sources of this lore. A detailed musical analysis and comparison is made for each tune so that each may be traced in other song and ballad versions, with the same or different texts.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Program:
State and Local and Regional Studies

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1978 – 8/31/1978