English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

By: Campbell, Olive Dame and Cecil J. Sharp

Price: $400.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Deep blue cloth with gilt titles. Very light, general wear and aging. Square and securely bound. A very attractive, close to near fine copy. ; Map, Musical Notation; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 341 pages; Early and extremely important collection of English folk songs, stilll extant (1917) in the Southern Appalachians, collected mainly in North Carolina and Virginia. Olive Dame Campbell, who married John Campbell, founder of the famous Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina, was one of the sources for the main character in the movie, Songcatcher, the other being Dorothy Scarborough. Cecil Sharp was an English musical scholar. They searched out English folk songs in the Laurel Country northwest of Asheville, and in areas around Charlottesville, Virginia.

Title: English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

Author Name: Campbell, Olive Dame and Cecil J. Sharp

Categories: Music,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons / the Knickerbocker Press: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 13057

Keywords: Music Folk Music Country Music Appalachians English Folk Songs North Carolina Virginia Roots Music