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  • ISBN: 9780208024671
  • ISBN10: 0208024670

American Folk Songs for Christmas

by Seeger, Ruth Crawford

  • List Price: $16.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Linnet Books
  • Publish date: 08/01/1999
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The fifty-five songs and one fiddle tune in this collection are part of our heritage. They are the folk songs, the ballads that sprang from a need of people both black and white to express the spirit of old Christmas.

Ruth Crawford Seeger, a distinguished musician and noted music educator, transcribed thirteen of the songs from traditional recordings in the Library of Congress. The others come from folklore journals and collections, shape-note books, and, of course, from singers themselves. Mrs. Seeger purposely kept the arrangements of these tunes simple, so that everyone can enjoy playing and singing them.

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