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Folk songs mainly from West Virginia

John Harrington Cox

Folk songs mainly from West Virginia

by John Harrington Cox

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby John Harrington Cox.
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Open LibraryOL19919907M

Pete Seeger sang East Virginia in at the Oberlin Folk Music Club at Finney Chapel. This recording was included in on the Oberlin College Folk Music Club's anthology of live recordings from to , The Audience Pleased. Sandy Denny recorded East Virginia as a home demo in   In the years after his retirement, Gainer contributed the “Music” chapter to B. B. Maurer’s Mountain Heritage () and published two books, Witches, Ghosts and Signs () and Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills (). Patrick Gainer died on Febru , at age

  "East Virginia", like "The Cuckoo", is a perennial folk song with complex roots. Some of the verses can be traced back to 17th century England, others are "floating" ones, which can be found in other folk songs like "Man of constant sorrow" or "The Drowsy Sleepers". One of the earliest printed version comes from Cecil. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cox, John Harrington, Traditional ballads and folk-songs mainly from West Virginia. [N.p., American Folklore Society, ].

In the years that followed, Cox prepared an extensive body of additional folk songs for publication. These materials remained in manuscript until they were published in by the National Service Bureau in two mimeographed volumes: Traditional Ballads Mainly From West Virginia, and Folk-Songs Mainly From West Virginia. Cox died in Morgantown. Author of Folk-songs of the South, Folk-songs of the South, collected under the auspices of the West Virginia Folk-lore Society, Folk-Songs Mainly from West Virginia, Folk-songs of the South, collected under the auspices of the West Virginia Folf-lore Society, Traditional ballads and folk-songs mainly from West Virginia, Beowulf, Folk tales of East and West, Mrs. Annie Bush Cox.


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Folk Songs Mainly From West Virginia [John Harrington Cox] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ABOUT THE BOOK -- A page WPA publication, bound in soft paper. 35 songs with varations. Index. End Notes. Bibliography. ABOUT THE CONTENT -- Songs. WPA Folk Songs Mainly From West Virginia NSB Pub.

S ((American Folk-Song Publication)) [John Harrington Cox, George Herzog, Herbert Halpert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WPA Folk Songs Mainly From West Virginia NSB Pub. S ((American Folk-Song. First published in and long out of print, Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills is a major work of folklore poised to reach a new generation of readers.

Drawing upon Patrick Ward Gainer’s extensive ethnographic fieldwork around West Virginia, it contains dozens of significant folk songs, including not only the internationally famous “Child Ballads,” but such distinctively Folk songs mainly from West Virginia book Virginian 5/5(4).

First published in and long out of print, Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills is a major work of folklore poised to reach a new generation of readers. Drawing upon Patrick Ward Gainers extensive ethnographic fieldwork around West Virginia, it contains dozens of significant folk songs, including not only the internationally famous Child Ballads, but such/5.

By he had published Folk-Songs of the South, the first major collection of American folk songs by an American editor, and he continued to collect folk songs for archiving, publishing Traditional Ballads Mainly From West Virginia and Folk-Songs Mainly From West Virginia in He died in Morgantown, West : Paperback.

First published in and long out of print, Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills is a major work of folklore poised to reach a new generation of readers.

Drawing upon Patrick Ward Gainer’s extensive ethnographic fieldwork around West Virginia, it contains dozens of significant folk songs, including not only the internationally famous “Child Ballads,” but such distinctively West Virginian songs as “The. Recorded at the West Virginia State Folk Festival, Glenville, West Virginia, J (8 minutes; LWO reel 3A) Blanton Owen Duplication Project (AFC /) Three inch tapes of instrumentals and songs recorded in Virginia and West Virginia primarily by Blanton and Malcolm Owen, June 29 Septem This book went far to bring traditional regional folklore and folk music to the attention of the general public, as well as scholars.

The collecting work of 22 folklore society correspondents is reflected in the volume. Cox’s publication, Traditional Ballads, Mainly from West Virginia, built on the earlier book.

> Folk Music > Books > Sabine Baring-Gould: Songs of the West. Songs of the West. Sabine Baring-Gould, H. Fleetwood Sheppard, Songs of the West Folk Songs of Devon and Cornwall Collected from the Mouth of the People London: Methuen, 5 th edition,Kissinger Legacy Reprints, ISBNSee also the website Songs of the.

Mainly Norfolk: English Folk and Other Good Music > Folk Music > Songs and Tunes. Index of Songs and Tunes. This (and the similar Index of Child Ballads and Index of Laws Ballads) is a quite crude song list that is automagically generated from the title lines in the song pages.

But at least you can search in it for whatever you need. By he had published Folk-Songs of the South, the first major collection of American folk songs by an American editor, and he continued to collect folk songs for archiving, publishing Traditional Ballads Mainly From West Virginia and Folk-Songs Mainly From West Virginia in He died in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Excellent set of ballads and songs collected in the 60's by folklore student Michael Bush in the Gilmer county area of central West Virginia. Rare to find because these were self-published in a time when that was not commonly done. Hand-written pages are neatly printed and very readable.5/5(1).

Ballads, Folk Songs & Folk Tales from West Virginia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Folk-Songs of the South.

Collected Under the Auspices of the West Virginia Folk-Lore Society is a collection of ballads and folk-songs from West Virginia. First published inthis resource includes narrative and lyric songs that were transmitted orally, as well as popular songs from print sources.

First published in and long out of print, Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills is a major work of folklore poised to reach a new generation of readers. Drawing upon Patrick Ward Gainer’s extensive ethnographic fieldwork around West Virginia, it contains dozens of significant folk songs, including not only the internationally famous “Child Ballads,” but such distinctively West.

Folk-Songs Mainly from West Virginia (with John Harrington Cox and George Herzog) The Talking Turtle and Other Ozark Folk Tales (illustrated by Glen Rounds) Christmas Mumming in Newfoundland; Essays in Anthropology, Folklore, and History (a Born: AugNew York, United States.

By he had published Folk-Songs of the South, the first major collection of American folk songs by an American editor, and he continued to collect folk songs for archiving, publishing Traditional Ballads Mainly From West Virginia and Folk-Songs Mainly From West Virginia in He died in Morgantown, West : West Virginia University Press.

Folklorist Patrick Ward Gainer (Aug Febru ) was a musician, educator, major collector of West Virginia folklore, long-time president of the West Virginia Folklore Society, and founder of the West Virginia State Folk Festival at Glenville.

Starting inGainer searched the hills and hollows of West Virginia, recording the folk songs and lore of the state’s people.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sounding Appalachia: Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills by Patrick W. GAINER (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Folk music in West Virginia covers a wide range of styles and instrumentation.

At West Virginia University’s West Virginia and Regional History Collection, field recordings show that folk musicians played accordion, banjo, drum, fiddle, fife, guitar, hammered dulcimer, dulcimer, harmonica, jew’s harp, mandolin, organ, piano, and saxophone.

There was also a rich oral ballad tradition. Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills Patrick Ward Gainer Foreword by Emily Hilliard.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Folk songs mainly from West Virginia. New York: Da Capo Press,[©] (OCoLC) Document Type.Get this from a library!

Traditional ballads and folk-songs, mainly from West Virginia. [John Harrington Cox;].