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Free download of artworks - Statens Museum for Kunst Approximately 25,000 images of artworks on our website are in the Public Domain and can be found via Search the Collection. The quality varies but we are working on replacing the older recordings with new high quality images. On this page we have compiled a selection of 160 images in extra high resolution, featuring some of the most prominent artworks in our collections. Scroll down to find them. The copyright on all of these artworks has expired because they were made by artists who passed away more than 70 years ago. Therefore they are in the Public Domain. The Ballad Index - Welcome (TOC) An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World. Version 3.8 • December 22, 2015 Quick Links: Song List * Online Index * Bibliography * Discography * What's New Welcome

The 111 Greatest Acts of the Anglo-American Folk Music Tradition keywords: folk music, folk musician, folk musicians, folksongs, folksong, folk songs, folk artists, folksinger, folk singer, folk singers, folksingers, folk guitarist, folk guitarists I have seen several lists of this type posted on the Internet by well-meaning but sometimes agenda-driven individuals, so I thought I would take a shot at this myself, consulting some hard data along the way. I have a long and continuing interest in folk music going back to the early 1960s, when my older sister started buying Peter, Paul & Mary albums. I now purchase related material for the library collection at the University where I work (see notes , including further links), and have recently opened a website featuring the lyrics of the fondly remembered topical and children's songs writer, .

Wolf Folklore Collection: Ozark Folksongs John Quincy Wolf began collecting Ozark ballads while an undergraduate at Arkansas (now Lyon) college. His first serious professional interest in Ozark folksongs dates from his attendance at the Old Settler's folk music festival at Blanchard Springs in 1941. He and his wife Bess began to seek out folksingers in the White River and surrounding areas, often placing advertisements in local newspapers for people who knew "old songs." Wolf recorded hundreds of Ozark folksingers between 1952 and 1963, including Almeda Riddle, Neal Morris, Oscar and Ollie Gilbert, and Jimmy Driftwood.

The International Jew's Harp Pages A VARIETY OF CD’s AND JEW’S HARPS Set up to inform you about the Dutch Jaw harp culture, this website soon will be transformed into a world-guide for the Jew's harp cultures. 5th International Festival 2006 will be held in The Netherlands Wisconsin Folksong Collection Wisconsin Folksong Collection The Wisconsin Folksong Collection, 1937-1946, represents materials from two collections housed in three discrete but closely related repositories. The Collection reflects and documents the state’s colorful pattern of immigration and occupational development during those years.

Great Anthology: The American Songbag Carl Sandburg often mixed poetry and folk music in his public performances, and his career as a collector and performer of American songs and ballads garnered him almost as much acclaim as his writings in his day. In The American Songbag, his collection of lyrics and tunes to 280 songs, he attempts to form "the song history of America." Included are the words and music to "Foggy, Foggy Dew," "John Henry," "Casey Jones," "Shenandoah (The Wide Mizzoura)," "Frankie and Johnny," "Ain't Goin' Study War No More," and Sandburg's personal favorite, "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum."

Melody Assistant The exhaustive list of Melody Assistant capabilities is too large to be described here in a few lines. Do not be mistaken by the unbelievably low price of this program: it is an extremely complete tool, the result of more than ten years of development. A wide range of music symbols will enable to edit scores of great quality, including tablatures and Gregorian notation. The James Madison Carpenter Collection Online Catalogue A searchable online catalogue of the James Madison Carpenter Collection,held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. The James Madison Carpenter Collection is a major collection of traditional song and drama, plus some items of traditional instrumental music, dance, custom, narrative and children's folklore, from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the USA, documented in the period 1927-55. The James Madison Carpenter Collection Online Catalogue, University of Sheffield, and the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, were jointly awarded the Brenda McCallum Prize (2003) of the American Folklore Society for their work on the Carpenter Collection. Catalogued and encoded by Julia C. Bishop, David Atkinson, Elaine Bradtke, Eddie Cass, Thomas A. McKean and Robert Young Walser.

The Child Ballads Index Sacred Texts Legends & Sagas England The ultimate Child ballad etext has yet to be constructed. This etext hence lacks the apparatus and, apparently, some of the variations of the original text, and has some lacunae and glitches. That said, this etext has been assembled from the best available resources on the Internet. This version was built using a Child corpus constructed by Cathy Lynn Preston at the University of Colorado ( You can also view page images of the 1860 version at the Making of America site at the University of Michigan [External site]: Title PagePrefaceList of the Principal Collections of English and Scottish Ballads and Songs1.

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