The musical ear : oral tradition in the USA /

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Author / Creator: McLucas, Anne Dhu, 1941-2012.
Format: Book
Imprint: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2010]
Series:SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music.
Summary:This work provides a look at the role played by music that is passed on aurally without the use of notation in the folk, popular and art musics of North America. McLucas argues that without the underlying oral repertoire of folk music, many musical styles would not possess their distinctive rhythmic and melodic content.
Physical Description:205 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.