The Child Ballads
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Francis James Child collected texts, Bertrand H. Bronson collected the tunes
British Isles - American NE
How did folk music in the U.S. grow/come to be
Ballad: narrative poem in short stanz
Music & Letters, Vol. 88 No. 2, The Author (2007). Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.
doi:10.1093/ml/gcm006, available online at www.ml.oxfordjournals.org
NARRATIVE THEORY AS AN ANALYTICAL TOOL
IN THE STUDY OF POPULAR MUSIC TEXTS
S t a r W a r s , Music,
"Origin is the ideology of regression."
Theodor W. Adorno
Frames and Fanfares: The Lost Plenitude of Origin
"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ."
Each film of the Star Wars series begins ostensibly
CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature 33.1 (July 2014): 3759
HOKLO HIP-HOP: RESIGNIFYING RAP AS
LOCAL NARRATIVE TRADITION IN TAIWAN
Massachusetts Institute of Technology1
Since Hoklo-language rap music first emerged