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Collecting Music in the Aran Islands: A Century of History and Practice

Collecting Music in the Aran Islands: A Century of History and Practice

In presenting four substantial, historically valuable collections from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this book illustrates how understanding the motivations and training (or lack thereof) of individual music collectors significantly informs how we should approach their work and contextualize their place in the folk music canon.

Deirdre Ní Chonghaile

  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • 9780299332402
  • 352 pages
  • €83.00
  • Hardback
  • United States
  • Folklore, myths & legends

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