International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Journal of the International Folk Music Council. Vol. 15 (1963)

General Editor:  Laurence Picken

Table of Contents

  • Erratum: Musical Terms in a Chinese Dictionary of the First Century

Obituaries

  • ‘László Lajtha. 1892-1963’ by Maud Karpeles
  • ‘Carlos Lavín’ by Manuel Dannemann R.
  • ‘Štefan Tóth’ by Oskár Elschek
  • ‘Louise Hanson Dyer’ by Imogen Holst

Articles

  • ‘The Formation of Folk Modal Systems’ by Victor Belaiev
  • ‘North American Indian Music in Transition. A Study of Songs with English Words as an Index of Acculturation’ by Willard Rhodes
  • ‘Survivals of Pre-Hispanic Music in New Mexico’ by Henrietta Yurchenco
  • ‘Über die Totenklage im deutschen Sprachraum’ by Wolfgang Suppan
  • ‘Wichtige archaische Funde in den Alpen’ by Valens Vodušek
  • ‘Bohemian Folk Music: Traditional and Contemporary Aspects’ by Jaroslav Markl and Vladimír Karbusický
  • ‘Gustav Mahler und das Volkslied seiner Heimat’ by Ernst Klusen
  • ‘Zur Vokalmusik der südalbanischen Çamen’ by Doris Stockmann
  • ‘Two Styles of Vocal Music in the Zlatibor Region of West Serbia’ by Radmila Petrović
  • ‘Part-Singing in Bulgarian Folk Music’ by Nikolay Kaufman
  • ‘Der mehrstimmige Volksgesang in der Slowakei’ by Alica Elscheková
  • ‘Der heutige Stand der ungarischen Volkstanzforschung’ by Ernő Pesovár
  • ‘Jewish Dances of Eastern and Central Europe’ by Dvora Lapson
  • ‘Contributions nouvelles a l'étude de la danse des sept sauts’ by Roger Pinon
  • ‘Sword Dances and Their Parallels in the ČSSR’ by Hannah Laudová
  • ‘La Tradition et l'esprit novateur dans la danse populaire’ by Raina Katzarova
  • ‘Instrumental and Vocal Performance of Dance Music in the Horňácko District of South-East Moravia’ by Dušan Holý
  • ‘Czech Bagpipe Music’ by Jaroslav Markl
  • ‘Über den vokalen und instrumentalen vortrag der ungarischen Volksweisen’ by Lajos Kiss
  • ‘The Griots of Senegal and Their Instruments’ by Tolia Nikiprowetzky
  • ‘The Dvotelnik, a Macedonian Folk Instrument’ by Vasil Hadžimanov

Reviews

Collections

  • Georgian (Adjarian) Folk Songs by Vladimir Akhobadze. Review by Erich Stockmann
  • Iepersch Oud-Liedboek by Albert Blyau; Marcellus Tasseel. Review by Arnold A. Bake
  • 200 Cîntece şi Doine by G. Ciobanu; V. D. Nicolescu. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Maritime Folk Songs by Helen Creighton. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • More Traditional Ballads of Virginia by Arthur Kyle Davis,. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
  • Ancient Ballads Traditionally Sung in New England by Helen Hartness Flanders. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
  • Cancionero Popular de Extremadura, Vol. I by Bonifacio Gil García. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Nineteen European Folk Songs by Imogen Holst. Review by Solon Michaelides
  • Magyar népdaltipusok, I, II by Pál Járdányi; Népies dalok by György Kerényi. Review by J. S. Weissmann
  • Lidová píseń v československém rozhlase (Folksong in Czechoslovak Broadcasting) by V. Klusák. Review by E. V. de Bray
  • La Canción Mexicana by Vincente T. Mendoza. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Doze Canções da Lunda by Hermínio do Nascimento. Review by D. K. Rycroft
  • Haramani, Vol. 5 by Moh. Abdul Hay; Moh. Mansooruddin. Review by Arnold A. Bake
  • Folklore Tachirense by L. F. Ramon; L. F. Rivera; Isabel Aretz. Review by Roger Pinon
  • Deutsche Volkslieder aus Hohenlohe mit ihren Weisen by Konrad Scheierling. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Russkaya Narodnaya Balalaika (The Russian Folk Balalaika) by F. Sokolov. Review by E. V. de Bray
  • Deutsche Volkslieder demokratischen Charakters aus sechs Jahrhunderten, Vol. II by Wolfgang Steinitz. Review by Erik Dal

Books on Music

  • Ocherki po istorii muzyki narodov SSSR. Vypusk 1. Muzykal'naia kul'tura Kirgizii, Kazakhstana, Turkmenii, Tadzhikistana i Uzbekistana (Studies of the History of the Music of the Peoples of the USSR. Part I. The Musical Culture of Kirgizia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenia, Tadzhikistan and Uzbekistan) by Viktor Mikhailovich Beliaev. Review by Barbara Krader
  • The Music of Central Africa, an Ethnomusicological Study by Rose Brandel. Review by Klaus P. Wachsmann
  • A Selection of English Carols by Richard Leighton Greene. Review by Margaret Dean-Smith
  • Tune by Imogen Holst. Review by Bence Szabolcsi
  • Yoruba Sacred Music from Ekiti by Anthony King. Review by Rose Brandel
  • The Critics and the Ballad by MacEdward Leach; Tristram P. Coffin. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
  • The Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Gruzinskie gorodskie narodnye pesni by A. Mšvelídze. Review by Erich Stockmann
  • The Wellsprings of Music by Curt Sachs. Review by Paul Collaer
  • Czech and Slovak Folk Song, Music and Dance (Report of the Society of Ethnography of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and the Slovak Society of Ethnography of the Slovak Academy of Sciences) by Karel Vetterl
  • Voprosy razvitiya natsional'nykh muzykal'nykh kul'tur v SSSR by V. Vinogradov. Review by Gerald Seaman
  • Die vier Weltalter der Musik by Walter Wiora. Review by Paul Collaer
  • Muzički folklor, I. Uvodne teme i tonske osnove (Folk Music, I. Introductory Subjects and Scales) by Vinko Žganec. Review by Barbara Krader

Dances, Games and Rhymes

  • Les Comptines de langue française by Jean Baucomont; Frank Guibat; Tante Lucile; Roger Pinon; Philippe Soupault. Review by Christina Hole
  • Dansons la France. Volume II by Monique Decitre. Review by Roger Pinon
  • Klare, klare Seide-Überlieferte Kindertänze aus dem deutschen Sprachraum by Felix Hoerburger; Helmut Segler. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Ukrainian Folk Dance; A Symposium, No. 1 by Bohdan Klimash. Review by Richard L. Castner
  • Dunántuli dallamok és Táncok I by László Lajtha. Review by J. S. Weissmann
  • Dances of the Jewish People by Dvora Lapson; Jewish Dances the Year Round by Dvora Lapson; Folk Dances for Jewish Festivals by Dvora Lapson. Review by Richard L. Castner
  • Lokdharmi-Natyaparamapara (A Survey of Folk Dance-Drama) by Dr. Shyamparamar. Review by Arnold A. Bake
  • Danses populaires de Wallonie by Rose Thisse-Derouette. Review by Felix Hoerburger

Bibliographies

  • A Bibliography of Folklore as Contained in the First Eighty Years of the Publications of the Folklore Society by Wilfrid Bonser. Review by Margaret Dean-Smith
  • A Bibliography of North American Folklore and Folksong by Charles Haywood. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Russkiy fol'klor, bibliograficheskiy ukazatel' 1945-1959 by M. Y. Mel'ts; A. M. Astakhova; S. P. Luppov. Review by Gerald Seaman
  • Reference Materials in Ethnomusicology by Bruno Nettl. Review by Walter Salmen

Various

  • Zoltán Kodály, His Life and Work by László Eösze; Zoltán Kodály. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Studi e Ricerche del Centro Nazionale, Studi di Musica Popolare dal 1948 al 1960. Review by Marie Slocombe
  • Musical Instruments Through the Ages by Anthony Baines. Review by Erich Stockmann
  • Vita tradizionale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise by Bianca Maria Galanti. Review by Roger Pinon
  • Réflexions d'un Folkloriste by Albert Marinus. Review by Violet Alford
  • A Prologue to the Study of African Arts by Alan P. Merriam. Review by A. M. Jones
  • Sangeet-Shiksha-Seminar. Review by Arnold A. Bake
  • Volk und volkstümliche Motivik im Festwerk des Barocks by Friedrich Sieber. Review by Roger Pinon
  • Béla Bartók: Weg und Werk; Schriften und Briefe by Zusammengestellt von Bence Szabolcsi. Review by J. S. Weissmann

Periodicals

Africa
  • African Music by Hugh Tracey. Review by Gilbert Rouget
North America
  • Ethnomusicology. Review by Erich Stockmann
  • Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 74, No. 294. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
  • Kentucky Folklore Record, Vol. Vol. VII, No. 4 by D. K. Wilgus. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
  • Southern Folklore Quarterly, Vol. XXV, No. 2 by Alton C. Morris. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
  • The Country Dancer by May Gadd. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • The Folklore and Folk Music Archivist. Vol. IV, No. 3 to Vol. V, No. 1 by George List. Review by Marie Slocombe
  • Western Folklore, Vol. XX, No. 4 by Wayland D. Hand; Western Folklore, Vol. XXI, Nos. 1 and 2 by Wayland D. Hand. Review by Evelyn K. Wells
South America
  • Actas del Folklore. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Boletín del Instituto de Folklore, Vol. 4, No. 1. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Revista do Arquivo, No. CLXIV, "Um grupo de Moçambique de Aparecida do Norte" by Maria de Lourdes Borges Ribeiro; Revista do Arquivo, No. CLXIV, "Contribuiçao para o estudo da modinha" by Eunice Evanira Pereira Mendes; Revista do Arquivo, No. CLXV, "Folias de Reis" by Zaide Maciel de Castro; Araci do Prado Couto; Revista do Arquivo, No. CLXV, "Estudo sobre o Romance do Soldado Jogador" by Flavio de Toledo Piza. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Revista Musical Chilena, Año XVI, No. 79. Review by Norman Fraser
Europe
  • Annuaire, VIII, 1954-1955. Bibliographie, 1953-1955. Review by Bruno Nettl
  • Cahiers du Folklore Wallon, Nos. 3 and 4, 1961; No. 5. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Český Lid (The Czech People), Vol. 48, Nos. 1-5 by Olga Skalníková; Český Lid (The Czech People), Vol. 49, Nos. 1 and 2 by Olga Skalníková. Review by E. V. de Bray
  • Radostná země (The Joyous Land), Vol. XI, Nos. 3 and 4 by Hana Podešvová; Radostná země (The Joyous Land), Vol. XII, Nos. 1 and 2 by Hana Podešvová. Review by E. V. de Bray
  • Das Tanzarchiv. Vol. IX, Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 "Einige Probleme und Aufgaben der gegenwärtigen Volkstanzforschung in Deutschland" by Kurt Petermann; Kurt Peters; Das Tanzarchiv. Vol. IX, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 "Der rumänische Volkstanz" by Kurt Peters; Vera Proca Ciortea; Das Tanzarchiv. Vol. X, 1, 2 "Der rumänische Volkstanz" by Vera Proca Ciortea; Kurt Peters. Review by Gertrude P. Kurath
  • Deutsches Jahrbuch für Volkskunde, Vol. VII by Wilhelm Fraenger; Deutsches Jahrbuch für Volkskunde, Vol. VIII, 1 by Wilhelm Fraenger. Review by Erik Dal
  • Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Vol. IX, No. 2 by Russell Wortley. Review by Frank Howes
  • Néprajzi Ertesitő, Nemzeti Muzeum Néprajzi Muzeum Évkönyve (Ethnographical Informations), Vol. XLII; Néprajzi Ertesitő, Nemzeti Muzeum Néprajzi Muzeum Évkönyve (Ethnographical Informations), Vol. XLIII. Review by J. S. Weissmann
  • Néprajzi Közlemények (Ethnographical Bulletin), Vol. V, No. 3-4; Néprajzi Közlemények (Ethnographical Bulletin), Vol. VI, No. 1 and 2. Review by J. S. Weissmann
  • Lares, Vol. XXVII, Nos. III-IV by L. S. Olschki. Review by David K. Rycroft
  • Mens en Melodie, Vol. 16, Nos. 9 and 12; Mens en Melodie, Vol. 17, Nos. 2 and 4. Review by Arnold A. Bake
  • Neerlands Volksleven. Review by Arnold A. Bake
  • Norsk musikkgranskning, Årbok, 1959-1961 by O. M. Sandvik. Review by Erik Dal
  • Revista de Folclor, Anul VI, Nos. 1-2, 3-4; Revista de Folclor, Anul VII, Nos. 1-2. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Slovenski Etnograf (Slovenian Ethnographer), Letnik XIV by Boris Orel; Milko Matičetov. Review by Barbara Krader
  • Heimatleben. Review by Maud Karpeles
Articles
  • Launeddas, et sardisk folkemusikinstrument by F. W. Bentzon. Review by Anthony C. Baines
  • La Cantillation des rituels chrétiens by Solange Corbin. Review by Edith Gerson-Kiwi
  • Scandinavian Ballad Research Today by Erik Dal. Review by Francis Lee Utley
  • Zur Frage von Differenzen der Psalmodie by Zoltán Falvy. Review by Wolfgang Suppan
  • El Yaraví del Cuzco by Consuelo Pagaza Galdo. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Halleluia and Jubilus in Hebrew-Oriental Chant by Edith Gerson-Kiwi. Review by Benjamin Rajeczky
  • Panorama de la música popular Murciana by Bonifacio Gil. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Folclore musical de Parati by Dulce Martins Lamas. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Instruments de musique du cirque by Claudie Marcel-Dubois. Review by Anthony C. Baines
  • A Structural Analysis of the Hungarian Folk Dance" (A Methodological Sketch) by Győrgy Martin; Ernő Pesovár. Review by Douglas N. Kennedy
  • Le Cheminement de la pensée folklorique by Albert Marinus. Review by Christina Hole
  • Sobre algunos ritmos de nuestro folklore musical by M. García Matos; Viejas canciones y melodías en la música instrumental popular de las danzas procesionales practicadas aún en España by M. García Matos. Review by Norman Fraser
  • The African Idiom in Music by Alan P. Merriam. Review by David K. Rycroft
  • Un instrumento musical de Parakas y Q'ero by J. R. Pineda. Review by Anthony C. Baines
  • Contributions à l'étude du jeu du roi détrôné by Roger Pinon. Review by Christina Hole
  • The State of African Music in the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland by William Rhodes. Review by David K. Rycroft
  • Melodika jonë popullore by Ramadan Sokoli. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Rítmica y melódica del folclor Chocoano by Andres Pardo Tovar; Jesus Pinzon Urrea. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Forschungen zur Geschichte der Volksballade im Mittelalter by Lajos Vargyas. Review by Walter Salmen
  • Graveside Feasts and Dances in Yugoslavia by Marian Wenzel. Review by Margaret Dean-Smith

Gramophone Records

Africa
  • Haute-Volta by Ch. Duvelle. Review by Gilbert Rouget
  • Musique Fali (Nord Cameroun) by Jean Gauthier. Review by Gilbert Rouget
America
  • Music of the Pueblos, Apache and Navaho by David P. McAllester; David N. Brown; Indian Music of the South-West by David P. McAllester. Review by George List
  • Maritime Folk Songs by Helen Creighton. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Acadie et Québec by Roger Matton. Review by Patrick Shuldham-Shaw
  • Negro Blues and Hollers from the Archive of Folk Song by Marshall W. Stearns. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Antología del folklore musical Chilena. Review by Norman Fraser
Europe
  • Deutsche Volkslieder. Eine Dokumentation des Deutschen Musikrates. Teil I: Alte Lieder in mündlicher Überlieferung by Deutschen Volksliedarchiv; Dem Institut für ostdeutsche Volkskunde; Deutsche Volkslieder. Eine Dokumentation des Deutschen Musikrates. Teil II: Liedsätze aus älterer und neuerer Zeit by Walter Wiora; Gottfried Wolters. Review by Erik Dal
  • Lucy Stewart, Traditional Singer from Aberdeenshire. Vol. 1, Child Ballads by Kenneth S. Goldstein. Review by Patrick Shuldham-Shaw
  • Folk Songs of Britain -- The Child Ballads by Peter Kennedy; Alan Lomax. Review by Patrick Shuldham-Shaw
  • Antologia del folklore musical de España by M. García Matos. Review by Roberto Gerhard
  • Folk Songs and Instrumental Melodies from Various Folk Regions of South Bulgaria. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Musica popular de Ilha Terceira, I and II by Artur Santos; Cantares do Povo de S. Miguel by Artur Santos. Review by Manuel García Matos
  • School of Scottish Studies Discs A.001/2, A.003/4, A.005/6. Scottish Gaelic Folk Tales by John MacInnes; School of Scottish Studies Discs A.001/2, A.003/4, A.005/6. Scots Folk Tales by Hamish Hamilton; School of Scottish Studies Discs A.001/2, A.003/4, A.005/6. Scottish Gaelic Folk Songs by James Ross; School of Scottish Studies Discs A.001/2, A.003/4, A.005/6. Scots Folk Songs by Hamish Henderson; School of Scottish Studies Discs A.001/2, A.003/4, A.005/6. Scottish Instrumental Music by Francis Collinson. Review by J. L. Cameron and J. L. Campbell
  • Lieder der Welt. Review by Patrick Shuldham-Shaw
Asia
  • Anthologie de la musique traditionelle japonaise by André Calabuig. Review by Eta Harich-Schneider
  • Musique religieuse chinoise et tibetaine by André Migot. Review by Laurence Picken
  • Ainu's Traditional Music by Japan Broadcasting Corporation; Folksongs of North-East Japan by Japan Broadcasting Corporation; Japanese Children's Song by Japan Broadcasting Corporation; Folksongs of Okinawa by Japan Broadcasting Corporation. Review by Laurence Picken
  • Ceylan by Claudine Panassié; Louis Panassié. Review by Laurence Picken
Oceania
  • Australian Aboriginal Singing by Baldwin Spencer. Review by Fritz Bose

Letter to the Editor

  • ‘Some Remarks on the Review of the Musical Anthology of the Orient in the Journal of the International Folk Music Council’ by Alain Daniélou and Laurence Picken
  • Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Conference Held in Gottwaldov