International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council. Vol. 4 (1972)

General Editor:  Charles Haywood

Table of Contents

  • ‘Editor's Introduction’ by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Maud Karpeles and C. H.
  • ‘Drone and 'Dyaphonia Basilica'’ by Edith Gerson-Kiwi
  • ‘Are the Modes Outmoded?’ by Bertrand H. Bronson
  • ‘Acculturation in the Eskimo Songs of the Greenlanders’ by Poul Rovsing Olsen
  • ‘Acculturation in Hawaiian Dance’ by Adrienne L. Kaeppler
  • ‘Shona Urban Music and the Problem of Acculturation’ by Robert Kauffman
  • ‘Songs of Traditional Wedding Ceremonies in North India’ by Bonnie C. Wade
  • ‘The Mexican Son’ by E. Thomas Stanford
  • ‘Folk Music and Dance in African Education’ by Mosunmola Omibiyi
  • ‘On the Acoustics and the Systematic Classification of the Jaw's Harp’ by Ola Kai Ledang
  • ‘Sound Films for Combined Notation: The Groote Eylandt Field Project, 1969’ by Alice M. Moyle
  • ‘Strip-Chart Recording of Narrow Band Frequency Analysis in Aid of Ethnomusicological Data’ by Stephen Erdely and Robert A. Chipman

Brief Contributions

  • ‘Maypole Songs from the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua’ by Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera
  • ‘Brief Progress Report: Cantometrics-Choreometrics Projects’ by Alan Lomax

In Memoriam

  • ‘Richard Alan Waterman (1914-1971)’ by William R. Bascom


Studies and Monographs

  • "Pirogue to the Moon": The Mythologiques of Claude Lévi-Strauss. Review by Gilbert Chase
  • Folk Song Style and Culture by Alan Lomax. Review by Hewitt Pantaleoni
  • Hebrew Hymn Tunes: The Rise and Development of a Musical Tradition by Hanoch Avenary. Review by Edith Gerson-Kiwi
  • Narodni pesni ot yugozapadna Bulgaria, Pirinski krai, tom I [Folksongs from Northern Bulgaria; Vol. I: The Pirin Region] by Nicolai Kaufmann
  • Narodni pesni ot Rhodopskia krai [Folksongs from the Rhodope Region] by Nicolai Kaufmann; Todor Todorov. Review by Boris Kremenliev
  • U istokov narodnoj muzyki slavjan: 2 očerki po muzyka'nomu slavjanovedeniju. (The Roots of Slavic Music) by V. Gošovskij. Review by James Porter
  • Folksongs from Southern New Brunswick by Helen Creighton; A Garland of Rue: Lithuanian Folksongs of Love and Bethrothal by Kenneth Peacock. Review by Robert Witmer
  • Béla Bartók by Jószef Ujfalussy; Ruth Pataki; Elisabeth West. Review by Benjamin Suchoff
  • The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads. Volume III: Ballads 114-243 by Bertrand Harris Bronson; The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads. Volume IV: Ballads 245-299 by Bertrand Harris Bronson. Review by Claude M. Simpson, Jr.
  • Chansons populaires grecques. Vol: III by G. K. Spyriadakis; Spyr. D. Peristeris
  • Instruments de musique grecs, antiques, byzantins, contemporains by Stavros Karakassis. Review by Samuel Baud-Bovy
  • The Music of Black Americans: A History by Eileen Southern. Review by Byron Cantrell
  • Musical and Other Sound Instruments of the South American Indians by Karl Gustav Izikowitz. Review by Jeremy Montagu
  • How to Play the Mbira (Dza Vadzimu) by Andrew Tracey. Review by Paul Berliner
  • Living Country Blues by Harry Oster. Review by Willard Rhodes


  • International Review of the Aestheticsand Sociology of Music by Ivo Supicic
  • International Music Congress
  • Bulletin Signalétique 521: Sociologie - Ethnologie by L. Cadoux
  • Jazz Forschung by Friederich Körner; Dieter Glawischnig. Review by K. Peter Etzkorn
  • Narodna Umjetnost by Maja Bosković-Stulli. Review by Barbara Krader


  • Hungarian Folk Music by Benjamin Rajeczky. Review by Cl. Marcel-Dubois
  • Musique Guéré, Côte d'Ivoire by Hugo Zemp. Review by Hai Tran Quang
  • Musique Banda, République Centre Africaine by S. Arom; G. Dournon-Taurelle. Review by Cl. Marcel-Dubois and André-Marie Despringre
  • Musique berbère du Haut-Atlas by B. Lortat-Jacob; G. Rouget. Review by Hai Tran Quang
  • Flûtes de Pan mélanésiennes 'Are 'Are, Vol 1 by Hugo Zemp; Flûtes de Pan mélanésiennes 'Are 'Are, Vol 2 by Hugo Zemp. Review by Hai Tran Quang and Cl. Marcel-Dubois
  • Teda-Tibesti: Musique instrumentale by M. Brandily. Review by Cl. Marcel-Dubois and Hai Tran Quang
  • Musique Gouro, Côte d'Ivoire by Michel Vuylsteke. Review by André-Marie Despringre
  • Musique Bisa, Haute-Volta by Charles Duvelle. Review by André-Marie Despringre
  • Musiques du pays Lobi, Haute-Volta by Charles Duvelle. Review by André-Marie Despringre
  • Polyphonies Mongo, République démocratique du Congo by B. Quersin. Review by André-Marie Despringre
  • Polyphonies et techniques vocales, Ethiopie by Jean Jenkins. Review by André-Marie Despringre
  • Masques Dan, Côte d'Ivoire by Hugo Zemp. Review by André-Marie Despringre
  • Musique traditionnelle turque, pièces instrumentales by Bernard Mauguin; R. Cambien. Review by Halûk Tarcan
  • Bali: Court Music and Banjar Music by J. Brunet. Review by Hai Tran Quang
  • Magyar Nepzene I. Hungarian Folk Music by Benjámin Rajeczky. Review by Barbara Krader
  • Publications Received