The Folk Music Sourcebook

The Folk Music Sourcebook

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This revised and updated book is a guide for the listener, collector, singer, player and devotee of folk music. It covers music from string band to bluegrass, Canadian, Creole, Zydeco, jug bands, ragtime and the many kinds of blues. The book evaluates, reviews and recommends on such subjects as where to buy records and instruments and places where folk music flourishes.THE MANDOLIN AS A FOLK INSTRUMENT by Steve Wienorot A mandolin is a fretted, stringed instrument of the lute family. ... Greeks use the mandolin with the bouzouki for dance tunes and folk music such as that played in Zorba the Greek.

Title:The Folk Music Sourcebook
Author:Larry Sandberg
Publisher:New York : Da Capo Press - 1989


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