International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Journal of the International Folk Music Council. Vol. 19 (1967)

General Editor: 

Table of Contents

  • Editorial Notes
  • The Eighteenth Annual Conference Held in Legon

The Migration of Folk Music

  • ‘Folk Song Migration in Aboriginal South Australia’ by Catherine J. Ellis
  • ‘Migrating Patterns of Melody among the Berbers and Jews of the Atlas Mountains’ by Edith Gerson-Kiwi
  • ‘Dance Types in Ethiopia’ by György Martin
  • ‘La Musique Africaine dans le Golfe Persique’ by Poul Rovsing Olsen
  • ‘A Riddle of Cultural Diffusion: The Existence of Inverted Reed Clarinets among the Indians of the Goajira Peninsula’ by Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera
  • ‘Three Yoruba Members of the Mbira-Sanza Family’ by Darius L. Thieme

Multi-Part Techniques in Folk Music and Dance

  • ‘The Polyphonic Chant in South America’ by Isabel Aretz
  • ‘A Comparative Study of the Movement Accentuation of the Body in Different Nations’ by Deborah Bertonoff
  • ‘Georgian Folk Polyphony’ by Ernst Emsheimer
  • ‘Bushman Counterpoint’ by Nicholas M. England
  • ‘Multiple Pitch Lines in Yoruba Choral Music’ by Akin Euba
  • ‘Oriental Elements in the Folk Dance and Folk Dance Music of Greek Macedonia’ by Felix Hoerburger
  • ‘The Polyphony of Gyil-gu, Kudzo and Awutu Sakumo’ by Atta Annan Mensah
  • ‘Multi-Part Organization in the Music of the Gogo of Tanzania’ by J. H. Kwabena Nketia
  • ‘Nguni Vocal Polyphony’ by David Rycroft


  • ‘Instruments de musique particuliers a certaines ethnies de la republique centrafricaine’ by Simkha Arom

Summing up of the Conference

  • ‘Migration’ by Barbara Smith
  • ‘Multi-Part Techniques’ by K. P. Wachsmann
  • ‘The Performances’ by A. A. Mensah


  • ‘Pál Járdányi’ by Benjamin Rajeczky
  • ‘Erich Seemann’ by Rolf Wilh. Brednich
  • ‘Steuart Wilson’ by Ursula Vaughan Williams


Music, Books and Pamphlets

Song Collections and Anthologies
  • Songs of the Newfoundland Outports by Kenneth Peacock. Review by MacEdward Leach
  • Ancient Ballads Traditionally Sung in New England. Vol. IV. Ballads 250-295 by Helen Hartness Flanders. Review by Francis Lee Utley
  • Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachian Mountains as Sung by Jean Ritchie by Jean Ritchie. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Jewish Folk Songs in Yiddish and English by Ruth Rubin. Review by Leonard W. Moss
  • The British Broadside and Its Music by Claude M. Simpson. Review by Erik Dal
  • Marrow Bones; English Folk Songs from the Hammond and Gardiner MSS by Frank Purslow. Review by Margaret Dean-Smith
  • Deutsche Volkslieder mit ihren Melodien; Balladen. 5. Teil, erste Hälfte. Nos. 89-103. Review by Erik Dal
  • A Magyar Népzene Tára, Vol. V: Siratók (Laments) by Béla Bartók; Zoltán Kodály; Lajos Kiss; Benjamin Rajeczky. Review by John S. Weissmann
  • Jačkar: Hrvatske narodne jačke iz Gradišća by Martin Meršić; Vinko Žganec. Review by Josef Brožek
  • Këngë Popullore by Eftim Dheri; Mexhit Daiu; Qemal Haxhihasani; Këngë Popullore Dashurie by Eftim Dheri; Mexhit Daiu; Arsen Mustaqi; 250 Këngë Popullore Dasme by Eftim Dheri; Mexhit Daiu; Arsen Mustaqi. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Albanische Volksmusik. Band I, Gesänge der Çamen by Doris Stockmann; Wilfried Fiedler; Erich Stockmann. Review by Samuel Baud-Bovy
  • Folk Songs of Mantineia, Greece by Sotirios(Sam) Chianis. Review by Solon Michaelides
  • Koliadky ta Shchedrivky; Zymova Obriadova Poeziia Trudovoho Roku. (Carols and New Year's Songs; Winter Ritual Poetry of the Working Year). Review by Robert B. Klymasz
  • Osetinskie narodnye pesni (Ossetische Volkslieder) by B. A. Galaevym; E. V. Gippiusom. Review by Ernst Emsheimer
  • Kurdskie Narodnye Pesni (Kurdish Folk Songs) by Cemila Celil. Review by Dieter Christensen
  • Buriatskie Narodnye Pesni. Tom I. Pesni Khori-Buriat (Buryat Folk Songs, Vol. I. Songs of the Khori Buryats) by D. S. Dugarov. Review by Barbara Krader
  • Haramoni. Vol. VII by M. Mansoor Uddin. Review by Jayasri Banerjee
On Music
  • The Anthropology of Music by Alan P. Merriam. Review by Raymond Clauson
  • Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents by Bruno Nettl. Review by Oskar Elschek
  • The Traditional and National Music of Scotland by Francis Collinson. Review by Peter Crossley-Holland
  • The Heart Book: The Tradition of the Danish Ballad by Povl Abrahamsen; Erik Dal. Review by W. Edson Richmond
  • Volkslied: seine Sammlung und Erforschung by Wolfgang Suppan. Review by Bruno Nettl
  • Folklori Muzikor Shqiptar (Morfologjia) by Ramadan Sokoli. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Russkoe Narodnoe Muzykal'noe Tvorchestvo (Russian Folk Music) by Tat'iana Vasil'evna Popova. Review by Barbara Krader
  • Ocherk Istorii Uzbekskoi Muzykal'noi Kul'tury do Velikoi Oktiabr'skoi Sotsialisticheskoi Revoliutsii (A History of Uzbek Musical Culture up to the Revolution) by S. M. Veksler. Review by May Holdsworth
  • Gajdy a Gajdošské Tradice na Valašsku a Slovácku. (Bagpipes and Bagpipe Traditions in Valašsko and Slovácko) by Ladislav Rutte. Review by Barbara Krader
  • Littérature et Musique Populaires en Afrique Noire by M. S. Eno Belinga. Review by K. P. Wachsmann
  • The English Musical Renaissance by Frank Howes. Review by Elizabeth Poston
  • Freedom in the Air: Song Movements of the Sixties by Josh Dunson. Review by Judith McCulloh
  • A Select Bibliography of Music in Africa by L. J. P. Gaskin. Review by A. M. Jones
  • Primera Conferencia Interamericana de Etnomusicologia. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 24-28 de Febrero, 1963. Trabajos Presentados. Review by Maria-Ester Grebe
  • Zum 70. Geburtstag von Joseph Müller-Blattau by Christoph-Hellmut Mahling. Review by Erich Stockmann
  • Studies in Ethnomusicology. Vol. II by M. Kolinski. Review by Erich Stockmann
  • Manual de Coleta Folclórica by Renato Almeida. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Slownik Folkloru Polskiego by Julian Krzyżanowski. Review by Tola Korian
  • More Soviet Dances by Joan Lawson. Review by Nadia Chilkovsky
  • Science in Hungary by Tibor Erdey-Grüz; Imre Trencsényi-Waldapfel. Review by Otto Károlyi
  • Born to Win by Woody Guthrie; Robert Shelton. Review by Judith McCulloh


  • Izvestiia na Instituta za Muzika, Kniga X. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Revista de Etnografie și Folclor, Anul X, Nos. 1-6 by Mihai Pop; Revista de Etnografie și Folclor, Anul XI, Nos. 1-2, 3 by Mihai Pop. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Muzyka, Rok IX, Nr 3-4; Muzyka, Rok X, Nr 1, 3. Review by Robert B. Klymasz
  • Narodna Umjetnost, Knjiga 3 by Maja Bošković-Stulli. Review by Josef Brožek
  • Grlica (Turtle Dove: A Music Education Review). Letnik X, 1964-65, Št. 3 by Pavle Šivic. Review by Josef Brožek
  • Deutsches Jahrbuch für Volkskunde, Vol. 11, 1 and 2, 1965; Deutsches Jahrbuch für Volkskunde, Vol. 12, 1, 1966. Review by Dieter Christensen
  • Lares, anno XXX, fasc. 3-4 (1964) by Paolo Toschi. Review by Roger Pinon
  • Annali del Museo Pitrè, XIV-XV (1963-1964). Review by Roger Pinon
  • Arts et Traditions Populaires, Année XIII, Nos. 1, 2, 3-4. Review by Roger Pinon
  • Ethnomusicology. Vol. IX, Nos. 1-3 by Bruno Netti; Ethnomusicology. Vol. X, No. 1 by Bruno Netti. Review by David Rycroft
  • Western Folklore, Vol. XXIV, Nos. 3 and 4 by Wayland D. Hand; Western Folklore, Vol. XXV, No. 2 by Wayland D. Hand. Review by Charles Haywood
  • Revista Musical Chilena. Año XIX Julio-Septiembre 1965, No. 93; Revista Musical Chilena. Año XIX Octubre-Diciembre, 1965, No. 94. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Arquivos do Instituto de Antropologia. Vol. 1, No. 2 by Verissimo de Melo. Review by Norman Fraser
  • African Music. Vol. 3, No. 3 by Hugh Tracey. Review by David Rycroft
  • Miscellanea Musicologica. Adelaide Studies in Musicology. Vol. 1 by Andrew D. McCredie. Review by Paul Collaer


  • L'ethnomusicologie, sa vocation et sa situation by Claudie Marcel-Dubois. Review by Edith Gerson-Kiwi
  • Die heutige Lage des Volksliedes in den Niederlanden by R. de Haan. Review by Jaroslav Markl
  • "Pipzat" (No. 1, 1965) by Ramadan Sokoli; "Vegla Polifonike: Gajda" (No. 5, 1965) by Ramadan Sokoli; "Vegla Polifonike: Cyla-Diaré" (No. 6, 1965) by Ramadan Sokoli; "Mjetiet Paramuzikore Aerofone" (No. 1, 1966) by Ramadan Sokoli; "Veglat Idiofone" (No. 2, 1966) by Ramadan Sokoli; "Tamburatë" (No. 3, 1966) by Ramadan Sokoli. Review by A. L. Lloyd
  • Tibet by Ernst Emsheimer. Review by Peter Crossley-Holland
  • Scales and Ranges in Anglo-American Fiddle Tunes; Report on a Desultory Experiment by Samuel P. Bayard. Review by Marion Thede
  • La Etnomusicología en Venezuela; primera bibliografía general by Isabel Aretz. Review by George List
  • Traditional Songs in Chocó, Colombia by Andrés Pardo Tovar. Review by Maria-Ester Grebe


  • Greece in Music and Song by James McNeish. Review by Samuel Baud-Bovy
  • Sicily in Music and Song by James McNeish. Review by Paul Collaer
  • Hungarian Folk Songs by Béla Bartók; Zoltán Kodály; Josef Maria Horváth; Károly Schmidt; Julianna Falk. Review by John S. Weissmann
  • Chez les Esquimaux Netsiligmiout et Outkoukiksarlormiout (Arctique Central Canadien) by Jean-Noel Malaurie. Review by Poul Rovsing Olsen
  • Unesco Collection: An Anthology of African Music. The Music of the Dan; Music from Rwanda; The Music of the Ba-Benzélé Pygmies by Paul Collaer; The International Institute for Comparative Musical Studies and Documentation. Review by David Rycroft
  • Musiques du Cameroun; Bakweri, Bamileke, Bamoun, Beti by Tolia Nikiprowetzky. Review by K. P. Wachsmann
  • Chantefables du Cameroun by Eno Belinga. Review by K. P. Wachsmann
  • Musique Indienne du Rajasthan; Painted Ballads by Deben Bhattacharya. Review by N. A. Jairazbhoy
  • The Music of Tibetan Buddhism by Peter Crossley-Holland. Review by Edith Gerson-Kiwi
  • Music from Korea, Vol. 1: The Kayakeum by Byongku Hwang; Barbara Smith. Review by Fritz Bose