International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Journal of the International Folk Music Council. Vol. 20 (1968)

General Editor: 

Table of Contents

  • Erratum
  • Addendum
  • Editorial Notes
  • The Nineteenth Conference Held in Ostend


  • ‘Hommage a Zoltán Kodály’ by Paul Collaer

The Concept and Practice of Folk Music and Dance in the Twentieth Century

  • ‘The Distinction between Folk and Popular Music’ by Maud Karpeles
  • ‘Factors That Shape and Maintain Folk Music in Ghana’ by B. A. Aning
  • ‘Traditional Folksong and "Folklore" Singers’ by Fritz Bose
  • ‘The Concept of Yugoslav Folk Music in the Twentieth Century’ by Radmila Petrović
  • ‘The Destiny of a Yemenite Folk Tune’ by Shlomo Hofman
  • ‘Once Again: On the Concept of "Folk Dance"’ by Felix Hoerburger

Techniques in the Study of Folk Music

  • ‘Factorial Analysis of the Song as an Approach to the Formation of a Unitary Field Theory’ by Charles Seeger
  • ‘L'evolution d'un chanson grecque’ by Samuel Baud-Bovy
  • ‘Towards the Comparative Study of the Structure of Traditional Repertoires’ by Bruno Nettl and Stephen Blum

Performing Styles in Folk Music and Dance

  • ‘Supplementary Jingling in the Instrumental Folk Music of Afghanistan’ by Felix Hoerburger
  • ‘The Mbira in Cartagena’ by George List
  • ‘Performing Styles in the Dances of the Carpathian Basin’ by György Martin
  • ‘Les types melodiques tcheremisses’ by Lászlo Vikár
  • ‘Performing Styles in Mongolian Chant’ by Lajos Vargyas


Music, Books and Pamphlets

Song Collections and Anthologies
  • Ethnomusikologische Schriften Faksimile-Nachdrucke. Vol. 1: Das Ungarische Volkslied by D. Dille; Béla Bartók; Ethnomusikologische Schriften Faksimile-Nachdrucke. Vol. 2: Volksmusik der Rumänen von Maramures by D. Dille; Béla Bartók. Review by Otto Karolyi
  • Vor seinen Häusern eine Weide... Volksliedtexte aus der Süd-Türkei by Ursula Reinhard. Review by L. E. R. Picken
  • Russkie narodnye protiazhnye pesni; antologiia (Russian Long-Drawn-Out Folk Songs: An Anthology). Review by Barbara Krader
  • Slovenský Spevník I. (Slovak Song Book) by Karol Plicka. Review by K. Vetterl
  • Volkskundliche Beiträge. Band I by Helmut Fielhauer; Ingrid Kretschmer. Review by Wolfgang Suppan
  • Das Volkslied im Elsass by I. J. Lefftz. Review by Wolfgang Suppan
  • Danish Ballads and Folksongs by Erik Dal. Review by W. Edson Richmond
  • Caneuon Traddodiadol y Cymry (Traditional Songs of the Welsh) by W. S. Gwynn Williams. Review by Peter Crossley-Holland
  • Ceinciau Telyn Cymru (Harp Tunes of Wales) by W. S. Gwynn Williams. Review by Peter Crossley-Holland
  • Ramblin' Boy and Other Songs by Tom Paxton. Review by Peter Kennedy
  • Slave Songs of the United States by Irving Schlein. Review by Robert A. Black
  • Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People by Alan Lomax; Pete Seeger. Review by Peter Kennedy
  • Nippon min'yo taikan Kinki-hen (A Survey of Japanese Folksongs, Kinki area edition). Review by Eta Harich-Schneider
  • Töhoku Minyo-shū Iwate-ken (Folksongs of Northeastern Honshū Iwate Prefecture). Review by Eta Harich-Schneider
On Music
  • Litovskoe Narodnoe Pesennoe Tvorchestvo (Lithuanian Folk Song Creation) by Jadviga Čiurlionyté. Review by Barbara Krader
  • Tuvinskaja narodnaja muzyka. (Die Volksmusik der Tuva) by A. N. Aksenov. Review by Ernst Emsheimer
  • Musical Education in Hungary by Frigyes Sándor. Review by Otto Karolyi
  • Al-Fūlklūr al-Ghinā'ī 'ind al-'Arab. (Arab Folk Song) by Nasīb al-Ikhtiyār. Review by Owen Wright
  • The Folk Carol of England by Douglas Brice. Review by W. Edson Richmond
  • Cecil Sharp. His Life and Work by Maud Karpeles; Cecil Sharp. Review by Peter Crossley-Holland
  • Researches into the Mediaeval History of Folk Ballad by Lajos Vargyas; Arthur H. Whitney. Review by B. H. Bronson
  • Catalogue of the Musical Instruments in the Collection of Professor Percival R. Kirby by Margaret M. de Lange; Percival R. Kirby. Review by David Rycroft
  • Nyckelharpan by Jan Ling. Review by Anthony Baines
  • Old Finnish Folk Dances by Orvokki Komulainen. Review by Lucile Armstrong
  • Derleme Notlari (Collecting Notes) by I. Halil Bedi Yönetken. Review by L. E. R. Picken
  • Allgemeine Bibliographie des Burgenlandes. V. Teil. Volkskunde by Karl Magnus Klier; Nederlandse Volkskundige Bibliografie by K. C. Peeters. Review by Wolfgang Suppan
  • International Dictionary of Regional European Ethnology and Folklore. Vol. II. Folk Literature (Germanic) by Laurits Bo̵dker. Review by Erik Dal
  • La Musique dans la Vie. L'Afrique, ses Prolongements, ses Voisins by Tolia Nikiprowetzky. Review by A. M. Jones
  • Ethnomusicology and Folk Music: An International Bibliography of Dissertations and Theses by Frank Gillis; Alan P. Merriam. Review by A. V. King
  • A Handlist of Field Collections of Recorded Music in Australia and the Torres Strait by Alice M. Moyle. Review by Raymond Clausen


  • Jahrbuch des österreichischen Volksliedwerkes, Band 14, 15. Review by Fritz Bose
  • Deutsches Jahrbuch für Volkskunde, Band 12, Teil II. Review by Fritz Bose
  • Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Vol. IX, No. 5 by Russell Wortley; Folk Music Journal, 1965 by Russell Wortley; Folk Music Journal, 1966 by Russell Wortley. Review by David Rycroft
  • Composer. No. 19 by Stephen Dodgson. Review by David Rycroft
  • Tradition. Vol. 1 by Peter Nalder; Tradition. Vol. 2 by Peter Nalder; Spin, The Folksong Magazine. Vol. 5, Nos. 1 and 2 by Beryl Davis. Review by Maud Karpeles
  • Arv: Tidskrift for nordisk folkminnesforskning. Vol. 21. Review by Erik Dal
  • Folklore. Vols. 76 and 77 by Christina Hole. Review by Erik Dal
  • Ethnomusicology by Bruno Nettl; Frank Gillis. Review by Jeremy Montagu
  • Selected Reports. Vol. 1, No. 1 by Mantle Hood. Review by Harry Shorto
  • Journal of American Folklore. Vol. 79, No. 313 by John Greenway; Journal of American Folklore. Vol. 80, No. 315 by John Greenway. Review by David Rycroft
  • Abstracts of Folklore Studies. Vol. III, Nos. 3-4 by Donald M. Winkelman; Abstracts of Folklore Studies. Vol. IV, Nos. 1-3 by Donald M. Winkelman. Review by David Rycroft
  • Journal of the Folklore Institute. Vol. 3, No. 2. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Southern Folklore Quarterly. Vol. XXX, No. 2 by Alton C. Morris. Review by Lavid Rycroft
  • Western Folklore. Vol. XXV, Nos. 3 and 4 by Wayland D. Hand; Western Folklore. Vol. XXVI, No. 2 by Wayland D. Hand. Review by David Rycroft
  • Revista Musical Chilena. Año XX, XXI, Nos. 96, 97, 99. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Boletin de Programmes. Nos. 226-230. Review by Norman Fraser
  • African Music by Hugh Tracey


  • Le Tambour-bourdon: son signal et sa tradition by Cl. Marcel-Dubois. Review by Anthony Baines
  • Réflexions d'un Folkloriste by Albert Marinus. Review by Christina Hole
  • The Folklore Archives of the Finnish Literature Society by Jouko Hautala; Urpo Vento. Review by David Rycroft
  • Algunos Cantos Nativos Tradicionales, de la Region de Guapi (Cauca) by Jesús Bermúdez-Silva; Guillermo Abâdía M.. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Friction Chordophones in South-Eastern Africa by David Rycroft. Review by Jeremy Montagu


  • Lochlåtar och Musik på Horn och Pipa: Ancient Swedish Pastoral Music by Matts Arnberg. Review by Anthony Baines
  • Unesco Collection: A Musical Anthology of the Orient 19. Turkish Music. I. Music of the Mevlevi by A. Daniélou. Review by Wouter Swets
  • Maule, Antologia del Folklore Musical Chileno. Review by Norman Fraser
  • Surinam by H. C. van Renselaar. Review by A. M. Jones
  • Sandy and Caroline Paton by Lee B. Hagerty. Review by Peter Kennedy
  • The Music of Ethiopia. I: Music of the Ethiopian Coptic Church; II: Cushites by Jean Jenkins; Paul Collaer. Review by Michael Powne
  • A Bòoríi Liturgy from Katsina. (Nigeria) by Ladin Ano; A. V. King. Review by David W. Ames
  • [untitled]. Review by A. M. Jones
  • [untitled]. Review by A. V. King
  • Chants Religieux du Bengale by Deben Bhattacharya. Review by N. A. Jairazbhoy
  • Songs from Arnhem Land by L. R. Hiatt. Review by Raymond Clausen