The forgotten songs of the Newfoundland outports : as taken from Kenneth Peacock's Newfoundland field collection, 1951-1961 /

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Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Museum of History : University of Ottawa Press, Volume 87, Canada, p.xxii, 434 pages : (2016)

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ML3563.7 N4

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OCLC: 957503417


English, Folk songs, History and criticism, Newfoundland and Labrador, Songs


Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-429) and index."Between 1951 and 1961, the classical composer and pianist Kenneth Peacock (1922-2000) visited the island of Newfoundland six times on behalf of the National Museum of Canada (today the Canadian Museum of History) to collect folksongs. During this period Peacock acquired a total of 766 songs from 118 individuals in 38 communities."Issued also in electronic format.