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Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids

A Brief List of Material in English Relating to the Folk Music of France

Compiled by: Archive of Folk Culture staff
Publication Date: ca. 1965

Alford, Violet.
"Dance and Songs in Two Pyrenean Valleys." Musical Quarterly, volume 17, number 2, April 1931, pp. 248-258.

Dances of France, III: The Pyranees. London: Max Parrish, Handbooks of European National Dances, number 21, 1952.

Beede, Virginia Stearns.
"Breton Folk Songs." Musical Quarterly, volume 16, number 1, January 1930, pp. 117-132.

Canziani, Estella.
Costumes, Traditions and Songs of Savoy. London: Chatto & Windus, 1911.

Davies, Sir Henry Ealford and L. Lamport-Smith.
French Songs. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1939.

Fassio, A.
French Folksongs: 15 Songs, Nursery Rhymes and Children's Rounds. New York: A. Fassio, 1932.

Ferrari, Gustave.
Ten Folk-Songs of Alsace, Lorraine and Champagne. New York: G. Schirmer, 1919.

Fletcher, Percy E.
French Nursery Songs: The Traditional French Nursery Rhymes. London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1915.

Gallop, Rodney A.
"Basque Songs from Soule." Musical Quarterly, volume 22, number 4, October 1936, pp. 458-469.

"Basque Wassailing Songs." Music and Letters, volume 11,number 4, October 1930, pp. 324-340.

Gray, Vera.
Children's Songs of France. London: Oxford University Press, 1964.

Harding, Elizabeth and Peggy Stack.
French Folk Songs for Children. London: Novello, 1955.

Malkine, Sonia.
"Folk Music of France." Sing Out!, volume 14, number 3, July 1964, pp. 40-43.

Marcel-Dubois, Claudie.
"Folk Music: French." In: Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 5th edition, edited by Eric Blom, London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1954, volume 3, pp. 239-259.

Marcel-Dubois, Claudie, and Marie Marguerite Andral.
Dances of France, I: Brittany and Bourbonnais. London: Max Parrish, Handbooks of European National Dances, number 10, 1950.

Mills, Alan.
Favorite French Folk Songs. New York: Oak Publications, 1963.

Offer, Charles K.
Folk Songs of France. London, New York: Boosey, 1959.

Stéphan, Emile M. and Hubert J. Foss.
A Book of French Songs. London: Oxford University Press, 1939.

Tennevin, Nicolette, and Marie Texier.
Dances of France, II: Provence and Alsace. London: Max Parrish, Handbooks of European National Dances, number 18, 1951.

Tiersot, Julien.
Sixty Folksongs of France. Boston: Olvier Ditson Co., 1915.

Songs of the People: Forty-Four French Folk-Songs and Variants from Canada, Normandy, and Brittany. New York: G. Schirnmer, 1910.

 

 

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