Indian Story and Song from North America


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Indian Story and Song from North America

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This Is A New Release Of The Original 1907 Edition.
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Editorial Reviews

Alice C. Fletcher
"Music enveloped the Indian’s individual and social life like an atmosphere.—Alice C. Fletcher
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781497960602
  • Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC
  • Publication date: 3/30/2014
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

The achievement of Alice Fletcher is discussed in an introduction by Helen Myers, associate professor of music at Trinity College and ethnomusicology editor of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
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Table of Contents

Story and Song of the He-dhu-shka 3
Story and Song of Ish'-i-buz-zhi 14
Story and Song of the Leader 21
The Omaha Tribal Prayer 26
Story and Song of the Bird's Nest 30
A Trysting Love-song 34
Story and Song of the Deathless Voice 39
Story and Song of Zon'-zi-mon-de 45
Love-Song. Poetical Transcription 49
Story and Song of the Wren 53
The Omaha Funeral Song 57
Story and Song of the Mother's Vow 61
A Love-call 68
A Game Song from the North-West Coast 70
Story and Song of the Indian Coquet 74
An Old Man's Love-song 77
Story of the We'-ton Song 81
A Pawnee Love-song 86
Story and Song of a Warrior 88
The Mocking-bird's Song 94
A Song of the Ghost Dance 96
Sacred Songs of Peace 101
Comforting the Child 108
Music in Indian Life 114
The Relation of Story and Song 120
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