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GUEST,jag Folklore: Has the folk Process died? (168* d) RE: Folklore: Has the folk Process died? 17 Nov 19


I can't recall anything as an example, but I have been taught songs by ear at workshops that have had phrases changed to make them more secular or gender nuetral or to scan better with a 'new' tune. If people relied on recordings of the workshops to cement the words in memory they might spread with the changes made.

Seperatly, what is the practice amongst story tellers ? That seems very close to narrative ballads.


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