Mudcat Café message #25810 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4716   Message #25810
Posted By: Bruce O.
14-Apr-98 - 09:59 PM
Thread Name: Pagan/Folk/Earth Music Research Project
Subject: RE: Pagan/Folk/Earth Music Reasearch Project
Child's ballads were published in 5 volumes. So far no one has found any mention by Child that he ever heard a ballad sung. He was not a field collector of folksongs. His work is an anthology of songs collected by others.