Folk music is music of culturally homogeneous people without
formal training, generally according to regional customs, and
continued by oral traditions.
- Giglio, Virginia. Southern Cheyenne Women's Songs.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994.
- An ethnomusicological study of Oklahoma Cheyenne women's
musical tradition with a description of Cheyenne culture and
history, analysis of musical figures, song transcriptions and
translations, cassette tape index, and a basic glossary of the
Cheyenne language. Music -- CALL NUMBER: 782.42162 G459, S727,
- Koskoff, Ellen,ed. Women and Music in Cross-Cultural
Perspective. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.
- A geographic essay presentation with a focus on women's
cultural identity and musical activity. Spans women's musical role
in an ancient and modern Greek village to female vocalists in the
history of Java, Indonesia. Koskoff's aim is to chronicle a history
of women's folk traditions. Music -- CALL NUMBER: 780.88042 W872,
- Ledford, Lily May. Coon Creek Girl. Berea, KY: College
Appalachian Center, 1991.
- This is a new edition of the autobiography which was published
while Ledford was Folk Artist in Residency at Berea College. There
she held banjo, fiddle, and singing workshops. A chronicle of her
journey from her southern Appalachian home through radio and the
recording industry in the 20's to her travels in the U.S. and
Canada, and her tenure in Berea. Music -- CALL NUMBER: 781.642092
L473, C775, 1991
- Marshall, Kimberly, ed. Rediscovering the Muses : Women's
Musical Traditions. Boston, MS: Northeastern University Press,
- An illustrated history of folk music beginning with Australian
Aboriginal women to women in Biblical Israel, Pharonic Egypt,
Sappho, Nuns and the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and, finally, a
new look at Francesca Caccini, singer, teacher, and composer in
17th century Italy. Music -- CALL NUMBER: 780.82 R317, 1993
- Rosie the Riveter Reunion Souvenir Songbook. Oakland,
CA: Jobs for Older Women Action Project, 1974.
- 7 songs written to "honor the "Rosie the Riveters", "Tillie the
Truck drivers", and "Winnie the Welders" who did "man's work" when
their country needed them". With titles like "Don't Shut Us Out",
"AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE the Positive", and "I am Woman". Special
Collections Library -- CALL NUMBER: E Pam q#1111
- Alloy, Evelyn and Martha Rogers. Working Women's Music :
The Songs and Struggles of Women in the Cotton Mills, Textile
Plants, and Needle Trades, complete with music. Somerville,
MS: New England Free Press, 1976.
- Printed music and lyrics about women's experiences of
employment in the trades. With an extensive
"footnotes/bibliography" and illustrations. Music and Lilly -- CALL
NUMBER: 784.683314 W926, 1976