When we think of folk music, most of us picture Pete Seeger singing "This Land is My Land.”
Musicologist Mark Slobin, author of Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction, throws open the doors on a remarkably diverse musical genre, in a wide-ranging portrait that goes far beyond America's shores to discuss folk music of every possible kind and in every corner of the globe.
Ticket and book, Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction, from $30.
Mark Slobin is Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, a two-time winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award and a finalist for the National Book Award.
Very Short Introductions
92Y and Oxford University Press’s Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects—from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary Theory to History and Archaeology to the Bible. The authors of these books provide trenchant and provocative, yet balanced and complete discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Copies of the books are included in ticket price, and will be distributed at the programs.
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