Japanese peasant songs / compiled and annotated by John F. Embree, with the assistance of Ella Embree and Yukuo Uyehara.

Contributor(s): Embree, Ella | Embree, John Fee | Uyehara, Yukuo
Language: English Original language: Unknown language code Publisher: Philadelphia : American Folklore Society, 1944.Description: ix, 96p. : ill. ; 24cm.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Closed Stacks H6/KF [AMERICAN-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L4575

Without music. "The present collection of songs from the single country of Kuma in Kyushu consists of over a hundred texts transcribed in the village of Suye ... The Japanese text ... is given in the local dialect, romanization following the traditional Hepburn system ... Most of the texts were transcribed by Ella Embree ... The final [English] translations were worked out ... with the assistance of Professor Yukuo Uyehara."--p. 10-11.

Bibliography: p. 91-92.

In English and Japanese.

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