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Albert B. Lord
The Singer of Tales
An important technical study of how oral performance practice works Ð in this case, of Serbian epic poetry sung wto the accompaniment of a bowed stringed instrument. Albert Lord travelled with Millman Parry travelled to Serbia (former Yugoslavia) to study the last of the traditional ballad singers in the 1930s. This paperback reprint includes an audio CD with some of their field recordings on, as well as multimedia video content.
Out of print - available secondhand for £40
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© Simon Chadwick
First published May 2009.