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Books by Albert Lord

Singer of Tales

Albert B. Lord
The Singer of Tales
Harvard 2000
An important technical study of how oral performance practice works 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