TITLE

80 years

AUTHOR(S)
Schofield, Derek
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
English Dance & Song;Autumn2012, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the 80th anniversary of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, which was formed by the Folk Song Society (FSS) and the English Folk Dance Society (EFDS) in 1932. FSS was formed in 1898 and was an active participant in folk song collecting during that period while EFDS was started in 1911 by Cecil Sharp to perform folk dances. A.H. Fox-Strangways, a biographer of Sharp, advocated for the performance of folk songs and added that a merger with EFDS is a must.
ACCESSION #
79815817

 

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