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Folk dances

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dances in rural New England thesis/Nora Groce

 Collection
Identifier: MF172
Scope and Contents A collection of five interviews conducted as research for her Master’s thesis (1977) at Brown University on dances in rural New England.
Dates: 1976-1977

DownEast Friends of the Folk Arts (DEFFA)

 Collection
Identifier: MF204
Scope and Contents Material from DownEast Friends of the Folk Arts (DEFFA). DEFFA 's purpose is to aid and encourage the folk arts-- music, dance, storytelling, etc.-- in Maine. The Board of Friends when DEFFA was incorporated as a non-profit included Edward D. "Sandy" Ives and Barbara Ann Herrel “Bobby” Ives.
Dates: circa 1981-2009

Folk Traditions Festival Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF109
Scope and Contents The event was ponsored by the Maine Folklife Center, the first annual Folk Traditions Festival was held November 6-7, 1998 at the University of Maine in Orono. The festival featured musicians and dancers from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Some examples of the music performed were Cape Breton fiddle music and song selections in English and Gaelic are played with talking interspersed throughout.
Dates: 1998

Linda Gilbert Collection of Penobscot Indian Music

 Collection
Identifier: MF084
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two brief tape-recorded interviews conducted by Davenport apparently for her master’s thesis on Penobscot Indian Music. In all, Davenport interviewed thirty-two informants but most were not recorded.
Dates: 1976