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Thread #107784   Message #2237805
Posted By: Joe Offer
16-Jan-08 - 01:29 PM
Thread Name: Composers 'stealing' folk themes
Subject: RE: Composers 'stealing' folk themes
Well, there's Pete Seeger, quoting Woody Guthrie:
I believe classical composers would tend to use words like "incorporate a traditional folk theme" instead of "steal."
-Joe-