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Thread #107784 Message #2237828
Posted By: katlaughing
16-Jan-08 - 01:57 PM
Thread Name: Composers 'stealing' folk themes
Subject: RE: Composers 'stealing' folk themes
American composer Roy Harris did use folk songs, fairly intact, and with respect, as well as acknowledgement. There is no way his use would be a case of "stealing." I don't like use of that word, either.