The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #111084   Message #2339256
Posted By: Dave Ruch
13-May-08 - 10:26 AM
Thread Name: Children's Music and Pre-Literacy
Subject: RE: Children's Music and Pre-Literacy
black walnut,

Check out this guy. As someone who works in schools a fair amount, I have heard his name for years. Not only does he use traditional folk songs as a specialty, but he also has studied some of the very things you mentioned. Several articles he's written are linked from this page:

John Feierabend