The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #158878   Message #3763303
Posted By: Steve Gardham
06-Jan-16 - 04:18 PM
Thread Name: folk process: tune evolution?
Subject: RE: folk process: tune evolution?
It looks to me as if you already have your finger on the pulse, Pamela. The best way we can probably be of help is in trying to answer any of your students' questions you don't feel confident answering. As most people have already said tune evolution is much more problematical than text. Far more variant texts survive than variant song tunes.