The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30170   Message #385502
Posted By: Traveller
30-Jan-01 - 04:08 AM
Thread Name: Preservation?
Subject: Preservation?
I'm new to this forum, so maybe this has been endlessly hashed over already, but is preservation of folk music really the right idea? Celebration, sure, or performance or whatever, keeping it alive, even-- but to preserve something sounds to me a little like embalming. You've only to go to Celtic Connections to see how alive music is.

Just a thought--