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Thread #158878   Message #3890526
Posted By: GUEST,Richard Robinson
26-Nov-17 - 12:35 PM
Thread Name: folk process: tune evolution?
Subject: RE: folk process: tune evolution?
"most of the collecting went on between the late 19th and early 20th century".

The advent of software, followed by the internet, has made it so much cheaper to publish tunes that there is now a lot of material available going back considerably earlier than that. Try the Village Music Project, for example, and Jack's website.