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Singing family of the Cumberlands.

Jean Ritchie

Singing family of the Cumberlands.

by Jean Ritchie

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Published by Oak Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cumberland Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Ritchie, Jean,
    • Ritchie Family (Musical group),
    • Musicians -- Cumberland Mountains -- Biography,
    • Folk songs, English -- Cumberland Mountains -- History and criticism,
    • Cumberland Mountains -- Songs and music,
    • Cumberland Mountains -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes unacc. melodies.

      StatementIllustrated by Maurice Sendak.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.R6 A3 1963
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 258 p.
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5559493M
      LC Control Number67056589
      OCLC/WorldCa355008

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Get this from a library. Singing family of the Cumberlands. [Jean Ritchie] -- "The "singing family" of which Jean Ritchie writes is that of her parents, Balis and Abigail Ritchie, and their fourteen children, all born and reared in Viper, Kentucky, deep in the Cumberland. Aug 28,  · Singing Family of the Cumberlands is both an appealing account of family life and a treasury of American folklore and folksong.

In the deceptively simple but picturesque language of rural Kentucky, Jean Ritchie tells of a way of life now nearly vanished and of a gentle, upright people shielded from the outside world by forbidding mountain 5/5(4).

Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands book. the story of the Ritchies beautifully told by the youngest member of the current generation-told in a colloquial idiom that suggests the speech patterns of Eastern Kentucky The diction never does slip into folksiness Miss Ritchie has somehow made her style perfectly natural, the only appropriate vehicle for her story.

The "singing family" of which Jean Ritchie writes is that of her parents, Balis and Abigail Ritchie, and their fourteen children, all born and reared in Viper, Kentucky, deep in the Cumberland Mountains.

Jean, the youngest of the clan, grew up to be a world renowned folksinger. But she was hardly unique in the family. All the Ritchies sang -- when Price Range: $ - $ Get this from a library. Singing family of the Cumberlands.

[Jean Ritchie; Maurice Sendak] -- Autobiography of an American folk-singer, who grew up in the Cumberland mountains. With the words and music of many songs. Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

the story of the Ritchies beautifully /5. Aug 26,  · Jean, the youngest of the clan, grew up to be a world renowned folksinger. But she was hardly unique in the family. All the Ritchies sang - when they worked, when they prayed, when they rejoiced, even when tragedy struck.

Singing Family of the Cumberlands is both an appealing account of family life and a treasury of American folklore and folksong.4/5(60). Jean, the youngest of the clan, grew up to be a world renowned folksinger.

But she was hardly unique in the family. All the Ritchies sang - when they worked, when they prayed, when they rejoiced, even when tragedy struck. Singing Family of the Cumberlands is both an appealing account of family life and a treasury of American folklore and folksong/5.

Out of Kentucky. Jean Ritchie was born to Abigail (née Hall) and Balis W. Ritchie of Viper, an unincorporated community in Perry County in the Cumberland Mountains of south eastern Kentucky. The Ritchies of Perry County were one of the two "great ballad-singing families" of Kentucky celebrated among folk song scholars (the other was the Combs family of adjacent Knott County, whose repertoire.

To go deeper in your exploration of Jean Ritchie, consider reading her book, Singing Family of the Cumberlands, part autobiography, part family songbook. Born in as the youngest of fourteen children in the Singing Ritchie Family, Jean Ritchie tells the stories behind the songs, the rich family context that gave life and meaning to.

The lonesome singing and the group ""singing the moon up"", the winter evenings and the summertime twilights, the first Christmas tree and the seasonal caroling — these are things to warm your hands on. Jean Thomas (The Traipsin' Woman) was on the outside looking in, but Jean, from the inside, will ""gyarner in"" your heart.

Each song evokes a memory for Jean -- hoeing corn, stirring off molasses, telling ghost stories, singing a dying baby to its eternal rest. Songs lightened the burden of poverty for the Ritchies and brought them joy and solace.

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Spine is creased though binding is tight and sturdy; text also very good. Light shelfwear. A few scratches and what looks to be a small drop of glue on front cover. Singing Family of the Cumberlands by Ritchie, Jean. The University Press of Kentucky.

Hardcover. Ex-library book with usual markings. Missing dust jacket. Has some crinkling and staining. Meets the acceptable condition guidelines. Has wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Fair. Feb 02,  · We included it in our folk show, "Singing the Moon Up," based on Jean Ritchie's book, SINGING FAMILY OF THE CUMBERLANDS.

Performed by Susie Glaze, Kenny Kosek, and our sons Peter and Jonathan. This collection consists of a typescript, including corrections, of Ritchie's book Singing Family of the Cumberlands, as well as the book's jacket, a pencil drawing of an illustration for the book, and clippings of book reviews and articles about Ritchie.

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