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    John Knowles Paine (1839-1906)

    Biography. Although widely popular during his lifetime, Paine's works dwindled into obscurity as twentieth-century modernism took hold. Recent editions, writings, recordings and performances have brought Paine's music and his importance in American music history to the attention of present-day audiences and scholars.

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    Robert Winslow Gordon (1888-1961)

    Biography. Kodish, Debora G. "Good Friends and Bad Enemies": Robert Winslow Gordon and the Study of American Folksong. University of Illinois Press, 1986.

    • Contributor: Gordon, Robert Winslow
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    Passamaquoddy Song

    Both Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin are passionate about helping new generations stay connected to their history and culture. According to Newell, "These songs are about who we are, that we should be proud, and about our obligations to our children."

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    The ball-room manual of contra dances and social cotillons with remarks on quadrilles and Spanish dance

    Book. print | iv, [5]-30, ii p. 8 cm. | Introduction signed: W. H. Q. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: H. G. O. Washburn - G. W. Cottrell
    • Date: 1863

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    Round dancing

    Book. print | 203, [1] p., 1 l. front. (port.) illus. 20 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Gilbert - Gilbert, M. (melvin Ballou) - Gilbert, M.
    • Date: 1890

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