Folk Songs from Thompson, Manitoba


Whidden, Lynne (Compiled by); Ricardo Rodriguez (Illust.)

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Whidden, Lynne (Compiled by); Ricardo Rodriguez (Illust.). Folk Songs from Thompson, Manitoba. Thompson, Manitoba, Canada: Thompson Citizenship Council | Printed by the Precambrian Press, ND [Circa 1970’s?]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 58. Small 8vo., measuring 6″ x 9″. Illustrated textured stapled card covers. Chiefly comprising of musical scores, and lyrics accompanied with lovely illustrations throughout. Includes folk songs from a diverse range of communities present in the Thompson including: Canadian, Chilean, Dutch, English, Finnish, French-Canadian, German, Icelandic, Indian, Italian, Mennonite, Philippino, Polish, Portuguese, Scottish, Ukrainian, Welsh, and Yugoslavian. Covers have a few faint spots, contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound stapled binding. Overall, very good. Quite scarce in commerce with no extant copies available at time of cataloguing. Corresponds to OCLC#218343652 showing only a handful of listings. At time of cataloguing not in BAC/LAC, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Brandon University Archives & Special Collections. Stapled Wraps. Compiled by Lynne Whidden under the auspices of the Thompson Citizenship Council Inc. “Collection of songs from 18 of the ethnic groups living in Thompson”. (#2081) $65.00