WorldCat Identities

Ritchie, Jean

Overview
Works: 179 works in 409 publications in 1 language and 10,520 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Methods (Music)  Hymns  Discographies  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Juvenile works  Folk music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Compiler, Editor, Singer, Narrator, Composer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Host, Speaker
Classifications: PN1995.9.B55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jean Ritchie
 
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Smithsonian Folkways children's music collection by Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-six children's songs, games, and poems from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records, performed by such artists as Woody Guthrie, Ella Jenkins, and Pete Seeger
Classic mountain songs from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

5 editions published between 1004 and 1994 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
Jean Ritchie and Doc Watson at Folk City by Jean Ritchie( )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Ritchie's swapping song book( )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk songs, each with a short description of each song
Folk songs of the southern Appalachians as sung by Jean Ritchie( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Ritchie is the best known and most respected singer of traditional ballads in the United States. It has been nearly thirty years since she originally published Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians, and the music found here tells the story of the "Singing Ritchie Family" at a time when railroads, coal mines, and hillbilly radio were making their first incursions into the mountains of eastern Kentucky. Built upon a foundation of balladry inherited from old-world Scotland, the family's repertoire was certainly eclectic but not haphazard. The Child ballads, lyric folksongs, play party or frolic songs, Old Regular Baptist lined hymns, Native American ballads, "hant" songs, and carols brought together in this collection were assembled by family members who actively sought out fragments of tunes and completed them by adding or embellishing verses and melodies. This new edition has faithfully retained all seventy-seven line scores of the songs and added four new ones, Loving Hannah, Lovin' Henry, Her Mantle So Green, and The Reckless and Rambling Boy. The original headnotes and photographs tell the history of the song as well as how it became a part of the family's life. Chords are indicated for accompaniment; however, music notation and the printed word can present only a reasonable facsimile of any actual song. Jean's singing is simply the best guide to how the song should be sung, so a new audiography and videography have been added to this edition
Ballads from her Appalachian family tradition by Jean Ritchie( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appalachian versions of the Child ballads, English and Scottish narrative songs collected and published by Francis James Child in the late 19th century
British traditional ballads (Child ballads) in the southern mountains by Kenneth S Goldstein( Recording )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song
Jean Ritchie's Dulcimer people by Jean Ritchie( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wassail! Wassail! by John Langstaff( Recording )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic southern gospel : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest folksingers of the sixties( Recording )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: great artists from the Vanguard folk catalogue and disc 2: highlights of the Newport folk festivals
The Ritchie family of Kentucky by Jean Ritchie( )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Appalachian dulcimer : an instructional record by Jean Ritchie( )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's songs and games from the southern mountains by Kenneth S Goldstein( )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures from the Folk den by Roger McGuinn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Folk songs of the southern Appalachians as sung by Jean Ritchie
Alternative Names
Jean Ritchie American folk singer

Jean Ritchie Amerikaans zanger

Jean Ritchie Amerikaans zangeres

Jean Ritchie chanteuse américaine

Jean Ritchie US-amerikanische Sängerin

Джин Ричи

ジーン・リッチー

Languages
English (129)

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Folk songs of the southern Appalachians as sung by Jean Ritchie