„Barbora died...”, that is to say, about the relics of the foundry folklore in the archives of Adolf Dygacz Cover Image
  • Price 3.00 €

"Barbora umarła…", czyli o zabytkach folkloru hutniczego w archiwaliach Adolfa Dygacza
„Barbora died...”, that is to say, about the relics of the foundry folklore in the archives of Adolf Dygacz

Author(s): Adam Okun
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Customs / Folklore, Music
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Adolf Dygacz; foundry folklore; songs; glass musical instruments

Summary/Abstract: The author presents the research of Professor Adolf Dygacz into the musical culture of glassworks workers. It primarily consists of the songs of foundry workers, their musical and content analysis, customs and vocabulary. The text comprises the description of glass musical instruments considered as a collection of glassworks products, and the examples of musical note manuscripts of Dygacz. The author denotes that up to now the foundry folklore has not lived to see its own popularization and scientific monographic study. The sources of the rich collections of the songs and customs of glassworks, numerous materials from field studies are still kept in the home archives of the Professor.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 22-26
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Polish