Friday, December 05, 2008
Adventkalender, 5. Dezember
B. Lee Cooper: "Christmas Songs: Audio Barometers of Tradition and Social Change in America, 1950 - 1987". In: Social Studies 79 (1988) 6, S. 278 - 280. "Shows how Christmas songs can be used as illustrations of historical information, cultural borrowing, and social change. Describes a method which can aid discussion of social change and public perception by dividing songs into tracks: (1) traditional and nontraditional and (2) secular and sacred" (ERIC).