publication . Article . 2016

Lati rahvalaulud Johann Gottfried Herderi kogus

Beata Paškevica;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Mäetagused, volume 65, pages 55-76 (issn: 1406-992X, eissn: 1406-9938, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Estonian Literary Museum of Scholarly Press
Abstract
The handwritten Latvian folk songs in Johann Gottfried Herder’s manuscripts collection at the Prussian Cultural Heritage Manuscript Department of the Berlin State Library (also known as “Livonian collection”, as titled by Leonid Arbusow) are a testimony of the folk songs collection campaign at Herder’s request in 1777 and 1778. The authors who responded to Herder’s request and collected, commented, and translated Latvian folk songs have been identified in some cases, but there are also manuscripts of unidentified authorship; the identity of their authors has been widely discussed in previous studies. In the present study, handwritings in documents held at the Na...
Subjects
free text keywords: Heinrich Baumann, Gustav Bergmann, Jakob Benjamin Fischer, Johann Gottfried Herder, August Wilhelm Hupel, Latvian folk songs, Volkslieder / Stimmen der Völker in Liedern, Folk song, Art history, Enlightenment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Performance art, History, lcsh:Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology, lcsh:GN301-674
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Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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