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Bibliography of Works on the Hardanger Fiddle

Listed here are some scholarly works in English relating to the Hardanger fiddle.

The Norwegian Hardanger Violin in the Upper Midwest: Documentation and Interpretation of an Immigrant Music Tradition
Author Kevin Francis Hoeschen
Information Master's thesis, University of Minnesota, 1989.

Reinventing the Violin
Author Daniel Laurence Trueman
Information Ph.D., Princeton University, Music, 1999. 200+pp

Devil's Instrument, National Instrument: The Hardanger Fiddle as Metaphor of Experience in the Creation and Negotiation of Cultural Identity in Norway.
Author Mary Elizabeth Neal
Information Ph.D., Indiana University, Anthropology, 1991. 327 p.

The United States Scandinavian Dance Community and Norsk Bygdedans
Author Gloria (Roo) Lester
Information M.A., University of California-Los Angeles , Dance, 1992. 200+pp

Elements of Hardanger Fiddle Music in Norwegian Art Music for Violin
Author A. Rebecca Lynch
Information Ph.D., New York University, Music Ed., ??

Norwegian-American Dance Music in Minnesota and Its Roots in Norway: A Comparative Study
Author Janet Ann Kvam
Information D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, Music, 1986. 292pp

Aural Thinking in Norway: The Lore of the Harding Fiddle
Author Pandora Hopkins
Information Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Music, 1978. 244pp

Comparison of Melodic Variants in the Hardingfele Repertoire of Norway: An Analytical Study of an Aural Folk Tradition
Author Andrea Ruth Een
Information D.M.A., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1977. 143pp

Scandinavian-American Folk Dance Music of the Norwegians in Minnesota
Author Leroy Wilbur Larson
Information Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Music, 1975. 507pp

The Hardanger Fiddle and Its Music
Author Camilla Haugen Cai
Information M.A., Harvard University, Music, 1965. ??pp