Note: Alan Lomax: Male fears are compensatory for female disempowerment. Women used as objects of trade in networking societies. Societies that place importance on female virginity (mostly high cultures). Economic roles of men and women in various societies. Trial marriage in North European cultures. Bundling, very relaxed sexually. Urban Lutheran ministers tried to control rural sex relations in the north.
About the session: Conrad Arensberg and Alan Lomax discuss varied ethnomusicology and performance style and culture topics. Some conversations include Victor Grauer.
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