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Kentucky recordings in the Archive of Folk Culture

Kentucky recordings in the Archive of Folk Culture

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Published by Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. (10 First St., S.E., Washington 20540) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk music -- Kentucky -- Discography -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Gregory Jenkins, Joseph C. Hickerson, and Ann C. Taft
    SeriesLC Folk Archive finding aid -- no. 10
    ContributionsJenkins, Gregory, Hickerson, Joseph Charles, 1935-, Taft, Ann C, Archive of Folk Culture (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14436205M

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Kentucky recordings in the Archive of Folk Culture Download PDF EPUB FB2

Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood singing jubilee-style, a cappella, sacred gospel music in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on Jas part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

Records include photographs, videos, audio recordings, speeches, press releases, annual reports, meeting minutes, and much more.

The Kentucky State Digital Archives provides citizens with access to these records through an online access portal which offers browsing, keyword search, and search refining capabilities. The history of the Archive of Folk Culture begins as a story of “song-catchers.” A year earlier, inwhen Robert W.

Gordon came to the Library of Congress as head of the newly created Archive of American Folk-Song, he brought with him his dream of collecting all American folksongs. Samples of wax cylinder recordings of folksongs collected by the first head of the Archive of Folk Culture, Robert Winslow Gordon.

This presentation of recordings, photographs, and notes from the LP was made in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture.

The Lomax Kentucky Recordings These sound recordings of. Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as billion archived web pages. Bob Hampton wrote this for use as an educational tool, particularly for young, black males, following research conducted in the Archive of Folk Culture and elsewhere.

[catalog record] Don Patterson / Mountain Music Video Collection (parts 1 and 2) (AFC /). The earliest recordings were made by John and Alan Lomax in Harlan County in John was back once more in The bulk of the recordings are the result of Alan's work during three more visits in, and He collaborated in Bell County with New York University Topics: Folk music--Kentucky., Southern States--Music.

Alan Lomax (/ ˈ l oʊ m æ k s /; Janu – J ) was an American ethnomusicologist, best known for his numerous field recordings of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a musician himself, as well as a folklorist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral historian, and produced recordings, concerts, and radio shows in the US and in.

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Hillbilly Days is an annual festival held in mid-April in Pikeville, Kentucky celebrating the best of Appalachian culture. The event began by local Shriners as a fundraiser to support the Shriners Children's Hospital.

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The bluegrass region in the central part of the state houses the state's capital, Frankfort, as well as its two largest cities, Louisville and. Appalachian music is the music of the region of Appalachia in the Eastern United States.

It is derived from various European and African influences, including English ballads, Irish and Scottish traditional music (especially fiddle music), hymns, and African-American recorded in the s, Appalachian musicians were a key influence on the early development of Old-time music.

John Lomax was named "Honorary Consultant and Curator of the Archive of American Folk Song," which in had been created in the Library's Music Division. Alan became the Archive's "Assistant in Charge" inand he continued to make field trips and supply recordings to the Library until In Alan Lomax became Director of Folk Music for Decca Records and edited a series of folk music albums, reissuing pre-war titles from the Decca, Vocalion, and Brunswick catalogs, and commissioning new recordings.

Each release was comprised of four inch 78 rpm discs. Mountain Frolic Listen to Our Story – A Panorama of American Ballads. Get this from a library. Radio-related field recordings and broadcasts involving Archive of Folk Culture collections, personnel, and radio projects: recordings in the Archive of Folk Culture through [Joseph C Hickerson; Archive of Folk Culture (U.S.)].

Please contact Trinidad Linares to initiate this process. With almost a million recordings, the Music Library & Bill Schurk Sound Archives (MLBSSA) is the largest collection of popular music in an academic library in North America.

Our recordings include 45s, 78s, 33s, LPs, reel-to-reel tapes, cassette tapes and CDs. The Dale Kornienko recordings were made by the owner of a record shop in Manhattan called Kismet according to Dick Crum. They have great energy and are appreciated by many folk dance groups.

A Ja Tzo Saritsa is the designated name on a recording which does not match the actual music. This material from Alan Lomax’s independent archive, begun inwhich has been digitized and preserved by the Association for Cultural Equity, is distinct from the thousands of earlier recordings on acetate and aluminum discs he made from to under the auspices of the Library of Congress.

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