The Resource Alan Lomax, selected writings 1934-1997, edited by Ronald D. Cohen ; with introductory essays by Gage Averill, Matthew Barton, Ronald D. Cohen, Ed Kahn, and Andrew L. Kaye

Alan Lomax, selected writings 1934-1997, edited by Ronald D. Cohen ; with introductory essays by Gage Averill, Matthew Barton, Ronald D. Cohen, Ed Kahn, and Andrew L. Kaye

Label
Alan Lomax, selected writings 1934-1997
Title
Alan Lomax, selected writings 1934-1997
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ronald D. Cohen ; with introductory essays by Gage Averill, Matthew Barton, Ronald D. Cohen, Ed Kahn, and Andrew L. Kaye
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lomax, Alan
Dewey number
781.62/00973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3551
LC item number
.L65 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Ronald D.
  • Averill, Gage
  • Barton, Matthew
  • Kahn, Ed
  • Kaye, Andrew Laurence
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk music
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Musique folklorique
Label
Alan Lomax, selected writings 1934-1997, edited by Ronald D. Cohen ; with introductory essays by Gage Averill, Matthew Barton, Ronald D. Cohen, Ed Kahn, and Andrew L. Kaye
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 12 cm.)
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-351) and index
  • "Alan Lomax bibliography": p. 345-347
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • 1: 1934-1950: The early collecting years -- "Sinful" songs of the southern Negro -- Haitian journey -- Music in your own back yard -- Songs of the American folk -- Preface: Our singing country -- 14 traditional Spanish songs from Texas -- Reels and work songs -- Mister Ledford and the TVA -- American sings the saga of America -- Folk music in the Roosevelt era -- 2: The 1950s: World music -- Tribal voices in many tongues -- Making folklore available -- Galician music -- Italian folk music -- The folk song of Italy -- Folk song style: notes on a systematic approach to the study of folk song -- Skittle: why is it so popular? and where is it going? -- Folk song style -- Saga of a folksong hunter -- 3: The folk revival (1960s) -- The "folkniks"-and the songs they sing -- Leadbelly's songs -- Bluegrass background: folk music with overdrive -- Getting to know folk music -- Folk song traditions are all around us -- The good and the beautiful in folksong -- 4: Cantometrics and cultural equity: the academic years -- Song structure and social structure -- Choreometrics: a method for the study of cross-cultural pattern in film -- Appeal for cultural equity -- Cinema, science, and cultural renewal -- 5: Final writings -- The global jukebox -- Preface to the 1993 edition of Mr. Jelly roll -- Sounds of the south -- Brown girl in the ring -- Introduction to Katharine D. Newman, Never without a song: the years and songs of Jennie Devlin, 1865-1952
  • Accompanying compact disc: compilation copyright and published in 2003 by Rounder Records Corp. CD contains 11 tracks with radio excerpts and programs, Alan Lomax commentaries and interviews, and various Lomax field recordings. Comments on early days of collecting -- God down Old Hannah -- "Poor farmer" (story and song) -- Excerpt from "Mr. Ledford and the TVA" radio program -- Excerpt from "Your ballad man" radio program -- Comments on Spanish singing style -- Cantar de Verndimia (grape trampling song) -- Comments on the "Tralalero" singers of Genoa, Italy -- La Partenza -- "Sing Christmas" introduction -- Mary & Martha is bound to wear the crown-o
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
pbk. ed.
Extent
x, 363 p., [8] p. of plates
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780415938556
Lccn
2005042879
Other physical details
ill.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1655866-01umb_inst
  • 1354960
  • (OCoLC)57730769
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Alan Lomax, selected writings 1934-1997, edited by Ronald D. Cohen ; with introductory essays by Gage Averill, Matthew Barton, Ronald D. Cohen, Ed Kahn, and Andrew L. Kaye
Publication
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 12 cm.)
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-351) and index
  • "Alan Lomax bibliography": p. 345-347
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • 1: 1934-1950: The early collecting years -- "Sinful" songs of the southern Negro -- Haitian journey -- Music in your own back yard -- Songs of the American folk -- Preface: Our singing country -- 14 traditional Spanish songs from Texas -- Reels and work songs -- Mister Ledford and the TVA -- American sings the saga of America -- Folk music in the Roosevelt era -- 2: The 1950s: World music -- Tribal voices in many tongues -- Making folklore available -- Galician music -- Italian folk music -- The folk song of Italy -- Folk song style: notes on a systematic approach to the study of folk song -- Skittle: why is it so popular? and where is it going? -- Folk song style -- Saga of a folksong hunter -- 3: The folk revival (1960s) -- The "folkniks"-and the songs they sing -- Leadbelly's songs -- Bluegrass background: folk music with overdrive -- Getting to know folk music -- Folk song traditions are all around us -- The good and the beautiful in folksong -- 4: Cantometrics and cultural equity: the academic years -- Song structure and social structure -- Choreometrics: a method for the study of cross-cultural pattern in film -- Appeal for cultural equity -- Cinema, science, and cultural renewal -- 5: Final writings -- The global jukebox -- Preface to the 1993 edition of Mr. Jelly roll -- Sounds of the south -- Brown girl in the ring -- Introduction to Katharine D. Newman, Never without a song: the years and songs of Jennie Devlin, 1865-1952
  • Accompanying compact disc: compilation copyright and published in 2003 by Rounder Records Corp. CD contains 11 tracks with radio excerpts and programs, Alan Lomax commentaries and interviews, and various Lomax field recordings. Comments on early days of collecting -- God down Old Hannah -- "Poor farmer" (story and song) -- Excerpt from "Mr. Ledford and the TVA" radio program -- Excerpt from "Your ballad man" radio program -- Comments on Spanish singing style -- Cantar de Verndimia (grape trampling song) -- Comments on the "Tralalero" singers of Genoa, Italy -- La Partenza -- "Sing Christmas" introduction -- Mary & Martha is bound to wear the crown-o
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
pbk. ed.
Extent
x, 363 p., [8] p. of plates
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780415938556
Lccn
2005042879
Other physical details
ill.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1655866-01umb_inst
  • 1354960
  • (OCoLC)57730769
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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