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Beautiful Music All Around Us Field Recordings and the American Experience

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ISBN-10: 0252080912

ISBN-13: 9780252080913

Edition: 2012

Authors: Stephen Wade

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The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942, in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains. These performances were recorded in kitchens and churches, on porches and in prisons, in hotel rooms and school auditoriums. Musician and researcher Stephen Wade sought out the performers on these recordings, their families, fellow musicians, and others who remembered them. He reconstructs the sights and sounds of the recording sessions themselves and how the music worked in all their lives. Reflecting decades of research and detective…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 5/30/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English