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Lomax the songhunter

Author: Rogier Kappers; Adri Schrover; Pete Seeger; Jack Means; Peggy Seeger
Publisher: Wageningen, the Netherlands : Rounder Europe, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kappers retraces the journeys and interviews of Alan Lomax and shares the artists' recollections with the folk music historian shortly before his death; includes archival footage.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alan Lomax; Alan Lomax
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rogier Kappers; Adri Schrover; Pete Seeger; Jack Means; Peggy Seeger
OCLC Number: 232647541
Language Note: In English with optional Dutch, English, French, or German subtitles.
Performer(s): Interviewees: Alan Lomax, Pete Seeger, Jack Means, Peggy Seeger, Luis Ramos, Peter Kennedy, Henrietta Yurchenco, Shirley Collins, Vittorio de Seta.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television as an episode of the PBS series "P.O.V." in 2006.
Target Audience: TV rating: TV-PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Songhunter
POV (Television program).
Responsibility: produced by Joost Verhey ; written by Rogier Kappers ; directed by Rogier Kappers, Adri Schrover.

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Kappers retraces the journeys and interviews of Alan Lomax and shares the artists' recollections with the folk music historian shortly before his death; includes archival footage.

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Lomax the Songhunter

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More than 80 years ago, a young Texan named Alan Lomax began working alongside his ethnomusicologist father to discover, collect and record American folk songs for the Library of Congress. Using cumbersome equipment to capture the songs and music of indigenous people in North America and Europe on acetate...
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