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Worlds of sound : the story of Smithsonian Folkways

Author: Richard Carlin
Publisher: New York : Smithsonian Books : Collins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of the record label Smithsonian Folkways.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Moses Asch; Moses Asch; Moses Asch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Carlin
ISBN: 9780061563553 0061563552
OCLC Number: 219568100
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 283 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Creating worlds of sound : the extraordinary career of Moses Asch --
Jazz is folk music --
Lasting friendships : Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, and Pete Seeger --
I saw America changed by music : Harry Smith's Anthology of American folk music --
Music of the world's peoples --
Striking lightnin' : Folkways and the blues revival --
My children's records are not kiddie records : discovering the children's market --
From the hills and hollers to the subways and skyscrapers : the old-time and bluegrass music revivals --
If I had a hammer : the folk revival --
History and spoken word : capturing contemporary expression --
The science of sound --
Smithsonian Folkways : a museum of sound.
Other Titles: Story of Smithsonian Folkways
Responsibility: Richard Carlin in association with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
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A history of the record label Smithsonian Folkways.

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