Not the same old (folk) song and dance : field recordings in the European communities of the United States,
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2006-07-27
Videorecording of a lecture by Matthew Barton on the early field recordings made in non-English speaking communities of the United States by field collectors from the Library of Congress during the 1930s. Collectors John A. Lomax and his son Alan Lomax recorded Spanish and French music extensively in Texas and Louisiana. In 1938 Alan Lomax recorded Irish, Serbian, Romanian, Polish, French-Canadian, Finnish, Hungarian, Italian,...
Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas,
Los Texmaniacs concert and interview collection, 2013 September 11 | Homegrown 2013, the music of America | American Folklife Center concert, 2013-09-11
Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 11, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Texmaniacs founder Max Baca is a renowned innovator on the bajo sexto, a twelve-string Mexican guitar, which customarily provides rhythm accompaniment for the button accordion, creating the core of the...
Texas Folklife (Organization) - Texmaniacs (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble oral history,
Oral history with An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble. | Oral history with An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
Oral history discussion and interview with the four members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, led by Ensemble member Pete Rushefsky. Participants are Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress on the day of the group's performance in the American Folklife Center's Homegrown 2013 concert series on June 25, 2013. Inspired by the...
An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)