Film, Video Repatriating the Alan Lomax Haitian Recordings in Post-Quake Haiti
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- Repatriating the Alan Lomax Haitian Recordings in Post-Quake Haiti
- Gage Averill discussed the significance of Alan and Elizabeth Lomax's collection and documentation of a wide variety of Haitian classical music, dance music and vodou music in 1936-1937, and related work by Zora Neale Hurston, Katherine Dunham and others. He discussed the process of repatriating the recordings following the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
- Event Date
- March 15, 2017
- - Ethnomusicologist Gage Averill edited and compiled the CD box set "Alan Lomax in Haiti 1936-1937" and wrote the accompanying Grammy-nominated notes, released in 2009.
- Related Resources
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- Running Time
- 1 hours 16 minutes 33 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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