Film, Video Repatriating the Alan Lomax Haitian Recordings in Post-Quake Haiti

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Title
Repatriating the Alan Lomax Haitian Recordings in Post-Quake Haiti
Summary
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
Notes
-  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
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