Film, Video Dick Spottswood: Mini Symposium
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- Dick Spottswood: Mini Symposium
- The renowned discographer, researcher, author, broadcaster and scholar of folk and ethnic music Dick Spottswood participated in a two-part event at the Library, featuring an interview about his career and accomplishments followed by a panel with prominent Washington area folklorists, ethnomusicologists, discographers and archivists highlighting his numerous contributions to American music.
- May 14, 2019
- - Among his many accomplishments, Dick Spottswood is celebrated as the author of the essential "Ethnic Music on Records: A Discography of Ethnic Recordings Produced in the United States, 1893-1942," a seven-volume listing of early sound recordings by foreign language and minority groups in the U.S.; the 15-volume LP series "Folk Music in America," produced for the Library of Congress to mark the 1976 Bicentennial; for his research on Caribbean, South American, bluegrass, blues, and country recordings; and for his contributions to hundreds of influential reissue recordings by labels such as Arhoolie, Rounder, Yazoo and Bear Family as well as his own Melodeon and Piedmont labels.
- 2 hours 21 minutes 17 seconds
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