Cultural Integrity and Local Music: Cape Breton Fiddle, New Orleans Funk,
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2017-06-07
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Documentation of a presentation in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Based on Burt Feintuch's fieldwork in Cape Breton Island and in New Orleans, this talk develops the idea of "cultural integrity" and explores local desires and anxieties about the role distinctive local music plays in a good and satisfying life. Two seemingly very different places, Cape Breton...
Feintuch, Burt - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Burt Feintuch collection,
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Audio recordings, moving images, photographs, and associated manuscripts related to Burt Fientuch's fieldwork in numerous locations from 1975 to 2012. Burt Feintuch's Cape Breton fieldwork, made primarily from 1997-2012, focuses on local music and extends to occupational folklife, the revitalization of Gaelic, indigenous culture, and tourism. The work was primarily in Gaelic-heritage communities, but it also attends to Francophone and First Nations cultures. This...