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    Marce Lacouture concert collection,
    Traditional Cajun music from Louisiana, Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory | Homegrown 2010, the music of America | American Folklife Center concert, 2010-06-23 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 23, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert features songs, ballads, and waltzes referred to as "home music" --traditional songs sung among family and friends, in...
    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Kristi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010
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    Traditional music of coastal Louisiana : the 1934 Lomax recordings
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-12-11 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Joshua Caffrey, Alan Lomax Fellow in Folklife Studies, Kluge Center, Library of Congress, was the featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on December 11, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Joshua Caffery examines the songs recorded in the summer of 1934 by John A. Lomax, with assistance from his son Alan, who was then a teenager. While the music they...
    • Contributor: Caffery, Joshua Clegg - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Cultural Integrity and Local Music: Cape Breton Fiddle, New Orleans Funk,
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2017-06-07 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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...
    • Contributor: Feintuch, Burt - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2017
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    1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1979 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of country music, Irish music, Cajun music, gospel music, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress, from May through September 1979, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional...
    • Contributor: Stover, Don - O'Donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio - Louisiana Aces (Musical Group) - Burke Family (Gospel Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1979
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    Charivari concert and interview collection,
    Charivari | Cajun dance music from southwest Louisiana | Homegrown 2003, the music of America. | American Folklife Center concert, 2003-06-18 Catalog Record Only
    Collection consists of photographs, sound and video recordings of the concert of Cajun music performed by Charivari at the Library of Congress on June 18, 2003; sound and video recordings of the interview; 2 copies of one black-and-white publicity photo, program flyer, and publicity materials.
    • Contributor: Ancelet, Barry Jean - Charivari (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Folklore Society of Greater Washington - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2003
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    1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1978 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of Irish music, French-Canadian folk music and contradance, Arab music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, country music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1978,...
    • Contributor: McKenna, Joe - McKenna, Antoinette - Townsend, Graham - White, Buck - Ashby, John - Lawtell Playboys - Mentrotone Baptist Church Singers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1978
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    1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1980 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, videorecordings, and photographs of performances of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass and old-time music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza, in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts...
    • Contributor: Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Stover, Don - Borrell, Roberto - Addy, Yacub - Kubatá (Musical Group) - Estrellas Del Son (Musical Group) - Blema Bii (Musical Group) - Sam Brothers Five - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1980
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    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1977 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National...
    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy - Dockstader, Ray - Fleischhauer, Carl - Johnson, Paula J. - Balfa Brothers - Bluegrass Cardinals - Hobbs Sisters and Bob Goff (Musical Group) - Rumi Songos (Musical Group) - Southern Mountain Boys (Musical Group) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1977
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    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    Neptune Plaza Concert Series, 1995 | American Folklife Center concert, 1995 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American...
    • Contributor: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie - Zydeco Hi-Rollers - Grant Street (Musical Group) - Méta (Musical Group) - Tisza Ensemble - Inspirational Singers - New York Tango Trio - New York-Buenos Aires Connection (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1995
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    National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection. Catalog Record Only Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934, featuring performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more;...
    • Contributor: National Council for the Traditional Arts - National Folk Festival (U.S.)
    • Date: 1971
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    John Q. Anderson collection, Catalog Record Only Collection of home recordings (1956-1968) and photographs documenting activities of John Q. Anderson, including lectures, radio interviews, and his performances of Civil War, frontier, slave, and Louisiana (French, creole, early jazz) folksongs and ballads (Western, American, English, Scottish) accompanying himself on guitar. The collection includes his recordings of Texas Folklore Society programs (1963-1966) with performances by John A. Lomax, Jr. and many others; play...
    • Contributor: Anderson, John Q. - Gillis, Everett - Anderson, Marie Loraine Epps - Lipscomb, Mance - Lomax, John A., (John Avery) - Texas Folklore Society
    • Date: 1943
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    Burt Feintuch collection, Catalog Record Only 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...
    • Contributor: Feintuch, Burt - Hafler, Earl
    • Date: 1975