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    Music from the true vine : Mike Seeger's life and musical journey, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Bill C. Malone discusses his biography of musician, documentarian, scholar, and one of the founding members of the influential folk revival group the New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009), who spent more than fifty years collecting, performing, and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and black southerners, which he called "music from the true vine." Bill C. Malone is author of ...
    • Contributor: Malone, Bill C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Music from the true vine : Mike Seeger's life and musical journey, lecture by Bill Malone
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-06-12
    Bill C. Malone discusses his biography of musician, documentarian, scholar, and one of the founding members of the influential folk revival group the New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009), who spent more than fifty years collecting, performing, and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and black southerners, which he called "music from the true vine." Bill C. Malone is author of ...
    • Contributor: Malone, Bill C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Tony Schwartz collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material containing the published textual and media-based products of his multi-faceted career, as well as the research, consultation, editing, testing, and revision that led to those works. Also included are published writings and videos about Schwartz, correspondence with colleagues and clients, and extensive files about people, organizations, and topics that interested him. Some of the ...
    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Date: 1912
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    Fieldnotes
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan
    • Date: 1966

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    Sones de México Ensemble : Mexican American music and dance from Chicago, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring the Sones de México Ensemble consisting of musicians Juan Díes, Lorena Iñiguez, Juan Rivera, Zacbé Pichardo, Gonzalo Córdova, and Javier Saume-Mazzei. The Mexican folk musical group specializes ...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Herrera, Juan Felipe - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-10
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    Open Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and equally successful career as a luthier (violin maker) and musical instrument expert will also be an important part of the conversation.
    • Contributor: Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014-03-31
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992 Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Date: 1901
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    Legends and legacies : an American Folklife Center celebration of public folklore concert and symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Sound recordings and photographs of a symposium on September 10-11, 2009, including an evening concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The events included a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Collection by the Center's archive. Prior ...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009
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    Burl Ives collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television, and on the concert stage. It includes articles, correspondence, press releases, promotional and publicity materials, photographs, clippings, scripts, financial and earnings information, and programs. The Biographical Materials series contains published and unpublished articles by and about Burl Ives. The Subject File series was maintained by Ives and has been kept in its original ...
    • Contributor: Ives, Burl - Ives (Burl) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection Barry Bergey, with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-11
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    Alan Lomax collection, Collection comprises manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, film, and videorecordings created and collected by Alan Lomax in his work documenting song, music, dance, and body movement from many cultures. Includes field recordings and photographs Lomax made in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, the United States, and Wales, 1930s-2004; plus his worldwide collection of ethnographic documentary ...
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Association for Cultural Equity
    • Date: 1933
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    Passing for traditional : the New Lost City Ramblers and folk music authenticity, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Ray Allen discusses the careers of Mike Seeger, John Cohen, and Tom Paley -- the New Lost City Ramblers and their research and performance of old-time and traditional music.
    • Contributor: Allen, Ray - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Passing for Traditional: The New Lost City Ramblers and Folk Music Authenticity The New Lost City Ramblers were pioneers in the old-time music revival that paralleled the great folk music boom of the 1960s. Mike Seeger, John Cohen, and Tom Paley (later replaced by Tracy Schwarz) were city-born and suburban-bred folk musicians who specialized in recreating the sounds of rural southern stringband and early bluegrass music at a time when the folk music scene was dominated ...
    • Contributor: Allen, Ray - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011-09-08
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    Coffeehouses : folk music, culture and counterculture symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffè Lena History Project founder and producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...
    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection Barry Bergey with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-11
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    Kevin Doyle : Irish step dance concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert featuring Kevin Doyle and friends presenting Irish step dance traditions in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 18, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Kevin Doyle of Barrington, Rhode Island is a recipient of a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, the ...
    • Contributor: Doyle, Kevin - Connolly, Séamus - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - National Endowment for the Arts. Folk Arts Program
    • Date: 2014
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    Kevin Doyle, Irish Step Dance, September 18, 2014 at Noon (Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2013-2014) Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle of Barrington, Rhode Island, first learned Irish step dancing as a child from his mother, who learned the steps from her mother in Ireland's County Roscommon. From the age of ten, Doyle competed successfully in many East Coast feis (competitions), earning U.S. Irish Dance Champion honors. He teaches and performs with Rhode Island Celtic music performers Pendragon, folk performers ...
    • Contributor: Doyle, Kevin - Connolly, Séamus - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - National Endowment for the Arts. Folk Arts Program
    • Date: 2014
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    Treasures from the archive roadshow, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 25, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In a concert celebrating the centennial of Alan Lomax's birth, performers feature music on recordings housed in the Archive at the American Folklife Center. John Cohen (b. 1932) ...
    • Contributor: Cohen, John - Down Hill Strugglers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    "Listen to our story": Alan Lomax, folk producer -- folk promoter Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Nathan Salsburg, curator of the Alan Lomax Archive at the Association for Cultural Equity (ACE), explored two key undertakings from Alan Lomax's career -- his 1959 "Southern Journey" field recording trip and its later ancillary, the American Patchwork video recording project (1978-1985). Alan Lomax is known primarily as a folklorist and a documentarian, terms that suggest that his work was largely in service of ...
    • Contributor: Salsburg, Nathan - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Local legacies collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Arranged by format and accessible by state or locality, the collection includes photographs, sound recordings, videorecordings, correspondence, published and unpublished materials, and artifacts related to community events, traditional occupations and practices, and cultural and religious life across the United States and its territories, providing a snapshot of American culture as it was expressed in the year 2000, in communities from every state in the ...
    • Contributor: Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - Local Legacies Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1997
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    Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...
    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    Dorothea Dix Lawrence collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, clippings and other items that document Dorothea Dix Lawrence's career as an opera singer, folklorist, and interpreter of American folk song. In addition, the collection includes her articles on American folklore that were published in various journals and two copies of her Folklore Music Map of the United States, which was widely distributed in American public ...
    • Contributor: Lawrence, Dorothea DIX
    • Date: 1856
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    Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008 The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.
    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Date: 1912
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, inlcuding husband Henry Cowell, Ansel Adams, Ernst Bacon, Suzanne Bloch, Bertrand Bronson, Frank Brown, John Cage, Adrian Dornbush, Sam Eskin, Warde Ford, Grete Franke, Alfred Frankenstein, Lou Harrison, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Maud Karpeles, John Kirkpatrick, William Lichtenwanger, John Lomax, Dorothy Maynor, ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry - United States. Resettlement Administration - United States. Farm Security Administration - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection, (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901