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Author Wade, Stephen.

Title The beautiful music all around us : field recordings and the American experience / Stephen Wade.

Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Galena PL Adult Non-Fiction - GALY-13  781.62 WAD    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 477 pages : illustrations, music ; 27 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.).
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-445) and index.
Contents Bill Stepp : retreat across America -- Kelly Pace : coworker in the kingdom of culture -- Ora Dell Graham : a little black girl from Mississippi -- Christine and Katherine Shipp : in a chromatic light -- Nashville Washboard Band : something out of nothing -- Vera Hall : the life that we live -- Bozie Sturdivant : a song that went with him -- Pete Steele : it's what folks do -- Texas Gladden : from here to the Mississippi -- Luther Strong : way behind his time -- Charlie Butler : call me to home -- Jess Morris : boiled shirt and cowboy boots.
Summary Highlights the stories behind thirteen field recordings captured between 1934 and 1942, focusing on the experiences of the people--ranging from students to prisoners--who contributed to the recordings.
Subject Archive of Folk Culture (U.S.)
Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Field recordings -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780252036880 cloth
0252036883 cloth

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