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Harry Smith's Anthology of American folk music : America changed through music / edited by Ross Hair and Thomas Ruys Smith.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
x, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : America changed through music / Ross Hair and Thomas Ruys Smith -- "Spun in a wheel of vertigo" : Harry Smith and the magic of history / Geoff Ward -- Harry Smith's Anthology of American folk music : the critical heritage / Rory Crutchfield -- Interlude 1 : "This unknown body of Americana" : Alan Lomax's List of American Folk Songs on commercial records and the Anthology of American folk music / Nathan Salsburg -- Harry Smith, the Anthology, and the artist as collector / Justin Parks -- Collage, politics, and narrative approaches to Harry Smith's Anthology of American folk music / Dan Blim -- Harry Smith : collecting thought-forms and programming the aerial computer / R. Bruce Elder -- "Fatal flower garden" : the execution of a Child ballad / Robin Purves -- Smith's Amnesia theater : "Moonshiner's dance" in Minnesota / Kurt Gegenhuber -- Dead presidents : "Charles Guiteau," " White house blues," and the histories of Smithville / Thomas Ruys Smith -- Interlude 2 : How weird is folk? / Sharron Kraus -- "Volk roots and hiart leaves" : John Fahey and the Anthology of American folk music -- Recycling the South : contemporary literature and the Anthology of American folk music / Phil Langran -- The "other lives" of Harry Smith's Anthology of American folk music / Paola Ferrero.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781472479204 (hardback ; alk. paper)
  • 1472479203 (hardback ; alk. paper)
  • (e-book)
LCCN:
2016031395
OCLC:
953525438
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