Download e-book for iPad: Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934-1997 by Ronald Cohen

By Ronald Cohen

ISBN-10: 0415938546

ISBN-13: 9780415938549

ISBN-10: 0415938554

ISBN-13: 9780415938556

Alan Lomax is a mythical determine in American folks tune circles. even though he released many books, hundreds of thousands of recordings and dozens of flicks, his contributions to renowned and educational journals have by no means been accrued. This selection of writings, brought via Lomax's daughter Anna, reintroduces those crucial writings. Drawing at the Lomax records in manhattan, this booklet brings jointly articles from the 30s onwards. it really is divided into 4 sections, each one shooting a unique interval within the improvement of Lomax's lifestyles and profession: the unique years as a collector and promoter; the interval from 1950-58 while Lomax was once recording thorughout Europe; the folks tune revival years; and eventually his paintings in academia.

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