Woody Guthrie  American Radical
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Woody Guthrie American Radical


  • Author : Will Kaufman
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780252036026


Woody Guthrie American Radical Book Description :

Kaufman traces Guthrie's political activism and influence on the American and international protest song movement from the Great Depression to McCarthyism. Utilizing a wealth of previously unseen archival materials such as letters, song lyrics, essays, personal reflections, photos and other manuscripts, Woody Guthrie, American Radical introduces a heretofore unknown Woody Guthrie: the canny political strategist, fitful thinker and cultural front activist practically buried in the general public's romantic celebration of the "Dust Bowl Troubadour."...

Folkways Records

Folkways Records


  • Author : Tony Olmsted
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781135353551


Folkways Records Book Description :

In 1949, immigrant recording engineer Moses Asch embarked on a lifelong project: documenting the world of sound produced by mankind, via a small record label called Folkways Records. By the time of his death in 1986, he had amassed an archive of over 2,200 LPs and thousands of hours of tapes; so valuable was this collection that it was purchased by the Smithsonian Institute. Folkways Records is an account of how he built this business, working against all odds, to create a landmark in the history of American music....

Performance Rights in Sound Recordings

Performance Rights in Sound Recordings


  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Copyright
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  • ISBN 10 : PURD:32754078875410


Performance Rights in Sound Recordings Book Description :

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Give My Poor Heart Ease  Enhanced Ebook
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Give My Poor Heart Ease Enhanced Ebook


  • Author : William Ferris
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807899724


Give My Poor Heart Ease Enhanced Ebook Book Description :

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, folklorist William Ferris toured his home state of Mississippi, documenting the voices of African Americans as they spoke about and performed the diverse musical traditions that form the authentic roots of the blues. Now, Give My Poor Heart Ease puts front and center a searing selection of the artistically and emotionally rich voices from this invaluable documentary record. Illustrated with Ferris's photographs of the musicians and their communities and including a CD of original music and a DVD of original film, the book features more than twenty interviews relating frank, dramatic, and engaging narratives about black life and blues music in the heart of the American South. Here are the stories of artists who have lon...

Jazz on Compact Disc

Jazz on Compact Disc


  • Author : Steve Harris
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822023040447


Jazz on Compact Disc Book Description :

The first guide to jazz recordings on CD reviews more than 300 CDs by 80 jazz artists. Essential to jazz aficionados because of the extreme variance in the quality of jazz CD recordings. 45 illustrations and 200 full-color photographs....

The Callas Legacy

The Callas Legacy


  • Author : John Ardoin
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780931340901


The Callas Legacy Book Description :

This detailed analysis of every record made by Maria Callas examines the development of her art from her first recordings in 1949 to the last in 1977....

Multimedia Information Resources

Multimedia Information Resources


  • Author : Paul Terence McNally
  • Publisher : Macmillan Education AU
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Audio-visual library service
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0732940923


Multimedia Information Resources Book Description :

Libraries have incorporated multimedia resources into their collections and make them accessible to users. This book provides practical guidelines for librarians and educators for developing, organising and managing a multimedia collection. Chapters cover collection development, bibliographic organisation, storage, user access, hardware and copyright. The book also examines specific media, including new technologies of the past decade. Practical advice is given on selecting and organising multimedia collections....

Practical Recording Techniques

Practical Recording Techniques


  • Author : Bruce Bartlett
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2013-07-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781136125256


Practical Recording Techniques Book Description :

Hands-on practical guide covering all aspects of recording, ideal for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book offers advice on equipping a home studio (both low-budget and advanced), suggestions for set-up, acoustics, choosing monitor speakers, and preventing hum. This best-selling guide also tells how to judge recordings and improve them to produce maximum results. New material covered in the 5th edition to include: * complete revision and update of digital media sections * new section on mixing tips * new section on podcasts and file sharing * new section equipment and connector levels * new section function and connector types * new section on digital met...

Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats

Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats


  • Author : James Fingeroth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118940358


Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats Book Description :

Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Catsdefines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem,compiling information related to the canine and felineintervertebral disc into a single resource. As acomprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative referencefor understanding and treating disc disease, providing a soundscientific and clinical basis for decision making. Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the booksupplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture,surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient. Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral discdisease, the book describes and discusses the controversies andissues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the...

Fats Waller on the Air

Fats Waller on the Air


  • Author : Stephen Taylor
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0810856565


Fats Waller on the Air Book Description :

A documentation of radio and television appearances by the jazz pianist and entertainer Thomas Fats Waller, from his first broadcast in 1923 at age 19, until his final airing shortly before his premature death in 1943. This book also includes a comprehensive discography and photos....