8 edition of Alan Lomax found in the catalog.
June 8, 2006
Written in English, Spanish, Castilian
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The Alan Lomax Collection includes ethnographic field documentation, materials from Lomax’s various projects, and cross-cultural research created and collected by Alan Lomax and others on traditional song, music, dance, and body movement from around the world. Lomax conducted fieldwork in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia (Republic), Haiti, Ireland, . Search results 1 - 25 of
Lomax later took him to New York where he performed to college audiences. John and Alan Lomax were also responsible for collecting a number of the songs of the Ritchie family of Kentucky. Alan Lomax travelled to Britain during the 50s and collaborated with Ewan MacColl on the radio series Ballads And Blues. He used to come and see me and sing songs for me, saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music. Alan Lomax Song, Book, Village.
Buy a cheap copy of The Land Where the Blues Began book by Alan Lomax. Co-founder--with folklorist father John A. Lomax--of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, Alan Lomax traveled the South from the Brazos Free shipping over $Cited by: Alan Lomax's Massive Archive Goes Online: The Record More t sound recordings made by the famed folklorist are now available, for free.
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The story of Alan Lomax begins with his father who was also a famous collector of folk music. The family members were eccentric and Alan inherited both the positive and negative traits.
He set off to become a collector of folk music at his father's insistence/5(28). Alan Lomax has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alan Lomax’s most popular book is The Land Where the Blues Began. If you've listened to the music you know the story.
Alan Lomax travelled the Deep South with portable recording equipment, hoping to capture the Blues in its most pure form. And capture them he did. He recorded the source of the most original, American form of music. This book tells the tale, and is a fine companion to the CD.
Well worth reading!Cited by: The definitive biography of Alan Lomax-from John Szwed,"the best music biographer in the business" Alan Lomax book. Weekly")/5. See all books authored by Alan Lomax, including The Land Where the Blues Began, and The Folk Songs of North America in the English Language, and more on Looking for books by Alan Lomax.
Alan Lomax is the author of The Land Where the Blues Alan Lomax book ( avg rating, ratings, 43 reviews, published ), Mister Jelly Roll ( avg rating /5.
New edition, revised and enlarged by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax. New York: The Macmillan Company,Cloth, pp. Third edition Reprint, Reprint Services Corp., MarchCloth, pp. The Man Who Recorded the World: A Biography of Alan Lomax by John Szwed – review Richard Williams hails the man who devoted his life to recording the songs and soundscapes of America and beyond.
The Alan Lomax Collection (–), a CD series anthologizing Lomax’s six-decade recording career, numbers over a hundred volumes. AllMusic Review by Steve Leggett [+] FromAlan Lomax (along with his father, John A. Lomax) gathered field-recorded examples of African-American song forms, most of which ended up in the expansive Library of Congress American folk music collection.9/ The copy I bought was a Dover edition of the original book by John and Alan Lomax.
It lists pages. There is significant background information for many of the songs, as well as lyrics and alternative by: This book is a classic of jazz biography and oral history.
It was first published inbased on the recordings and interviews conducted in the end of the thirties by Allan Lomax for the Library of Congress, where he, together with his father John Lomax, created the Archive of American Folk Song and were responsible for innumerous and/5.
The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science of song Folklorist, archivist, anthropologist, singer, political activist, talent scout, ethnomusicologist, filmmaker, concert and record producer, Alan Lomax is best remembered as the man who introduced folk music to the masses.
Lomax began his career. Alan Lomax is a legendary figure in American folk music circles. Although he published many books, hundreds of recordings and dozens of films, his contributions to popular and academic journals have never been collected/5. In a article for HiFi/Stereo Review, reproduced in Rounder's edition of The Alan Lomax Sampler Collection, Lomax wrote about his first major Library of Congress trip with his father.
Their long interviews, which, according to Szwed, invented the genre of oral autobiography, resulted in the classic book Mister Jelly Roll. The new commercial recordings Lomax secured for Morton restored to him, in his last years, the proper benison of his art.
Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Alan Lomax books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Lomax's biographer, Nolan Porterfield, notes that the outlines of the famed WPA State Guides resulting from this work resemble Lomax and Benedict's earlier Book of Texas.
 As the Federal Writers' Project's first Folklore Editor, Lomax also directed the gathering of ex- slave narratives and devised a questionnaire for project fieldworkers to use.
The Alan Lomax Collection (AFC /) contains approximately linear feet of manuscripts, sound recordings, graphic images, and moving images of ethnographic material created and collected by Alan Lomax and others in their work documenting song, music, dance, and body movement from many cultures.
"A book to cherish permanently." "The New York Times."With this ample collection of authentic ballads and songs, you can immerse yourself in the rich tradition and heritage of American folk music. Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody, and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, 4/5(1).
The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science of song Folklorist, archivist, anthropologist, singer, political activist, talent scout, ethnomusicologist, filmmaker, concert and record producer, Alan Lomax is best remembered as the man who introduced folk music to the masses.4/5(4).Since Alan Lomax spent his life traveling American and European backroads in search of genuine folk songs, it's difficult to think of his name in conjunction with popular music.
Popular Songbook, though, asks the listener to do just that, and the collection's reasoning for doing so is a sound one.A number of songs Lomax gathered on his collecting trips later became popular 8/A huge treasure trove of songs and interviews recorded by the legendary folklorist Alan Lomax from the s into the s have been digitized and made available online for free listening.
The Association for Cultural Equity, a nonprofit organization founded by Lomax in the s, has posted s recordings. "For the first time," Cultural Equity Executive Director Don .