Yearly Archives for 2005

Archive Hour on BBC Radio Four

Date posted: December 24, 2005

Folk song collector Alan Lomax loved the traditional songs and carols of Christmas, and sought out music from around the world that summed up the spirit of the season. British folk musician Martin Carthy introduces a vintage radio programme that …

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Caribbean Music Returns To Its Roots

Date posted: December 10, 2005

The Alton Augustus Adams Music Research Institute (AMRI), St. Thomas, USVI, a branch of the Center for Black Music Research of Columbia College Chicago, will officially take receipt of an entire set of the digitized Caribbean music field recordings made …

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ACE Receives Award from the Italian Oral History Institute

Date posted: December 5, 2005

At the closing ceremonies and banquet, held at the Italian Cultural Institute, Luisa Del Giudice presented the Association for Cultural Equity with an award for the “extraordinary role of the Alan Lomax Archive in the transmission and translation of Italian …

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Two Essays: Chief and Greed – A History of the Museum of the American Indian and Biography of George Gustav Heye, by Edmund S. Carpenter, Persimmon Press

Date posted: October 1, 2005

Ted Carpenter, Board Member of the Association for Cultural Equity, has published his landmark study of the ravaging of American Indian art over the course of the last century. “Few collectors loomed as large in life, or cast longer shadows …

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The Rosetta Project Finds Endangered Languages in the Parlametrics Collection

Date posted: September 28, 2005

The Rosetta Project continues to find many valuable examples of endangered languages in the Parlametrics recordings. As part of collaboration with ACE, the Rosetta Project will digitize and catalog the Parlametrics speaking samples and will add these to their own …

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