Yearly Archives for 2006

Recordings and Photos Presented in the Balearics

Date posted: December 12, 2006

Two annotated CDs of Alan Lomax’s Balaearic recordings, and a volume of Lomax’s Balearic photographs, were ceremoniously presented in Mallorca, Ibiza, and Formentera in December by Anna Lomax Wood, Judith Cohen, Esperança Bonet, and Rosa Vallés. The CDs Ibiza & Formentera …

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Alan Lomax in the Salento: Ethnographic Photographs from the 1950s

Date posted: December 1, 2006

Black and white photographs taken by Alan Lomax during his recording trip in Puglie with Diego Carpitella in 1954 were exhibited at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 1023 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored by ACE and the Italian Oral …

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6th Annual ISOLA Conference to Honor Jacob D. Elder

Date posted: July 20, 2006

The International Society for Oral Literature in Africa (ISOLA), based in Binghamton, N.Y., will hold its sixth annual African Diaspora Conference on Oral Literature at the University of Trinidad and Tobago at St. Augustine. The locale and topic of the …

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ACE Deposits Historic Recordings at Folk Research Centre in St. Lucia

Date posted: June 18, 2006

In a ceremony held on June 18, 2006, at the Folk Research Centre (FRC) in St. Lucia, Jeffrey Greenberg, representing the Association for Cultural Equity, and Rosita Sands, of the Center for Black Music Research, made a presentation of recordings …

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Peter Kennedy Has Died

Date posted: June 10, 2006

It is with tremendous sadness that we note the death of esteemed British folklorist Peter Kennedy (b. 1922) on June 10, 2006, at the age of 84. As a member of the famous “Singing Kennedy” family of Scotland, Peter’s connections …

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