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Everyday music / Alan Govenar.

Author/Creator:
Govenar, Alan B., 1952-
Publication:
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
142 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music.
John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music
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Subjects:
Folk music -- Texas -- History and criticism.
Folk musicians -- Texas -- Biography.
Folk musicians -- Texas -- Interviews.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Texas -- Biography.
Summary:
During the 1980's and again from 2009-2011, folklorist Alan Govenar traveled all over the state of Texas to interview local performers of traditional music of all types and to make recordings of this music. Many of these recordings were aired on the "Traditional music of Texas" radio program.
Contents:
Julius Vita : Czech accordion, Seymour
John Burrus : cowboy songs and country hymns, Stephenville
Osceola Mays : spirituals and poems, Dallas
Howard Dee "Wes" Westmoreland III : fiddling, Gustine
Miguel Pedraza : Tigua drumming and chanting, El Paso
Alexander H. Moore : Barrelhouse blues, Dallas
W.W. Trammell : guitar maker and musician, Lone Star
Lydia Mendoza : boleros, corridos, and rancheras, Houston
Original oompah band : German dance music, Tivydale
John Henry "Bones" Nobles : Bones percussion, Beaumont
Yani Rose Keo : Cambodian music and dance, Houston
Appendix : Traditional music in Texas radio series.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-136) and index.
ISBN:
9781603445283 (cloth : alk. paper)
1603445285 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603447560 (e-book)
1603447563 (e-book)
OCLC:
768417910