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Title New Hampshire Worlds of Music / by Jack Beard.
Catalog Number 1997.007
Creator Beard, Jack
Date 1994-1995
Year Range from 1994
Year Range to 1995
Dates of Accumulation 1994-1995
Dates of Creation 1994-1995
Scope & Content "New Hampshire Worlds of Music is an aural documentary which explores the musical traditions of some of New Hampshire's ethnic communities. Originally produced for radio broadcast, this documentary presents a multicultural New Hampshire that is virtually unknown to many of its citizens. Field recordings were made during 1994 and 1995. New Hampshire Worlds of Music places these recordings in context by looking at the people and communities behind the music.

"The documentary is presented in four parts. Part one is an introduction to some of New Hampshire's ethnic communities and their music. Part two is a visit with two traditional fiddlers who play the music of French Canada. Part three explores the idea of ethnic celebration by taking a close look at Polish polka music. Part four is all over the map with a focus on vocal music." [taken from the cassette liner notes]
Admin/Biographical History Jack Beard is a radio show host and music historian. He worked with the Center for the Humanities at the University of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and New Hampshire Public Radio.
Subjects Folk music--New Hampshire
Polish Americans--New Hampshire--Music
French-Canadians--New Hampshire--Music