Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934-1997

Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934-1997


Alan Lomax is a mythical determine in American people track circles. even if he released many books, hundreds of thousands of recordings and dozens of movies, his contributions to well known and educational journals have by no means been amassed. This choice of writings, brought by means of Lomax's daughter Anna, reintroduces those crucial writings. Drawing at the Lomax data in long island, this ebook brings jointly articles from the 30s onwards. it really is divided into 4 sections, each one taking pictures a different interval within the improvement of Lomax's lifestyles and profession: the unique years as a collector and promoter; the interval from 1950-58 while Lomax was once recording thorughout Europe; the people track revival years; and at last his paintings in academia.

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