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Mountains of Music: West Virginia Traditional Music from Goldenseal

By: edited by John Lilly

Price: $36.95

Publisher: 8.5 x 11 paperback, 235 pages:

Seller Id: 11


For over a quarter of a century, Goldenseal magazine has preserved and fostered West Virginia traditional culture, giving its readers intimate access to the lives and work of folk artists from around the state. This richly illustrated volume gathers for the first time the best of Goldenseal's insightful articles o the musical culture that thrives in West Virginia's remote mountains and hollers. Reviews: "A collection of profiles on some of West... View more info

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My People Was Music (includes CD)

By: Kirk Judd

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Paperback, 120 pages:

Seller Id: 103


This triple treat is a collection of wonderful mountain poetry, accompanied by a CD of Kirk's spoken word performances. Each poem is paired with beautiful traditional music by well-known West Virginia musicians. The third aspect is the gorgeous B&W photographs by Dave Lambert interspersed with the poems. A wonderful combination sure to delight any reader/listener. About the author: Kirk Judd is a native West Virginian and a long-time performance poet. He has... View more info

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Pictorial History of Civil War Era Musical Instruments & Military Bands

By: Robert Garofalo & Mark Elrod

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Paperback, 116 pages:

Seller Id: 61


This publication focuses on the study of nineteenth century Americana brass bands and their history, instruments, literature and practices. This book portrays both in pictures and in narrative the colorful history of Civil War era military bands and instruments. Most of the 200 photographs that appear in the book have never been published before and focus on instruments that were made in America between 1840 and 1870. Contents of this book include early brass band i... View more info