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New York State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program Folk Music Concert Recordings

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This accretion consists of a series of eight two-hour digital audiotape (DAT) cartridges of folk music concerts entitled "Families of New Yorkers" sponsored by the Council's Folk Arts Program. The concerts feature authentic folk music by performers from a wide variety of New York ethnic and geographic backgrounds, most of whom had never before been recorded. In addition to the actual performances, each tape contains ca. 10-15 minutes of introductory remarks that discuss the backgrounds of the performers and attempt to place the music in context.
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Quantity:
0.1 cubic feet (8 DAT audio cassettes)
Inclusive Dates:
1993
Series Number:
20016

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Chronological by date of performance.

Scope and Content Note

This accretion consists of a series of eight two-hour digital audiotape (DAT) cartridges of folk music concerts entitled "Families of New Yorkers" sponsored by the Council's Folk Arts Program. The concerts feature authentic folk music by performers from a wide variety of New York ethnic and geographic backgrounds, most of whom had never before been recorded. In addition to the actual performances, each tape contains ca. 10-15 minutes of introductory remarks that discuss the backgrounds of the performers and attempt to place the music in context.

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