The Resource American epic : the companion book to the PBS series, Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald, (electronic resource)

American epic : the companion book to the PBS series, Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald, (electronic resource)

Label
American epic : the companion book to the PBS series
Title
American epic
Title remainder
the companion book to the PBS series
Statement of responsibility
Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald
Creator
Contributor
Conservator
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music-blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American-without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today. In the 1920s and 1930s, as radio took over the pop music business, record companies were forced to leave their studios in major cities in search of new styles and markets. Ranging the mountains, prairies, rural villages, and urban ghettos of America, they discovered a wealth of unexpected talent-farmers, laborers, and ethnic minorities playing styles that blended the intertwining strands of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Fortunately, thanks to the continuing efforts of cultural detectives and record devotees, the stories of America's earliest musicians can finally be told. Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty spent years traveling around the US in search of recollections of those musical pioneers. Their fascinating account, written with the assistance of Elijah Wald, continues the journey of the series and features additional stories
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacMahon, Bernard
Dewey number
781.640973/09042
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Mike Chamberlain
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McGourty, Allison
  • Wald, Elijah
  • Chamberlain, Mike
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sound recording industry
  • Popular music
  • Popular culture
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
American epic : the companion book to the PBS series, Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11875808
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Publication
Distribution
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11875808
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 11 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11875808
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11875808
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
American epic : the companion book to the PBS series, Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11875808
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11875808
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 11 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11875808
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11875808
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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