7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) California--Music.

  1. W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection, 1936-1991

    7 boxes 4.5 linear feet.. manuscripts: 115 folders.. 239 sound discs (35 hours) : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.. 170 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 24 drawings.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The California Folk Music Project of the California Work Projects Administration (WPA) was conceived and directed by Sidney Robertson Cowell and co-sponsored by the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Music Division, Library of Congress from 1938 to 1940. Additional support was provided by the New Music Society of California and the Society of California Pioneers....

  2. Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    5067 items ; 28 containers ; 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song...

  3. 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    13 folders. 16 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, double track, stereo. ; 10 in.. 203 photographs : black and white, negatives. 3 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. 125 slides : color. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were...

  4. 1986 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1986

    11 folders. 24 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, double track, stereo. ; 10 in.. 10 photographic prints : black and white. 315 photographs : negatives, black and white. 408 slides : color. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and color slides documenting the performance of bluegrass music, blues music, Armenian music, Senegalese music and dance, Irish music, country music, gospel music, Chinese traditional music and modern compositions, Caribbean music, and Polish music and dance celebrating the Harvest Festival from several regions in Poland. Most concerts were...

  5. 1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982

    8 folders. 13 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.. 181 photographs : black and white, negatives. 173 slides : color. 5 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of Irish music, Ghanaian music and dance, Japanese koto music, Mexican string band music, Senegalese music, and West Virginia old-time music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October...

  6. 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    14 folders.. 5 sound cassettes (DAT) : digital.. 254 photographs : negative, black and white, color. 73 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. 10 color slides : color . 4 transparencies : color . 6 videocassettes (Hi-8).. 2 videocassettes (VHS).. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April...

  7. Bess Lomax Hawes collection, 1894-2009

    13,480 items. 45 containers. 394 folders in 31 boxes. 33 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 68 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 sound disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. circa 2,000 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. circa 500 photographs : film negatives.. circa 200 drawings.. 8 videocassettes (VHS) : color, sound ; 1/2 in.. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. approximately 20 items ; various sizes.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers and audiovisual materials relating to the career and personal life of folk arts administrator, folklorist, filmmaker, musician, and teacher Bess Lomax Hawes, most from 1960-2001. Includes work produced by Hawes in her work as a professor at San Fernando Valley State College in Northridge, California, and as head of the National Endowment for the Arts Folk Arts Program in Washington, DC....