TITLE

Folk Festival USA

AUTHOR(S)
Youngren, William
PUB. DATE
September 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;9/10/77, Vol. 177 Issue 11, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the "Folk Festival USA" organized by National Public Radio. Role of Steve Rathe, an employee in National Public Radio, in creating the program "Folk Festival USA" for the radio; Discussion over the program and the festival; Information on the Jazz music broadcasts and bands in the program; Discussion on the non-jazz performances in the New Orleans festival, a part of the Folk Festival USA; Information on French Canadian dance-music; Information on some good conventional folk-music performances in the festival; Deliberation on the demerits of this broadcast; Inability of a listener, in case of the radio broadcasts, to identify the performer whose performance is being broadcast.
ACCESSION #
9591949

 

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