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Alan Lomax discusses collecting international folk music, part 1

BROADCAST: Jun. 30, 1959 | DURATION: 00:53:06

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Synopsis

Alan Lomax discusses collecting international folk music (part 1 of 2). This 1959 broadcast was recorded after Alan Lomax traveled Europe collecting folk music. Includes: Trallalero song from north Italy; Italian folk opera song; a Slavic style Italian serenade; songs from Naples, Sicily and Sardinia; music from the Bulgarian State Folk Dance Ensemble; a Bulgarian ballad; and "My Little John Henry (Got a Mighty Know)" and "Long Summer Day" song by Alan Lomax.