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Richard M. Dorson
Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)

Traditional Instrumental Music from Southwest Virginia

To document with recorded music, interviews, and photographs the tradtional instrumental music found in one region of the Southern Appalachians. To demonstrate to both college and secondary school students within the region the viability of folklore study as an intermediary between community and scholastic life. To increase for all persons involved their understanding to fold tradition and regional environment.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$9,995 (approved)
$9,995 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1973 – 7/31/1974