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Kitchen Tunks and Parlor Songs

September 16, 2019
7:00 pm

Monkton Fire Station
Image of men playing fiddles in a circle

In the 1980s, Mark Greenberg interviewed and recorded old-time, grassroots Vermont musicians and produced both a video documentary, The Unbroken Circle (1985), and a CD anthology, Kitchen Tunks and Parlor Songs (2003). In this presentation, he discusses collecting oral histories in Vermont and examines how earlier music survived in the twentieth century and how it was affected by social and technological developments.


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Gill B Coates
(802) 482-2277


Monkton Fire Station
3747 States Prison Hollow Rd
Monkton, VT 05469 United States
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