Speakers Bureau

Talks and Living History Presentations for Your Community

Kitchen Tunks and Parlor Songs

Image of men playing fiddles in a circleIn 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 old-time music in Vermont and examines how earlier music survived in the twentieth century and how it was affected by social and technological developments.

Special Arrangements: screen or large TV, DVD player or laptop, CD player and speakers, projector (can be supplied by presenter if necessary).

Additional Costs: mileage.

Available in correctional facilities.

About the presenter

Image of Mark A Greenberg Mark Greenberg - Mark is an educator, writer, musician, and media producer who has taught at Goddard College and the University of Vermont. See full biography.

Booking a talk

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