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In Tune with Tradition: Wisconsin Folk Musical Instruments
     

In Tune with Tradition: Wisconsin Folk Musical Instruments

by Robert Teske, James P. Leary
 
This book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and vitality of Wisconsin's instrument-making tradition as practiced by seventeen craftsmen in a dozen ethnic, regional, and occupational commuunities throughout the state. From Ojibwa dance drums to Hardanger fiddles, these instruments and their makers are introduced with stunning photographs and lively, informative text.

Overview

This book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and vitality of Wisconsin's instrument-making tradition as practiced by seventeen craftsmen in a dozen ethnic, regional, and occupational commuunities throughout the state. From Ojibwa dance drums to Hardanger fiddles, these instruments and their makers are introduced with stunning photographs and lively, informative text.

Distributed for the Cedarburg Cultural Center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962559709
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
03/28/1990
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Robert T. Teske is executive director of the Cedarburg Cultural Center. The Center’s book, Cedarburg, 1946–1964, received a local history award of merit from the Wisconsin Historical Society.  He received his B.A. in folklore from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

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