sábado, 27 de febrero de 2010
Screening Room with Alan Lomax (1975)
Alan Lomax spent over six decades working as a musicologist, author, record producer,filmmaker, concert promoter, singer, photographer, and network radio host to promoteknowledge and appreciation of the world's folk music. As an anthropologist of the performingarts he produced a multimedia database called The Global Jukebox, which surveysthe relationship between dance, song, and human history. He was a lifelong advocate for"cultural equity," proposing to reverse the centralization of communications and secure avalid forum for the expressive arts of all indigenous cultures. Alan Lomax appeared on Screening Room in August 1975 to discuss the theory of Choreometrics and show the film Dance and Human History.