The Queen Family Appalachian Tradition and Back Porch Music /

The mountains of Appalachia are home to a folk music tradition that traces its roots to England, Scotland, and Ireland. Picking up the African banjo and other influences in its evolution, this tradition gave rise to gospel, bluegrass, and country music. The recipients of the North Carolina Folk Heri... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2006.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Summary: The mountains of Appalachia are home to a folk music tradition that traces its roots to England, Scotland, and Ireland. Picking up the African banjo and other influences in its evolution, this tradition gave rise to gospel, bluegrass, and country music. The recipients of the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award, the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award, and others, the Queen family of Western North Carolina and their back porch music have become icons of Southern Appalachian culture.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 23, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 6 & up.
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