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1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection

LC control no. 2004695155
Type of materialArchival Manuscript/Mixed Formats (Collection)
Main title1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985 / sponsored by the American Folklife Center ; assisted by the National Council for the Traditional Arts.
Variant titleNeptune Plaza Concert Series, 1985
American Folklife Center concert, 1985
Related namesCephas, John, performer.  » More like this
Wiggins, Phil, performer.  » More like this
Hastings, Dennis, narrator.  » More like this
Kinnaird, Alison, performer.  » More like this
Primrose, Christine, performer.  » More like this
Martínez, Ana, performer.  » More like this
Tahuantinsuyo (Musical group), performer.  » More like this
Dry Branch Fire Squad, performer.  » More like this
Hethu'shka Society, performer.  » More like this
Gospel Music Workshop of America, performer.  » More like this
American Folklife Center, collector.  » More like this
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress), collector.  » More like this
National Council for the Traditional Arts, sponsor.  » More like this
Descriptionmanuscripts: 8 folders.
sound recordings: 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, mono. and stereo. ; 10 in.
graphic materials: 444 photographs : black and white, negatives.
graphic materials: 10 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.
graphic materials 316 slides : color.
Rights advisoryDuplication of the recorded materials may be governed by copyright and other restrictions.
Access advisoryCollection is open for research; access restrictions for some materials may apply. Please contact the Folklife Reading Room before requesting materials: ; 202-707-5510.
SummaryManuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1985, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.
ContentsApril 18: John Cephas and Phil Wiggins (East coast blues) -- May 23: Tahuantinsuyo (Inca music of the Andes) -- June 20: Dry Branch Fire Squad (Bluegrass) -- July 18: Alison Kinnaird and Christine Primrose (Scottish music) -- August 15: Omaha Indians Hethu'shka Society (Omaha music and dance) -- September 19: Ana Martínez (Flamenco music and dance) -- October 15: The Gospel Music Workshop of America (Gospel)
NotesPhotographs include negatives, black and white contact sheets, internegatives, photographic prints, and color slides taken by John T. Gibbs, Reid S. Baker, and unidentified photographers.
Manuscripts: in English, with a program in Spanish and English.
Sound recordings: in English, Scottish Gaelic, Omaha, and Spanish.
Finding aidsCollection guide available in the Folklife Reading Room and online via the American Folklife Center web pages.
Cite as1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series Collection (AFC 1985/015), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
SubjectsFolk music--United States.  » More like this
Blues (Music)--Piedmont (U.S. : Region)  » More like this
Blues (Music)--1981-1990.  » More like this
Bluegrass music--Ohio.  » More like this
Bluegrass music--1981-1990.  » More like this
Folk music--Scotland.  » More like this
Folk songs, Scottish Gaelic--Scotland.  » More like this
Harp music--Scotland.  » More like this
Flamenco--Washington (D.C.)  » More like this
Flamenco--Spain.  » More like this
Gospel music--Washington (D.C.)  » More like this
Incas--Music.  » More like this
Music--Andes Region.  » More like this
Omaha Indians--Nebraska--Music.  » More like this
Omaha Indians--Nebraska--Dance.  » More like this
Spanish Americans--Washington (D.C.)--Music.  » More like this
African Americans--Music.  » More like this
Folk music--Peru.  » More like this
Folk music--Boliva.  » More like this
Folk music--Ecuador.  » More like this
Form/GenreSound recordings.  » More like this
Manuscripts.  » More like this
Photographs.  » More like this
Photographic prints.  » More like this
Color slides.  » More like this
SeriesNeptune Plaza concert series  » More like this
Local shelving no.AFC 1985/015
RWB 0293-0294; RWB 0482; RWB 1556; RWB 1566; RWB 1734-1735; RWB 0487-0488; RWB 1199-1200
Language codeeng eng gla sio spa
Other system no.afc96000025
Geographic area coden-us--- s-pe--- e-uk-st
RepositoryDLC-AFC Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610
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