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The Resource The day is so long and the wages so small : music on a summer island, Samuel Charters

The day is so long and the wages so small : music on a summer island, Samuel Charters

Label
The day is so long and the wages so small : music on a summer island
Title
The day is so long and the wages so small
Title remainder
music on a summer island
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Charters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the summer of 1958 Samuel Charters and Ann Danberg travelled to Andros, an 'island on the wrong side of the wind' in the Bahamas. They were drawn to this remote location by a song, so rich and startling in its resonance that they followed it to its source."--Jacket
  • "In The Day Is So Long and the Wages So Small Charters recalls the unique experience of this incredible summer. Living within the small yet vital community descended from a handful of Bahamian slaves, Charters and Danberg discovered the pleasures and the harsh realities of island life. They also found that the historical fusion of disparate cultures on Andros, from Africa and Europe, had resulted in a rich, distinctive musical confluence that stubbornly resisted the influx of modern styles. The invaluable recordings they made that summer introduced the world to the guitar music of Joseph Spence, the ballads and 'rhyming' songs of John Roberts and Frederick McQueen, and a wealth of traditional Bahamian music."--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1929-2015
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Charters, Samuel
Dewey number
781.62/9697296
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3565
LC item number
.C53 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk music
  • Folk music
  • Charters, Samuel
  • Bahamas
Label
The day is so long and the wages so small : music on a summer island, Samuel Charters
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gal, You Want To Go Back To Scambo
  • A Walk On The Beach
  • The Pleasures Of Sailing
  • The Day Is So Long And The Wages So Small
  • McQueen
  • Last Long Summer Days
  • A Different Kind Of Music
  • An Island The Wrong Side Of The Wind
  • The Problem With Fishing Boats
  • An Island House
  • Night Voices
  • Opinions About Sharks
  • Spence
  • Sharks Again
Control code
40043695
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9780714530567
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98046735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The day is so long and the wages so small : music on a summer island, Samuel Charters
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gal, You Want To Go Back To Scambo
  • A Walk On The Beach
  • The Pleasures Of Sailing
  • The Day Is So Long And The Wages So Small
  • McQueen
  • Last Long Summer Days
  • A Different Kind Of Music
  • An Island The Wrong Side Of The Wind
  • The Problem With Fishing Boats
  • An Island House
  • Night Voices
  • Opinions About Sharks
  • Spence
  • Sharks Again
Control code
40043695
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9780714530567
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98046735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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