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Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 124 works in 209 publications in 2 languages and 4,424 library holdings
Genres: Music  Folklore  Biography  Folk music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Popular music  Children's radio programs  Popular music radio programs  Folk music radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Author, Director, per, Interviewee, Singer, Composer
Classifications: GV1771, 796.13
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Step it down : games, plays, songs, and stories from the Afro-American heritage by Bessie Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 70 activities collected here engage young children in games that involve cooperation and sharing . Includes simple directions, notes, lyrics, music and suggestions for how to use the book. The cassette features the singing of Georgia Sea Islander Bessie Jones
Woody Guthrie sings folk songs by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brown girl in the ring : an anthology of song games from the eastern Caribbean( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning author Alan Lomax has dedicated his life to recording the music of cultures that are largely ignored, thereby preserving forever a magnificent musical heritage. In the words of Studs Terkel, Lomax is "one of America's most imaginative and daring musicologists." Together with J.D. Elder, a former minister of culture of Trinidad and Tobago, and his sister Bess Lomax Hawes, Lomax collects here sixty-eight children's song games--the music, the lyrics, and the stories behind them--from countries throughout the eastern Caribbean. Also included are personal essays that detail Lomax's experiences while recording the music, and his and Elder's encounters with the traditions upon which the songs are based. Through words, music, and pictures, Brown Girl in the Ring captures a fascinating and essential part of life on the islands of Trinidad, Tobago, Dominica, St. Lucia, Anguilla, Nevis, and Carriacou. And as they have criss-crossed the world in the wake of the great migrations of the last four hundred years, these songs have taken on as well a life of their own, becoming a cherished part of many different cultural traditions
Woody at 100 by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Miller sings American folksongs by Mickey Miller( )

5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pizza pizza daddy-o by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song
Georgia Sea Island Singers by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes by Noah Bishop( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buckdancer features Ed Young from Panola County, Mississippi buck dancing and playing the cane fife. Pizza pizza daddy-o shows African American girls playing singing games in a Los Angeles school playground. Georgia Sea Island Singers features the musical group performing spirituals from Saint Simons Island, Georgia. Say, old man, can you play the fiddle? features master fiddler Earl Collins
Say old man - can you play the fiddle? by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Buckdancer by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Anglo-American ballads( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonesome valley : a collection of American folk music( )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs for political action( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes. Pizza Pizza Daddy-O( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PIZZA PIZZA DADDY-O (1967) looks at continuity and change in girl's playground games at a Los Angeles school
The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes. Buckdancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BUCKDANCER (1965) Featuring Panaloa County fife player Ed Young with Bessie Jones. Ed Young does the Buckdance, demonstrates making a fife, and plays a tune on the fif
The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes. Say, Old Man, Can you play the Fiddle?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SAY OLD MAN CAN YOU PLAY THE FIDDLE (1970) Virtuoso fiddler Earl Collins, born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, moved to Southern California in the Depression. He plays Say Old Man Can You Play the Fiddle, Dry and Dusty, Sally Goodin, Bull at the Wagon, Black Mountain Rag, and Billy in the Low Ground. Additional tunes not included in the edited film are on the video
The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes. Georgia Sea Island Singers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GEORGIA SEA ISLAND SINGERS (1964) Shot in 35mm film with multiple cameras on a soundstage when the Sea Island Singers were visiting Los Angeles, this program presents a small part of their repertoire of sacred music, including the songs- Moses, Yonder Comes Day, Buzzard Lope (Throw Me Anywhere Lord), Adam in the Garden (Picking up Leaves), and Down in the Mire (Bright Star Shinning in Glory)
Songs of the Spanish Civil War( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brown girl in the ring : an anthology of song games from the eastern Caribbean by Alan Lomax( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of calypso, a uniquely West Indian musical expression
 
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Step it down : games, plays, songs, and stories from the Afro-American heritage
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Bess Lomax Hawes American musician

Bess Lomax Hawes Amerikaans historica (1921-2009)

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Hawes, Bess L.

Lomax, Bess 1921-

Lomax, Bess 1921-2009

Lomax Hawes, Bess

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Lomax Hawes, Bess 1921-2009

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