Fredric Lieberman recordings: Bertram Levy/concertina, 1981-07-05

Overview of the Collection

Lieberman, Fredric
Fredric Lieberman recordings: Bertram Levy/concertina
3 items  :  OT - 3 reels
Collection Number
Instruction tapes for concertina with Bertram Levy, recorded at the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Port Townsend, Washington, 7/5/81.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
Access Restrictions

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Fredric Lieberman (1940-2013) received his B.M. from the Eastman School of Music, his M.A. from the University of Hawaii, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a performer, composer, writer, and teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His written works include "Planet Drum: A Celebration of Percussion and Rhythm", and "Drumming at the Edge of Magic: A Journey into the Spirit of Percussion".

Lieberman's interests included organology, particularly with regard to taxonomic methods and systematic description, the musics of China, Japan, Korea, Tibet, and South India, and American vernacular musics from Tin Pan Alley through contemporary rock. His taught courses on American Popular Music and World Musics. He had an especially keen interest in the music of John Cage and of the Grateful Dead and served as an ethnomusicological consultant for various Mickey Hart projects.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by Fredric Lieberman with stellavox SP-8, AKG 451-ORTF pair.

Contents: instruction tapes for concertina with Bertram Levy; stereo channel separates hands.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Concertina
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Fiddle tunes
  • Fiddle tunes--United States
  • Folk music festivals
  • Folk song festivals
  • Music festivals
  • Music festivals--United States

Corporate Names

  • Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

Geographical Names

  • North America
  • Port Townsend (Wash.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Educational media
  • Instructional materials
  • Sound recordings

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Levy, Bertram (prf)