Fredric Lieberman lecture recording: R. Force & A. D'Ossche, 1978-01-16

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Lieberman, Fredric
Fredric Lieberman lecture recording: R. Force & A. D'Ossche
2 items  :  OT - 1 reel (7 1/2 ips, full-track, 7"); WT - 1 DAT (digital, stereo); Duration: 00:29:22
Collection Number
Lecture and performance recorded at the University of Washington, Music 160 class (Dr. Fredric Lieberman), on the Appalachian dulcimer, 1/16/78.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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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.

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Lecture by Robert Force and Albert D'Ossche on Appalachian dulcimer, beginning with a performance of Maddy Grove.

Oxide shed noted on original tape 5/93; tape baked before WT produced.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Appalachian dulcimer
  • Appalachian mountain dulcimer
  • Dulcimer
  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • North America
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • United States

Form or Genre Terms

  • Lecture
  • Sound recordings

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • D'Ossché, Albert (performer)
    • Force, Robert (performer)