Ach Ya!: Traditional German-American Music from Wisconsin (annotated edition)

Ach Ya!: Traditional German-American Music from Wisconsin (annotated edition)

By: James P. Leary (editor), Philip Martin (editor)Audio Book

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Now available as a double CD, "Ach Ya!" was selected in 1985 as an outstanding American folk music recording by the Library of Congress American Folk life Center. Featuring a Capella singers, yodelers, zither players, button accordionists, and full-fledged 'Dutchman' bands from Watertown to Wausau, from Cedar Grove to Birnamwood, this compilation's nearly 50 performances were chosen by folklorists Philip Martin and James P Leary following a year of intensive field and archival research. This is a valuable resource for teachers of German, especially in the Badger State.

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About Author

Philip Martin, an educational consultant and publisher in the Milwaukee area, founded the Wisconsin Folk Museum and has produced numerous award-winning sound recordings and books, including Farmhouse Fiddlers. James P. Leary is professor of folklore and Scandinavian studies at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. His books include Yodeling in Dairyland, So Ole Says to Lena, Wisconsin Folklore and, with Richard March, Down Home Dairyland.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780924119149
  • Format: Audio Book
  • ID: 9780924119149
  • weight: 195
  • ISBN10: 0924119144
  • edition: annotated edition

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