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In Tune with Tradition
Wisconsin Folk Musical Instruments
Edited by Robert T. Teske
This book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and vitality of Wisconsin's instrument-making tradition as practiced by seventeen craftsmen in a dozen ethnic, regional, and occupational communities throughout the state. From Ojibwa dance druums to Hardanger fiddles, these instruments and their makers are introduced with stunning photographs and lively, informative text.
Robert T. Teske is executive director of the Cedarburg Cultural Center. The Center's book, Cedarburg, 19461964, received a local history award of merit from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. He received his B.A. in folklore from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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72 pp. 10 1/2 x 8 1/2
26 color photos, 26 b/w photos
Paper $19.95 s
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