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American Landscapes
  • Artist: Tina Chancey
  • UPC: 700261300085
  • Item #: 143718X
  • Genre: Folk
  • Release Date: 12/14/2010
  • This product is a special order
  • Rank: 1000000000
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Price: $19.14
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American Landscapes on CD

My first impulse was to make a straight-ahead recording of Appalachian music. When I asked my Old Time-playing friends what they'd like to record, though, we ended up with three rough groups: Old Time tunes, both traditional and written by Chris Romaine; urban 1930s swing, vaudeville and blues; and a glorious collection of miscellany ranging from English renaissance and Irish tunes to a Provençal dance and an Incredible String Band cover. What unifies this mélange? The same qualities that make medieval and renaissance music my roots music of choice: authenticity of feeling, directness, and saturation with a particular mood or quality. So, enjoy these seventeen American Landscapes, combining American traditional music and the music of seasoned American performers. It works for me, and I hope it works for you.