"DeTOQUEVILLE'S AMERICA: MUSIC IN TENNESSEE"
1 analog video cassette tape (VCT-0223)
December 12, 1997
CNN filmed this dramatization in Murfreesboro
on December 12 and sent the final production to CPM.
Scope and Content:
Actor Tim Lynch portrays Alexis de Toqueville
in reenacting a historic trip de Toqueville took
in 1831-1832. Lynch and CPM director Paul Wells discuss and debate American
music, especially in regards to aesthetics, tune repertoires, cultural
backgrounds and influences; they also compare American forms to European music.
Bruce Nemerov (banjo, guitar) of CPM and James Bryan
(fiddle) play tunes for entertainment and illustration: jigs, waltzes,
hornpipes, marches, etc. Mike Leahy, of WAPB radio, Murfreesboro, hosts the
Located among audio visual materials and filed by tape number.