Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia (SIgned First Edition)

By: Barnwell, Tim; Davidson, Jan [Foreword]

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Tim Barnwell s photography has documented the people of Appalachia for over three decades, capturing a way of life and work that has changed little in the past hundred years. Now with sensitivity and grace he honors the music and handcrafts of the region, showing musicians and craftspeople in their homes, studios, shops, or in concert. As in his previous books, striking duotone portraits of these artisans and musicians are accompanied by biographies and oral histories. Here we become acquainted with banjo players, wood carvers, basket weavers, fiddlers, blacksmiths, and many more. A music CD with twenty songs from musicians featured in the book rounds out this rich collection.

Title: Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia (SIgned First Edition)

Author Name: Barnwell, Tim; Davidson, Jan [Foreword]

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: North Carolina,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2009

ISBN Number: 0393068153

ISBN Number 13: 9780393068153

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038927

Description: A celebration of Appalachian artistic traditions from Nashville to Raleigh, with an accompanying CD of music. Tim Barnwell's photography has documented the people of Appalachia for over three decades, capturing a way of life and work that has changed little in the past hundred years. Now with sensitivity and grace he honors the music and handcrafts of the region, showing musicians and craftspeople in their homes, studios, shops, or in concert. As in his previous books, striking duotone portraits of these artisans and musicians are accompanied by biographies and oral histories. Here we become acquainted with banjo players, wood carvers, basket weavers, fiddlers, blacksmiths, and many more. A music CD with twenty songs from musicians featured in the book rounds out this rich collection. 80 duotone photographs. Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Black and white illustrations. Audio CD included. Author's signature on title page. 188pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied.