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Library To Show Appalachian Music Film - Brevard, NC


September 7, 2017

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Manco Sneed

The Transylvania County Library will show David Weintraub's new film on the history of Appalachian music at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Rogow Room. The documentary, "A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music," tells the story of the southern mountain's musical birth and evolution through the strands of the Scots-Irish legacy, the often overlooked African-American tradition and the longest lived music in the Americas, that of Native Americans.

According to director/producer Weintraub, "Mountain music is often discussed as a Scots-Irish tradition that came o...

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