[resource-net] TONIGHT/ TUESDAY 23rd – from 7pm IAN NAGOSKI – LECTURE

liebig zwoelfe liebigzwoelfe at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 14:47:50 CEST 2013

Dear reSource all*

Just a reminder about tonight in case any of you has interest.

Best regards,


*APRIL  2013*

*TUESDAY 23rd – from 7pm*


*His new lecture, titled The Widow’s Joy: Pride, Genius, Grief & Lies from
International 78rpm Recordings, seamlessly presents recordings from the
mid-1910s to 1950 across a wide geographic area. *
*Musicians, famous and obscure, “classical” and “folk” alike are presented
side-by-side as Nagoski describes one life after another of a creative
person whose biography was marked by displacement, tragic circumstance,
great opportunity, and forces of history beyond their control.*

*In the process, Nagoski shares rarely-heard and often deeply touching
performances, some joyous and some heartbreaking, while asking questions
about the value of life and meaning of music.*

*Following his tour of Europe last year to discuss and share the treasure
trove of lost music he unearthed in producing the collection To What
Strange Place: The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora 1916-1929
(Tompkins Square), *
*Ian Nagoski crosses the Atlantic again to reveal more beauty he has found
amongst crates of forgotten 78s and that led to the creation of 6 more
collections of music from various continents and for such great labels as
Dust-To-Digital, Important, Mississippi and others.*

*He is the featured guest in the current issue of SoundAmerican.org (featured
in this month’s issue of the Wire), where he is described as, “one of the
most singularly important young voices in the preservation of music in

*IAN NAGOSKI will be in Berlin already from the 20th, helping Rich Pell of
the Center for Postnatural History with an exhibit that opens at the Museum
fur Naturkunde on the 22nd. >> more about it: *


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