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A Kingdom of fiddlers : the story of old-time music traditions in the rural community

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  • Creator researched and produced from original fieldwork by Phil Martin and Lewis Koch
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Dodgeville, WI : Wisconsin Folklife Center, [1983] ©1983
  • Physical Details
    • 1 filmstrip (108 frames) : color with black and white sequences ; 35 mm + 1 audiocassette (18 min. : 1 7/8 ips) + 1 teacher's guide (8 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm)
  • OCLC ocm10730924
  • Credits
    • Script, Phil Martin ; color photography, Lewis Koch ; narrator, Ken Ohst


  • Introduces authentic traditions of old-time dance music in Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest, shows that folk music is interrelated with many other aspects of community life, and tells of the existence of elder traditional artists and the value of their information and skills.


  • Sound accompaniment for manual and automatic operation.
  • Intended audience: Targeted for 4th grade Wisconsin history and music studies, also appropriate for general adult audiences.
  • Forms part of: Wisconsin Music Archives.
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