Urban Pioneers interview with Tanyu Howard, July 20, 2009 (Part 1)

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Title Urban Pioneers interview with Tanyu Howard, July 20, 2009 (Part 1)
Alternative Title Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Tanyu Howard
Links to Media https://stream.lib.utah.edu/index.php?c=portable_details&id=9698
Creator Howard, Tanyu, 1943- ; Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013
Contributor Bateman, Jennifer; Green, Laura Marcus
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2009-07-20
Date Digital 2013-06-21
Temporal Coverage July 20, 2009
Description Recording of an interview (part 1) by Polly Stewart with Tanyu Howard, a participant in the Utah folk music scene of the 1960s. Jennifer Bott [now Bateman] served as sound engineer. Transcript by Laura R. Marcus [now Green]. One of the interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project, 2004-2011
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah)
Subject Howard, Tanyu, 1943- --Interviews; Folk singers--Utah--Interviews; Musicians--Utah--Interviews; Folk music--Utah
Keywords Tanyu Howard; Folk revival; Urban Pioneers; Oral history; Interviews
Table of Contents 1. Growing up in Woodington Township in rural coastal North Carolina/family life; 2. Bluegrass gospel music in the family and community in North Carolina; 3. Growing tobacco and corn during his youth/raising livestock; 4. Hog-killing and tobacco tying as times of cooperative work with neighbors and gatherings; 5. Importance of gospel and bluegrass music/family joining LDS Church; 6. Vestiges of Old English language, pronunciation, and culture in North Carolina/impact of paved roads on rural culture and lifestyle; 7. Bringing traditional bluegrass music to Utah; 8. Importance of bluegrass music in early family life (even though it was not known to them as "bluegrass" then)/Mother's unique guitar picking and strumming style; 9. Remembering early musical influences and experiences from childhood/learning to play autoharp during a mission on the Navajo Reservation; 10. Going to College at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, North Carolina/remembering the LDS Church in Wilson, North Carolina
Type Sound
Genre Sound recordings
Format application/pdf
Extent 43 minutes, 49 seconds
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Is Part of The 30 interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s6bk1x8m
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 716442
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bk1x8m
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