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¡Qué Viva el Westside! Mexican Traditional Arts in Kansas City, Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1993)
Mexico,” Heriberto (Beto) Lopez, Sr., is currently a master artist for Missouri's Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, tutoring apprentice Antonio Sierra, Jr. in the art of mariachi trumpet playing....
You'll Never Get Ireland in American: Irish Traditional Music and Dance in St. Louis, Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1994)
's Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, among them master Patrick Gannon, Helen Gannon, Niall Gannon, Larry McNally, and apprentices Gregory Krone and Eileen Gannon. This essay is based in large part on interviews with these talented and dedicated traditional...
Polkas, Fastnacht and Kloppelei: Contemporary German Folk Arts in Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1997)
of two master folk artists who were selected to participate in Missouri's Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program in 1996-7: Marilyn Loehning, an accordionist from Hermann, and Christa Robbins, a bobbin lacemaker from Dixon. Their stories highlight...
"A Handful of Dinky": African American Storytelling in Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1992)
Americans have had to rely largely on their shared oral traditions to reconstruct their cultural past. One of the foremost traditional African American narrators in Missouri today is Gladys A. Coggswell, a master storyteller in the Traditional Arts...
Buildin' Boats, Giggin' and Foolin' Around is All Fun: Traditional Material Culture of the Ozark Waterways
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1996)
Gigging - the practice of using a steel object in the shape of a large fork to impale fish - has long been a popular traditional activity in the Missouri Ozarks. Many natives of the area consider gigging to be their sport, despite several attempts...
Halau Hula O Missouri: Hawaiian Hula and Lei-making in Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1999)
Despite their relatively small population, Hawaiians in Missouri have a high visibility because of their interest in teaching and performing their distinctive folk arts. This essay focuses on hula dance and lei-making, beginning with a look back...
The Ozark Johnboat: Its History, Form and Functions
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1991)
This essay looks at three aspects of wooden johnboats. The first section tracks their history from their roots in Colonial Missouri through the present day of 1991. Johnboats were used during the period of railroad construction. They have been...
How I Got Over: African-American Gospel Music in the Missouri Bootheel
(Missouri Folk Arts Program of the Missouri Arts Council, 1995)
This essay emerged from the Bootheel Underserved Arts Communities Project, which was co-sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council, the Missouri Folk Arts Program, and the State Historical Society of Missouri at the University of Missouri...
Spectrum, Cultural Events Issue, 1986-87
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1986)
Spectrum, Cultural Events Issue 1984-85
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1984)
Well-Tempered Clavier: A Profound Expression of Bach's Religious Convictions
Johann Sebastian Bach is unquestionably a distinguished musical genius. His supreme creative powers have intrigued scholars for generations, and the study of his work continues to reveal Bach's awesome intellect and unique ...
Character Roles in Opera
Character roles play an important part in an opera. A character role is usually funny in nature and stands apart from the lead role: they are shorter in length and less demanding vocally. The character may have striking ...
Spectrum, Cultural Events Issue 1987-88
(University of Missouri, 1987)
President's bulletin, volume 4, number 02 (February 2, 1973)
(University of Missouri (System), 1973)
Final version, with revisions, of "The University of Missouri: Its Future," regarding the university's recent institutional reappraisal. This document contains seven sections with subsections: I. The unique responsibilities of the university. II...
Background on Bach and the Numerology Tradition
associations which may have influenced him. In order to understand how the numerology tradition developed, it is necessary to investigate a few of the major events in its history....
President's bulletin, volume 3, number 05a (December 9, 1972)
(University of Missouri (System), 1972)
A communication of three new sections of "The University of Missouri: Its Future," which have been added since the document was provided in the President's Bulletin of April 28, 1972....
Art as an interpretation of history during the Hellenistic Age
(University of Missouri, 1917)
In this work, I have not been concerned so much with the trivial events and facts of art in history, as I have desired to interpret in a broader sense the political and social condition of the age through the medium of its sculpture and its...
Spectrum, volume 16, number 06 (August 1989)
(University of Missouri, 1989)
Spectrum, 1981-82, Cultural events special issue
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1981)