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Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia

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Tim Barnwell’s photography has documented the people of Appalachia for over three decades, capturing a way of life and work that has changed little in the past hundred years. Now with sensitivity and grace he honors the music and handcrafts of the region, showing musicians and craftspeople in their homes, studios, shops, or in concert.

As in his previous books, striking duo
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 28th 2009 by W. W. Norton & Company
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Grady Ormsby
Oct 15, 2015 Grady Ormsby rated it really liked it
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Recommended to Grady by: Steve Kelly
Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia is a wonderful collection of photographs by Tim Barnwell, an Asheville, NC, resident, professional photographer and teacher for more than thirty years. One of Barnwell’s pursuits has been the photographing of musicians and craftspeople throughout the Appalachian region of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky. He has documented musicians, luthiers, basket weavers, potters, fabric artists, story ...more
A small, but very important piece of American History, This compilation of "oral histories" is a patchwork of some of the finest producers of traditional Appalachian crafts and music.

The people in this book are from the heartland of Appalachia -- Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

All of the stories were extremely interesting, but the most extraordinary were from those who inherited their talent from family. It's almost like the stories that have been passed down through the genera
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