The California Folk Music Project

By Zhaoyang Liu Ethnomusicology is the study of the music of different cultures. Pictured above is Sidney Robertson Cowell, who in the late 1930s, sought to create a collection of contemporary Californian folk music, particularly from immigrants. From 1938 to 1940, she and others traveled around the state, recording songs for the purpose of better-educating … Continue reading The California Folk Music Project