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Relics and Treasures, Old and New: A Celebration of Traditional Music Found in Berea College's Appalachian Sound Archives

Six radio programs of traditional music produced for WMMT-FM Whitesburg, KY., by Suzanne Savell, Berea Sound Fellow.

Suzanne Savell

Suzanne Savell (January - March, 2007)Suzanne Savell worked at Appalshop, the multi-disciplinary arts and education center in Whitesburg, Kentucky, where she conducted after-school music programs, a bi-annual workshop / concert series, and produced traditional music programming on public radio station WMMT-FM.

In her Fellowship work Suzanne researched and developed themes and scripts for a multi-part radio series that highlights recordings of traditional Appalachian performers found in Berea's John Lair and Celebration of Traditional Music Collections.

The series is entitled "Relics and Treasures, Old and New: A Celebration of Traditional Music Found in Berea College's Appalachian Sound Archives," and was produced for Appalshop's community radio station, WMMT-FM.

Relics and Treasures Old and New

A WMMT radio series celebrating traditional music found in recordings from the Appalachian Sound Archive of Berea College.  This archive is home to a treasure of non-commercial sound and video recordings that document Appalachian history and culture.  This radio series was produced in 2009 by Suzanne Savell and Rich Kirby. Our deep appreciation to the Hutchins Library at Berea for their cooperation in this work.