Sam Bennett

A Case Study in the English Fiddle Tradition from James Madison Carpenter's Ethnographic Field Collection

Elaine Bradtke

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Abstract

An in-depth look at Sam Bennett, the man and his music. Questions are raised about the reliability of the recordings as to pitch and tempo, and their usefulness as sources for stylistic information. Does the collection reflect what is known of Bennett’s extensive repertoire, and that of his contemporaries? Was Sam Bennett an paragon or an anomaly? Exploring Carpenter’s material from Bennett allows us to better understand the performer and contextualise the performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages57-73
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06 - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jul 200616 Jul 2006

Conference

ConferenceNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityAberdeen
Period13/07/0616/07/06

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Keywords

  • Carpenter
  • Bennett
  • transcription

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Bradtke, E. (2008). Sam Bennett: A Case Study in the English Fiddle Tradition from James Madison Carpenter's Ethnographic Field Collection. 57-73. Paper presented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

Sam Bennett : A Case Study in the English Fiddle Tradition from James Madison Carpenter's Ethnographic Field Collection. / Bradtke, Elaine.

2008. 57-73 Paper presented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Bradtke, E 2008, 'Sam Bennett: A Case Study in the English Fiddle Tradition from James Madison Carpenter's Ethnographic Field Collection' Paper presented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 13/07/06 - 16/07/06, pp. 57-73.
Bradtke E. Sam Bennett: A Case Study in the English Fiddle Tradition from James Madison Carpenter's Ethnographic Field Collection. 2008. Paper presented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
Bradtke, Elaine. / Sam Bennett : A Case Study in the English Fiddle Tradition from James Madison Carpenter's Ethnographic Field Collection. Paper presented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention 06, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.17 p.
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