Jazz-fusion samizdat typescripts

Loeb Music Library 2016-03-30

Summary:

Handmade and illicitly traded, texts about Western popular music were highly sought after, but forbidden, in the U.S.S.R. They are broadly termed samizdat, from the Russian words for “self,” sam, and “publishing house,” izdat.  Harvard’s collections include hundreds of examples of alternative communication systems, from the primary source materials of the Solidarity Collection at Houghton Library, […]

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http://blogs.harvard.edu/loebmusic/2016/03/30/some-new-samizdat-materials/

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Date tagged:

03/30/2016, 12:00

Date published:

03/30/2016, 11:59