CDSS News Issues

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CDSS News Fall 2014 Issue

CDSS News fall 2014 cover

Masthead

Letters and Announcements

Columns

Web Extra: Yoga for Dancers: Opening the Shoulders by Anna Rain (from the Spring 2010 issue of CDSS News)

Web Extra: Hear the three singers Mia Bertelli, Suzannah Park, Becky Wright)

Web Extra: Read the three tune notations

Articles

Dance

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CDSS News Spring 2014 Issue

CDSS News spring 2014 cover

Masthead

Letters and Announcements

Columns

Web Extra:

Audio MP3: Black Jack Davey by Sally Rogers from her recording We'll Pass Them On

Articles

Dances

Web Extras:

Videos: See the dance on YouTube —

Poems, Old and New

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CDSS News Winter 2013-2014 Issue

CDSS News winter 2013 2014 cover

Masthead

Letters and Announcements

Columns

Web Extras:

Hands and Feet, CDSS News, Fall 2011

Opening the Shoulders, CDSS News, Spring 2010

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Videos:

Siblings Justyna Orlikowska and Olgierd Orlikowski lead “The Last Words of Copernicus” at the second Ireland Sacred Harp Convention, Aula Maxima, Cork, Ireland, Saturday, March 3, 2012. Polish Sacred Harp singers have taken a special interest in the song, the text of which was reimagined by its composer Sarah Lancaster as the dying words of the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNifUi9JQqs

Bruce Springsteen’s 2012 single “Death to My Hometown,” off the album Wrecking Ball (Columbia Records, 2012). The song samples the lively alto entrance to the fuging section of “The Last Words of Copernicus” from a 1959 recording by Alan Lomax. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UASyS-jUKKI

Velma Johnson leads “The Last Words of Copernicus” during the fifty-sixth annual convention of the United Sacred Harp Musical Association, Corinth Church, Fyffe, Alabama, Sunday, September 13, 1959. Alan Lomax, who recorded the convention, described the song as “good music” and the rendition as “vigorous” in his notes on the session. http://research.culturalequity.org/rc-b2/get-audio-detailed-recording.do?recordingId=4577

Articles

Web Extras:

The Hatchlings by Martha Edwards, CDSS News, Summer 2009

Spreading Our Wings to Fly, by Mary Wesley, CDSS News, Falls 2013

Web Extra:

Slide Show

Dances

Web Extra:

Video: The Boys of Urbana

Poem

Obituaries

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