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Silver and ash / Clare Burson

Publication | Library Call Number: CD-0504

Silver and Ash is an album, performance piece, and songbook that imagines her grandmother's life in Germany, from her birth in 1919 to her escape in 1938. For this project, Burson visited her own childhood home in Memphis, where she conducted interviews with her grandmothers, and ventured to the childhood homes of her ancestors in Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, and the Ukraine. The result of Burson's travel, research, and ancestral archeology is a stunning album of 10 original songs that inhabit and give life to her grandmother's story as well as Clare's own struggles with rupture, silence, guilt, empathy, and continuity.

Musical sound recording
Burson, Clare.
[United States] : Rounder Records, [2010]
Beverly Hills, CA : Manufactured and distributed by Concord Music Group, p2010
External Link
Artist's website.
Record last modified: 2016-03-03 16:26:00
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