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Sound Portraits From Bulgaria
March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm$5
Sound Portraits from Bulgaria: Journey to a Vanished World
Book Launch by Martin Koenig
Free Admission for Children and Seniors
Sunday, March 1st at 3pm at Brea Civic & Cultural Center
Over 50 years ago, Martin Koenig traveled to Bulgaria to film and record traditional musicians and dancers. Four years ago, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings asked Martin to produce a high-quality recording of this music. As a result, the Smithsonian has just published Sound Portraits From Bulgaria. Please join Martin on March 1st at Brea Civic & Cultural Center to celebrate the completion of this 144-page book with 2 music CDs. He will give a short presentation, show photos, films and tell stories. The book will be available at this event Payment by cash or check only.
“These tunes pack a punch far beyond language barriers.”