In cooperation with American and German radio producers and broadcasters the Goethe-Institut USA produces roughly 50 radio features for a program titled The Big Pond. A US-German Listening Series. Features are being broadcasted nation-wide on a weekly basis. All are available for free download in podcast format.
In this episode: Chris Strachwitz is a songcatcher, capturing and recording the traditional, regional, down-home music of the US, his adopted home after his family left Germany following the end of World War II. For The Big Pond, The Kitchen Sisters present the story of Chris Strachwitz.
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