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„WHAT THE EAR SEES“
Tap Dancing on Record
(1926 – 1965)

by Uwe Meusel
with Sam Weber
and Kurt Albert

Written contributions by:
Fabien Ruiz, Darrin Contessa,
Susan Abbott, Sacha Shawky,
Veronika Bochynek …

Hardcover (250+ pages) with Compilation-Box of 16 CDs


PART 1 (CD 1-3): American Recordings 1899-1952

01:  Intro: A Tribute to Bill ‚Bojangles‘ Robinson (1929-1949)
02:  First Beginnings (1899-1909) & American Recordings (1927-1944)
03:  The Artistry of Fred Astaire (1926-1952)

PART 2 (CD 4-6): International Recordings 1926-1948
04:  Great Britain (1926-1937)
05:  Great Britain and France (1936-1948)
06:  Germany, Japan, Sweden, Austria, Belgium (1930-1947)

PART 3 (CD 7-9): Post War Recordings 1946-1965
07:  USA and other countries (1946-1953)
08:  USA and other countries (1953-1962)
09:  USA and other countries (1959-1965)

PART 4 (CD 10-13): Tap Dance Instruction 1926-1954
10:  Tap Dance Instruction 1:  USA (1926-1934)
11:  Tap Dance Instruction 2:  Europe (1934-1939)
12:  J. R. Whitton (1940) & Louis DaPron (1940s)
13:  Danny Hoctor (1954) & Special Recordings (1926-1960)

PART 5 (CD 14-16): Tap Masters & Additional Material
14:  The Black and Blue Recording Sessions in France (1973-1979)
15:  Three Concepts: Condos, Raff, Dänel (1989-2009)
16:  DATA: Printed Material (384 pages PDF) & silent film clip (1967)

376 tracks on 15 CDs
306 label photos in the book