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African and Afro-American Drums
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 1 mins

African and Afro-American Drums is an examination of African drumming and its influence on the music of the Americas. Representing eight countries in the American continents, Harold Courlander has compiled an anthology of drum music from three continents and explores its various uses as well as chronicles the ev...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 1 mins
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The Demonstration Collection of E.M. von Hornbostel and the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv
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produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935 (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 21 mins
produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935 (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 21 mins
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Roots of Black Music in America
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 20 mins

This two volume-collection, is a survey of instrumental and vocal music from African cultures as well as from African American musicians in the southern United States. Producer Samuel Charters created the album with the intent to provide musical examples from "two worlds" through traditional offerings of African...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 20 mins
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Que Bonita Bandera
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in With Voices Together We Sing (Folkways Records, 1956), 4 mins
This recording was made at a concert Pete Seeger gave at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for an audience of five hundred college students. A testament to Seeger's skill at leading a chorus, this album features songs from several American genres, as well as from Norway, South Africa, the Jewish tradition, and...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in With Voices Together We Sing (Folkways Records, 1956), 4 mins
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World of Man, Vol. 1: His Work
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 23 mins

Produced by famed folklorist and anthropologist Harold Courlander , this first volume of the World of Man series is selected from recordings captured from Brazil to Scotland and various points in between. It relates the “story, music and natural sounds of people at work…their animal calls and hunting cries, t...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 23 mins
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Black Music of Two Worlds
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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
"The subject of this album is the meeting of three musical traditions—African, Arab, and European—to create a fourth tradition of great richness and international impact, that of the Black New World. It is hardly surprising that Afro-American music is so rich. It draws form three major European sources—Englis...
produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
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Lullabies of the World
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 21 mins
"This collection has been created in the atmosphere of family life, with all the warmth and affection for the little ones before entering their lives. How much security a mother can give her child with some minutes of holding it fast in her arms, once a day, creating this very intimate union, one with the other!...
(Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 21 mins
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Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 5
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins

Singing, chanting and playing instruments—music is a human activity that often draws a community together. Musicians from Haiti, Poland, Burma, Fiji and Scotland share their ways of making a joyful noise on this final volume in the Music of the World’s Peoples collection. (See also FW04504, FW04505, FW04506 and...

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins
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produced by Jerome Rothenberg; in A Reading of Primitive and Archaic Poetry: Arranged by Jerome Rothenberg (Folkways Records, 1968), 27 secs
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