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1, 2, 3 and a Zing Zing Zing
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(Folkways Records, 1953), 25 mins

Created as a sample of what one might hear on a typical summer day in New York City, Tony Schwartz’s 1952 soundscape features the street games and songs of children of West Midtown Manhattan. The distinctive variety of rhythms and melodies are demonstrative of the nationalities represented in one of the many et...

(Folkways Records, 1953), 25 mins
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1947 - 1952
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performed by The Stanley Brothers (Rootbag Records OMP, 2008), 35 mins
performed by The Stanley Brothers (Rootbag Records OMP, 2008), 35 mins
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Africa South of the Sahara
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produced by Alan P. Merriam, 1923-1980 and Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 1 hour 20 mins
produced by Alan P. Merriam, 1923-1980 and Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 1 hour 20 mins
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African-American Folk Rhythms
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 40 mins
Ella Jenkins and the Goodwill Spiritual Choir collaborate in this lively presentation of African- American music for adults and older children. The choral arrangements of spirituals, work songs, children's rhymes, and other forms present a cross-section of African-American experience and music in a variety of sty...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 40 mins
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Afro-American Music: A Demonstration Recording
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produced by Willis James (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 hour 46 mins

Willis James, former chairman of the Music Department at Spelman College, looks at how the complex musical and linguistic practices of west coast African cultures have been translated into the musical practices of African Americans. In this lecture performance, he covers spirituals, work songs, blues and jazz.

produced by Willis James (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 hour 46 mins
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The Age of Possibility
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produced by Carrie Newcomer, fl. 2009; performed by Carrie Newcomer, fl. 2009 (Rounder Records, 2000), 44 mins, 13 page(s)
produced by Carrie Newcomer, fl. 2009; performed by Carrie Newcomer, fl. 2009 (Rounder Records, 2000), 44 mins, 13 page(s)
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Alan Lomax Haiti Collection, Vol. 7: Bal (Dance) Songs
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performed by The La Morinillère String Band (Alexander Street, 2009), 9 mins
performed by The La Morinillère String Band (Alexander Street, 2009), 9 mins
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Alan Lomax Haiti Collection, Vol. 10
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performed by Group of singers (Alexander Street, 2009), 7 mins
performed by Group of singers (Alexander Street, 2009), 7 mins
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Alan Lomax Haiti Collection, Vol. 15: Vodoun Songs
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performed by Cécile (Alan Lomax Haiti Collection) (Alexander Street, 2009), 9 mins
performed by Cécile (Alan Lomax Haiti Collection) (Alexander Street, 2009), 9 mins
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Alan Lomax Haiti Collection, Vol. 19: Vodoun Songs
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performed by Odelia (Alan Lomax Haiti Collection) (Alexander Street, 2009), 10 mins
performed by Odelia (Alan Lomax Haiti Collection) (Alexander Street, 2009), 10 mins
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