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(Monitor Records, 1976), 48 mins
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Sioux: Courting Melody
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 2 (Folkways Records, 1952), 1 min

Continuing where Volume 1 left off, this album includes traditional musics of twelve different cultures, from Cuban to Sioux, Azerbaijani and Congolese. There are dances, work songs, songs of love and farewell. This is an extraordinarily diverse sampling of music from around the world. Three more volumes were pu...

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 2 (Folkways Records, 1952), 1 min
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Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia
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produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
The sounds and social history of African American banjo playing—32 superb instrumentals and vocals, recorded between 1974 and 1997. Extensively annotated with performer's life histories, tunings, lyrics, bibliography, and discography. The banjo's gourd ancestors came to the Americas with enslaved Africans, forg...
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
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Boston Fiddle: The Dudley Street Tradition
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Cape Breton Violin
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performed by Willie Kennedy (Rounder Records, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
performed by Willie Kennedy (Rounder Records, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
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The Cradle of Harmony: William Sidney Mount's Violin and Fiddle Music
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composed by William Sidney Mount, 1807-1868 (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
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The Heart of Cape Breton
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
With a culture deeply influenced by 19th century Scottish emigration, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is widely celebrated for its fiddle music. Profoundly rooted in old Scottish tradition, the music is increasingly moving to center stage in the contemporary Celtic revival, as seen in the popularity of Cape Breton fidd...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
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Jigs and Reels, Vol.2
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produced by Verner Mikkelson, fl. 1961 (Folkways Records, 1960), 46 mins
produced by Verner Mikkelson, fl. 1961 (Folkways Records, 1960), 46 mins
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