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When I Was a Boy in Brooklyn
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produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

"This record is an unabashed reconstruction of a piece of American life that disappeared between [the World Wars]," says Israel Kaplan in his "autobiography." He remembers—pulling no punches—the colorful games, sayings ("Iodine if you can see it; aspirin if you can’t."), riddles, rhymes, superstitions, epithet...

produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins
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Comments on the Raga with Musical Illustration
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Henry Jacobs; performed by Henry Jacobs; in Radio Programme, No. 1: Henry Jacobs' "Music and Folklore" (Folkways Records, 1955), 10 mins

Experimental radio programs from San Francisco’s KPFA station produced this series of "audio collages," which includes an eclectic mix of electronic music, a "sonata for loudspeaker," a polyrhythmic improvisation created by sampling "primitive percussion instruments and voice," and spoofed interviews with a phon...

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Henry Jacobs; performed by Henry Jacobs; in Radio Programme, No. 1: Henry Jacobs' "Music and Folklore" (Folkways Records, 1955), 10 mins
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Blues In Minore
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performed by Jimmy Carroll Percussion Ensemble; in Speed the Parting Guest/The Hot-Tempered Clavichord (Cook Records, 1953), 3 mins
Jimmy Carroll arranged and conducted this assortment of high-impact percussion ensembles. Nine percussionists congregated to play orchestra bells, pitched drums, cowbells, vibraphone, brake drum, snare drum, gong, chimes, tympani, xylophone, siren, slapstick, hand bells, harp, other assorted toys and even the mor...
performed by Jimmy Carroll Percussion Ensemble; in Speed the Parting Guest/The Hot-Tempered Clavichord (Cook Records, 1953), 3 mins
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