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When the Saints Go Marching In
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produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986; in Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 2 mins
A wide-ranging collection of traditional American music featuring memorable performances from the Folk Masters concert and radio series, recorded live at the Wolkf Trap in 1992. A vivid representation of the changing scope of American through the music and culture of contemporary European-, African-, Hispanic-, a...
produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986; in Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 2 mins
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Doc Paulin's Marching Band
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produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins

Recorded when Ernest "Doc" Paulin was almost seventy-four years old, this album provides a glimpse into the musical life of a New Orleans marching band. The ensemble’s blues-influenced repertoire includes traditional march tunes, spirituals, and pop standards, played with what New Orleans musicians call "lots o...

produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins
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Early Band Ragtime
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1979), 43 mins
As music written for piano, ragtime challenged band leaders and arrangers, who wanted to give their renditions of each piece more individuality than publishers' stock arrangements allowed. This compilation showcases creative arrangements of well-known melodies and introduces a few obscure rags.
produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1979), 43 mins
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Just a Little While to Stay Here
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; performed by Eureka Brass Band; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 4 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; performed by Eureka Brass Band; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 4 mins
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Music of the Renaissance and Baroque for Brass Quintet
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(Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins

The predecessor of the modern brass quintet had its heyday in the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras, phasing out with the advent of the violin and wind instruments. This 1967 recording, performed on modern instruments, captures the spirit and style of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century performance without th...

(Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 10: Been Here and Gone
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 43 mins

On this album, Frederic Ramsey, Jr. presents an overview of the material introduced in previous volumes of the Music from the South series. He organizes this compilation into two categories—"Sounds and Music"and "Saints and the Devil"—that encompass secular and religious music from Alabama, Louisiana, and Mis...

(Folkways Records, 1960), 43 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 3: Music of the Dance Halls
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 45 mins
Following a rich history of dance band music in the Big Easy, the musicians featured on this album retain the vitality of their forebears. As scholar Samuel B. Charters writes, "[this] is music that is close to the heart of New Orleans."
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 45 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 2: Music of the Eureka Brass Band
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
New Orleans has been known for its brass bands since the early nineteenth century. The Eureka was formed in the 1920s, and as the years passed it attracted the city's best musicians. In this 1958 recording, the band plays funeral songs, classic New Orleans brass band tunes, hymns, and a stunning ragtime march.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
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