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The High Priestess of Jollity and the Southern Singer
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performed by May Irwin, 1862-1938 (Archeophone Records, 2011), 54 mins, 21 page(s)
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Folk Music of Washington Square
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produced by Melvin T. Reiter, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
This album is a sampling of the music one might have heard in Washington Square Park on a Sunday afternoon in the early 1960s. From bluegrass, ballads, and blues to children's songs and Spanish guitar, this collection represents Greenwich Village's vibrant amateur music scene.
produced by Melvin T. Reiter, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
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Folksongs from Martha's Vineyard
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
Before the island’s fame as a tourist destination, the people of Martha’s Vineyard looked to the sea for sustenance, and sang about it for entertainment. These fourteen songs—amply annotated by folklorist Kenny Goldstein—tell of subsistence farming on land and of battles with whales and Englishmen at sea.
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton
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written by Howard Reich, fl. 2003 and William M. Gaines, 1922-1992 (Da Capo Press, 2003), 288 page(s)
written by Howard Reich, fl. 2003 and William M. Gaines, 1922-1992 (Da Capo Press, 2003), 288 page(s)
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Negro Musicians and Their Music
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written by Maud Cuney-Hare, 1874-1936 (New York, NY: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996), 439 page(s)
written by Maud Cuney-Hare, 1874-1936 (New York, NY: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996), 439 page(s)
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Ragtime Piano Interpretations
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1974), 48 mins
The intricate novelty rag demands virtuosic technique and an ability to establish one's own musical identity while remaining true to the composition. The performances on Interpretations represent the artistry of some of ragtime's most outstanding musicians, including notable work by several women pianists.
produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1974), 48 mins
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Staging Race: Black Performers in Turn of the Century America
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written by Karen Sotiropoulos (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 308 page(s)
written by Karen Sotiropoulos (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 308 page(s)
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Showman: The Life and Music and Perry George Lowery
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written by Clifford Edward Watkins (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2003), 196 page(s)
written by Clifford Edward Watkins (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2003), 196 page(s)
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Songs of the Southland
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 50 mins
Greatly influenced by the music of the Carter Family, the Monroe Brothers, Uncle Dave Macon, and others of that era, Harry and Jeanie West are folk musicians who are always ready to incorporate new material. This album includes songs recorded by the "radio hillbillies," old spirituals, and a song penned in the la...
(Folkways Records, 1963), 50 mins
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