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Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 6 mins
This is a compilation of Folkways recordings. Please see the abstract field for each track for a citation to the source recording from which it came.
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 6 mins
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Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble Shashmaqam
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produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
Shashmaqam, a New York based ensemble recognized in their homeland for their extraordinary musical talent, has been performing music and dance from their native Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan since 1983. Their music reflects the many diverse cultures of the region. Perhaps the most distinctive element of their soun...
produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
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Otis Clay: Soul Man - Live in Japan
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produced by Hiroshi Asada; performed by Otis Clay, 1942-2016, Teenie Hodges, 1945-2014, Charles Hodges, 1947-, Leroy Hodges, 1888-1944, Howard Grimes, 1941-, Dedrick Blanchard, Bill McFarland, Henri Ford and Paul Howard (Rounder Records, 1991), 1 hour 5 mins
produced by Hiroshi Asada; performed by Otis Clay, 1942-2016, Teenie Hodges, 1945-2014, Charles Hodges, 1947-, Leroy Hodges, 1888-1944, Howard Grimes, 1941-, Dedrick Blanchard, Bill McFarland, Henri Ford and Paul Howard (Rounder Records, 1991), 1 hour 5 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1986), 36 mins
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Travelon Gamelon: Music for Bicycles
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 40 mins

This early (1982) project from Arizona “Audio Artist” Richard Lerman presents musical composition performed with bicycles. Lerman explains: “A gamelan orchestra is a large group of percussive instruments, usually metallic, from SE Asia. In fact, the sound of such a group is not unlike the timbre of amplified...

(Folkways Records, 1982), 40 mins
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Morasha: Traditional Jewish Musical Heritage
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produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins

Biblical chanting, prayers, holy and profane songs, tunes for the Sabbath, feasts and Holy Days—these largely vocal "authentic songs" were collected by Dr. Amnon Shiloah from highly accomplished, non-professional musicians. "Morasha" means "heritage."

produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins
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