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Smithsonian Folkways Children's Collection
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 59 mins
Twenty-six songs, play-party games, and poems selected from over 200 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records present a panorama of music performed for and by young children. Includes notes, song texts, and a complete list of recordings for children. Well-loved songs and unexpected treasures from Lea...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 59 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1985), 28 mins
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Afro-American Tales and Games
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins

A jingle of African bells, a dramatic call of "Sto--ry! Sto--rytelling ti--me! ie yie yie yie yie," and the journey begins! Linda Goss, award-winning "Traveling Storyteller," enchants children with African tales and games (and American storytelling, too). Among the characters she introduces is the lazy Jack Rabb...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins
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The Four Musicians of Bremen and The Golden Treasure
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 30 mins

A rooster, dog, cat and donkey aspire to become musicians in the first of these entertaining stories, which is based on a Grimm fairy tale. Each animal is characterized by one or more instruments; for example, when the dog howls, we hear a French horn, and cellos and bass indicate barking. The N.Y. State Symphonia...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 30 mins
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Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey
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written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1971), 42 mins
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Head Start: With the Child Development Group of Mississippi
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produced by Polly Greenberg, 1932-2013 (Folkways Records, 1967), 1 hour 24 mins

This selection of freedom songs, spirituals, and children’s music is a snapshot of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the mid-1960s, when the nationally funded Head Start program struggled to survive attacks by local politicians and citizens. The Child Development Group’s use of music to inspire lear...

produced by Polly Greenberg, 1932-2013 (Folkways Records, 1967), 1 hour 24 mins
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