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An Actual Story in Sound of a Dog's Life
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1958), 24 mins
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World of Man, Vol. 2: Religions
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1958), 23 mins

This second installment in the World of Man series listens in on the ritualized music-making of religious groups from around the world as they express their devotion to the “original source of all natural wonders.” The dozen recordings presented here could not be more diverse; they range from reverent songs o...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1958), 23 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 37 mins
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Voices of the Satellites
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produced by Thomas Alonzo Benham (Folkways Records, 1958), 49 mins

On October 4, 1957, the space race was triggered by the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik I, the first human-made satellite to orbit the earth. This recording, produced and narrated by Professor T.A. Benham of Haverford College, chronicles the sounds of the first thirteen American and Soviet satellites launched...

produced by Thomas Alonzo Benham (Folkways Records, 1958), 49 mins
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Sound Effects, Vol. 1: City Sounds
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 50 mins

This compilation of sounds from the city is divided into two categories: outdoor and indoor sound. Recorded in 1958 by Tony Schwartz for the purpose of using the noises for radio, TV, theatre and film, the sounds include such things as traffic noise (honking taxis, bus’s squeaking breaks etc.) and chattering in...

(Folkways Records, 1958), 50 mins
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The World in My Mail Box
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1958), 42 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1958), 42 mins
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Music in the Streets
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1957), 49 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1957), 49 mins
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Voices of the Sky
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(Cook Records, 1957), 32 mins
If you can't get enough of your airline attendant's safety announcements at the beginning of your flight, make sure you check out this historical recording. Or, if you relish the power of a jet's roar, take the time to compare the sounds of many types of aircraft captured here. This recording corresponded with t...
(Cook Records, 1957), 32 mins
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