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African and Afro-American Drums
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 1 mins

African and Afro-American Drums is an examination of African drumming and its influence on the music of the Americas. Representing eight countries in the American continents, Harold Courlander has compiled an anthology of drum music from three continents and explores its various uses as well as chronicles the ev...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 1 mins
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produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935; in The Demonstration Collection of E.M. von Hornbostel and the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 min
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Informal Rhythm Session
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Henry Jacobs; in Radio Programme, No. 1: Henry Jacobs' "Music and Folklore" (Folkways Records, 1955), 3 mins

Experimental radio programs from San Francisco’s KPFA station produced this series of "audio collages," which includes an eclectic mix of electronic music, a "sonata for loudspeaker," a polyrhythmic improvisation created by sampling "primitive percussion instruments and voice," and spoofed interviews with a phon...

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Henry Jacobs; in Radio Programme, No. 1: Henry Jacobs' "Music and Folklore" (Folkways Records, 1955), 3 mins
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Simpah - Simpa
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 2 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; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 2 mins
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(Alexander Street, 2009), 9 mins
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performed by Ago's Band (Alexander Street, 2009), 53 mins
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Oro Para Chango
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; in Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 mins
This track can be found on Sacred Rhthms of Cuban Santeria/Ritmos Sagrados de la santería cubana (SF 40419, 1995).
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; in Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 mins
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