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Music of the Algonkians: Woodland Indians: Cree, Montagnais, Naskapi
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produced by Owen R. Jones, Jr. (Folkways Records, 1972), 38 mins

For the Cree, Montagnais, and Naskapi hunters whose songs are represented on this album, success in hunting was crucial because for a time it provided the only means of subsistence. Hunters would As a result, hunters treated their hunting trips with great devotion and seriousness. Before heading off to hunt, th...

produced by Owen R. Jones, Jr. (Folkways Records, 1972), 38 mins
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Canada: Adieu Donc Mes Chers Parents
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 2 (Folkways Records, 1952), 2 mins

Continuing where Volume 1 left off, this album includes traditional musics of twelve different cultures, from Cuban to Sioux, Azerbaijani and Congolese. There are dances, work songs, songs of love and farewell. This is an extraordinarily diverse sampling of music from around the world. Three more volumes were pu...

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 2 (Folkways Records, 1952), 2 mins
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Vocal
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins

Tour the world of music, experiencing an Ituri Forest Pygmy circumcision rite, virtuosic Swiss yodeling and kanéka (a Hawaiian version of reggae). Part of a five-volume series, this nineteen-track compilation gives a summary of many diverse musical styles. (See also FW04504, FW04505, FW04506, FW04508.)

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
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My Life in Recording: Canadian-Indian Folklore
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produced by Marius Barbeau, 1883-1969 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
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O' Canada: A History in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 59 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which comprises the first half of Folkways...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 59 mins
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Music of the Eskimos - Girl's Game
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Primitive Music of the World (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
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Rawhide Radio Programme II: Rawhide: A Satire
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produced by Max Ferguson (Folkways Records, 1955), 46 mins

Incisive yet silly satire from the "man of many voices," Max Ferguson gives his own renditions of classics such as Wuthering Heights, So to Speak, The Nymph and Defense of the Rawhide.

produced by Max Ferguson (Folkways Records, 1955), 46 mins
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