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2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs
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produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 5 mins

A tribute to prominent musicologist and pioneering ethnomusicologist Dr. Curt Sachs, this compilation of Western classical music tours Greek, Jewish and Gregorian chant traditions; early polyphony of the 2nd century; religious polyphony of the 16th century; German dances and opera; songs of the troubadours; early...

produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 5 mins
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19th Century French Poetry: Read in French by Paul A. Mankin
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 50 mins

Paul A. Mankin recites the most famous French poetry from the 19th Century. Gérard de Nerval, Victor Hugo and Alphonse de Lamartine, the main poets from the romantic period are represented, as well as precursors of Symbolism, Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé. In addition, the album includes poems written by...

(Folkways Records, 1961), 50 mins
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20th Century French Poetry: Narrated by Paul Mankin
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 49 mins

Paul A. Mankin recites French poetry from the 20th Century. French poets from the first of the 20th Century like Charles Peguy, Paul Valery and Guillaume Apollinaire are represented, as well as those from the second half of the century including Louis Aragon, Jacques Prevert and Jules Supervielle.



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(Folkways Records, 1965), 49 mins
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Adam and the Beasts (Folkways Records, 1978)
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Adam and the Beasts
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(Folkways Records, 1978), 37 mins

This diverse offering of songs by British author, translator, journalist and songwriter Alasdair Clayre ranges from the peppy"Springtime Songs" to the graceful"Lullaby and Come Afloat" to the humorous"Motorway Promoter." Musical references are equally varied: honky-tonk, medieval chant, Irish reel and the folk-ro...

(Folkways Records, 1978), 37 mins
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