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W'odo - Welcome Song
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produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.

produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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Dabuyabarugu: Inside the Temple - Sacred Music of the Garifuna of Belize
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produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins

The Garifuna are descendants of escaped slaves who intermarried with native Carib and Arawak Indians. This album is a collection of music recorded during a dugu, a two week ceremonial feast that attempts to placate the gods. Requiring a year of preparation, and an ample supply of rum, the music heard on this al...

produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins
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Drums of Defiance: Maroon Music from the Earliest Free Black Communities of Jamaica
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 9 mins
Featuring complex, West African influenced drumming and dancing, this little-known rural tradition is at the heart of modern, politically charged reggae music. The conviction heard here reveals a long history of struggle. During the 17th and 18th centuries, some of the Africans brought to Jamaica as slaves escap...
produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 9 mins
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Ceremonial
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produced by Bernard Keiler, fl. 1962; in Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
“The native music of Bolivia is as varied as the landscape of that fascinating country. From the shores of Lake Titicaca 12,000 feet above sea level to the lush valleys of Cochabamba and Tarija instruments and styles of music range from the monotonous pentatonic incantation played by a group of sicuris (panpiper...
produced by Bernard Keiler, fl. 1962; in Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
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Catholic Mass sung in Quechua
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produced by John Cohen, 1932-; in Mountain Music of Peru, Vol. 1 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 3 mins
Portions of this recording were previously issued in 1966 as Folkways FE 4539.
produced by John Cohen, 1932-; in Mountain Music of Peru, Vol. 1 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 3 mins
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Music of Guatemala, Vol. 2
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produced by Jacques Jangoux (Folkways Records, 1973), 43 mins
Produced and recorded by Jacques Jangoux.

"The music presented in this album is typical of rural Guatemala. Most of the inhabitants of this area are Indians of Mayan descent, but almost everywhere in the Guatemalan countryside one can also find Ladinos: persons, of whatever descent, who speak Spanish in their...
produced by Jacques Jangoux (Folkways Records, 1973), 43 mins
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Music of the Coastal Amerindians of Guyana: The Arawak, Carib and Warrau
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produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014 (Folkways Records, 1982), 46 mins
"This recording presents songs of the Warrau, the Carib, and the Arawak Amerindian tribes of Guyana, South America. These families of Amerindian peoples are spread along the rivers and waterways of the Northeast coast of South America, south of the Orinoco and north of the Amazon, but this recording was made enti...
produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014 (Folkways Records, 1982), 46 mins
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Eka epu pah
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(1950); produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014; in Music of the Haut Oyapok: Oyampi and Emerillon Indians, French Guiana, South America (Folkways Records, 1980), 1 min
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Selk'nam Chants of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, Vol. 2
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produced by Anne MacKaye Chapman (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
"This volume is made of 42 chants also recorded in 1966, when Lola Kiepja was approximately ninety years old. She died on October 9 of that year..."

"Este volumen recoge 42 cantos, también grabados en 1966, cuando Lola Kiepja tenía aproximadamente noventa años de edad. Ella murió el 9 de octubre de ese año...
produced by Anne MacKaye Chapman (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
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Shaman Chant No. 21, Shaman Chant No. 22
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produced by Anne MacKaye Chapman; performed by Lola Kiepja; in Selk'nam (Ona) Chants of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina (Folkways Records, 1972), 5 mins
"These records comprise 47 chants sung by the last true Indian of the Selk’nam (Ona) group, Lola Kiepja. The Selk’nam had no musical instruments. These chants are sung without any sort of accompaniment. The Selk’nam were the former inhabitants of the largest island of Tierra del Fuego which is located jus...
produced by Anne MacKaye Chapman; performed by Lola Kiepja; in Selk'nam (Ona) Chants of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina (Folkways Records, 1972), 5 mins
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