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Bedouin Music of Southern Sinai
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produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 47 mins

When this recording was made, the Bedouin of Southern Sinai were striving to maintain their semi-nomadic ways of life in a changing world. This selection provides a valuable record of and insight into their repertory of archaic poetry, songs and dances, as well as more popular tunes.

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produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 47 mins
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Vocal Music of Contemporary China, Vol. 1: The Han People
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produced by Han Guohuang, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1980), 48 mins

Han Kuo-Huang selected this collection of Chinese Operas of the Han People. He explains that "art in contemporary China is to serve a specific (usually political) function rather than the ultimate art-for-art’s sake idea of the west" and that "the audience for this art is workers, peasants, and soldiers." The ol...

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produced by Han Guohuang, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1980), 48 mins
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