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Italian Church Music - Early Baroque
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produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959; in 2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 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; in 2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
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Betler Lid - Beggar Song
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produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906-; in Jewish Life: The Old Country (Folkways Records, 1958), 1 min

When Eastern European Jews immigrated en masse to the United States in the 1880s and ’90s fleeing Czarist oppression and poverty, they brought with them a body of secular folk songs. Sung in Yiddish by men and women who came here from five villages (with English translations and explanations), this recording...

produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906-; in Jewish Life: The Old Country (Folkways Records, 1958), 1 min
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The Story of the Keyboard Instruments: Vol. 1
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produced by Franzpeter Goebels, 1920-1988 (Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
produced by Franzpeter Goebels, 1920-1988 (Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
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