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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...

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produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 5 mins
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Gregorian Chant: Musically Speaking No.1
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produced by Mildred Kayden, 1922- (Folkways Records, 1957), 43 mins

Mildred Kayden opens the album with an in-depth interview with Dom Ludovic Baron about the history and developments of chants, followed by several examples of "Plain Chant". Dom Ludovic Baron says "we can sing; our chant will have all the power of its expression and the grace that passes through it… it will trav...

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produced by Mildred Kayden, 1922- (Folkways Records, 1957), 43 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 1: Music of the Streets: Music of Mardi Gras
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 36 mins
This fascinating collection of music from the streets of New Orleans was recorded between 1954 and 1958, and includes an inspiring variety of material, from vegetable peddlers' street cries to the musical saw and brass bands, from a shoeshine boy's hambone to Sister Dora Alexander's impassioned "Russia, Let God's...
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 36 mins
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Roots of Black Music in America
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 20 mins

This two volume-collection, is a survey of instrumental and vocal music from African cultures as well as from African American musicians in the southern United States. Producer Samuel Charters created the album with the intent to provide musical examples from "two worlds" through traditional offerings of African...

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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 20 mins
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Songs and Dances of Nepal
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produced by Caspar Cronk (Folkways Records, 1964), 42 mins
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produced by Caspar Cronk (Folkways Records, 1964), 42 mins
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