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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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Missa de Beata Maria Virgine
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produced by Mildred Kayden, 1922-; performed by Manhattanville Glee Club; in Gregorian Chant: Musically Speaking No.1 (Folkways Records, 1957), 3 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...

produced by Mildred Kayden, 1922-; performed by Manhattanville Glee Club; in Gregorian Chant: Musically Speaking No.1 (Folkways Records, 1957), 3 mins
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Let God's Moon Alone
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 1: Music of the Streets: Music of Mardi Gras (Folkways Records, 1958), 1 min
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...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 1: Music of the Streets: Music of Mardi Gras (Folkways Records, 1958), 1 min
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New Orleans Street Drumming
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 2 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...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 2 mins
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Tibetan Begging Song
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produced by Caspar Cronk; in Songs and Dances of Nepal (Folkways Records, 1964), 2 mins
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