Browse Titles - 95 results

2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs
See details
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...

produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 5 mins
×
37th Old Time Fiddler's Convention at Union Grove North Carolina
See details
produced by John Cohen, 1932- and Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
First held in 1924 to help raise money for a public high school and to build community spirit, the Union Grove Convention is the oldest continuous festival of its kind in America. The tracks on this compilation were recorded at the Convention in 1961 and present virtuosic talent and deep repertoire.
produced by John Cohen, 1932- and Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
×
Banjo Tunes and Songs
See details
produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
×
Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia
See details
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
The sounds and social history of African American banjo playing—32 superb instrumentals and vocals, recorded between 1974 and 1997. Extensively annotated with performer's life histories, tunings, lyrics, bibliography, and discography. The banjo's gourd ancestors came to the Americas with enslaved Africans, forg...
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
×
Boston Symphony Hall 1954
See details
composed by Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809 and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (Cook Records, 2012), 2 hours 56 mins
The Orchestral Society of Boston under the direction of Willis Page performs Haydn's Symphony #100 ("Military") and Mozart's Symphony #40 in G-Minor in full. The recording also includes orchestral highlights from Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Bach, Debussy, Villa-Lobos, Stravinsky and Barber.
composed by Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809 and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (Cook Records, 2012), 2 hours 56 mins
×
Brahms First Symphony
See details
composed by Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897 (Cook Records, 1954), 42 mins
The Orchestral Society of Boston turns out a fine performance of Brahms' First Symphony under the direction of Willis Page. This performance was captured at the Boston Recording Festival.
composed by Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897 (Cook Records, 1954), 42 mins
×
British Traditional Ballads in the Southern Mountains, Volume 1
See details
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 50 mins
×
British Traditional Ballads in the Southern Mountains, Volume 2
See details
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 47 mins
×
East Virginia
See details
produced by Gene Bluestein, 1928-2002; performed by Buell Kazee; in Buell Kazee Sings and Plays (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 mins
produced by Gene Bluestein, 1928-2002; performed by Buell Kazee; in Buell Kazee Sings and Plays (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 mins
×

Pages