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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 3: Music of the Dance Halls
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 47 mins
Following a rich history of dance band music in the Big Easy, the musicians featured on this album retain the vitality of their forebears. As scholar Samuel B. Charters writes, "[this] is music that is close to the heart of New Orleans."
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 47 mins
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Music of the Renaissance and Baroque for Brass Quintet
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(Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins

The predecessor of the modern brass quintet had its heyday in the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras, phasing out with the advent of the violin and wind instruments. This 1967 recording, performed on modern instruments, captures the spirit and style of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century performance without th...

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