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Deep River
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composed by Jean Berger, 1909-2002; performed by The Atlanta Singers (ACA Digital Recording, Inc, 2007), 48 mins
composed by Jean Berger, 1909-2002; performed by The Atlanta Singers (ACA Digital Recording, Inc, 2007), 48 mins
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The Definitive Collection
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conducted by David Rose, 1910-1990; performed by Judy Garland, 1922-1969, Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976, Gene Kelly, 1912-1996 and Bing Crosby, 1903-1977, Victor Young & His Orchestra, Harry Sosnik & His Orchestra and Georgie Stoll & His Orchestra (Universal Music, 2006), 58 mins
conducted by David Rose, 1910-1990; performed by Judy Garland, 1922-1969, Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976, Gene Kelly, 1912-1996 and Bing Crosby, 1903-1977, Victor Young & His Orchestra, Harry Sosnik & His Orchestra and Georgie Stoll & His Orchestra (Universal Music, 2006), 58 mins
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The Demonstration Collection of E.M. von Hornbostel and the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv
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produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935 (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 21 mins
produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935 (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 21 mins
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There's A Great Camp Meeting
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produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955-; performed by John W. Work, 1871-1925, Fisk Jubilee Singers; in Every Tone a Testimony (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 mins
This double CD draws upon the collection at the Smithsonian Folkways archive to create a history of African American life and culture in sound—an aural history. Encompassing both the African American oral and literary traditions, these 59 tracks feature an unparalleled assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetr...
produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955-; performed by John W. Work, 1871-1925, Fisk Jubilee Singers; in Every Tone a Testimony (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 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...

produced by Mildred Kayden, 1922- (Folkways Records, 1957), 43 mins
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Mary Lou Williams
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 40 mins

So versatile that she was able to sustain a professional career for more than thirty years, jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams ran the gamut from Dixieland to swing, bop and avant-garde. This album is among her 1960s avant-garde works, with intimate piano combos and vocal jazz choruses; it inclu...

(Folkways Records, 1964), 40 mins
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Memorial Music for Samuel Barber and Randall Thompson
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conducted by Earl Eyrich, fl. 1987 and Roger Hall, 1942-; performed by The Old Stoughton Musical Society Chorus (American Music Recordings, 1992), 30 mins
conducted by Earl Eyrich, fl. 1987 and Roger Hall, 1942-; performed by The Old Stoughton Musical Society Chorus (American Music Recordings, 1992), 30 mins
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Song of the Angels
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produced by Amnon Shiloah; in Morasha: Traditional Jewish Musical Heritage (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins

Biblical chanting, prayers, holy and profane songs, tunes for the Sabbath, feasts and Holy Days—these largely vocal "authentic songs" were collected by Dr. Amnon Shiloah from highly accomplished, non-professional musicians. "Morasha" means "heritage."

produced by Amnon Shiloah; in Morasha: Traditional Jewish Musical Heritage (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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New England Harmony: A Collection of Early American Choral Music
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produced by Arthur F. Schrader, fl. 1976 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
This album attempts to reproduce New England choral music as it was sung in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In keeping with the singing school tradition of which this repertoire was part, the singers are all amateur musicians. Extensive text based on Alan C. Buechner's doctoral dissertation,...
produced by Arthur F. Schrader, fl. 1976 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 42 mins
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