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Amerindian Music of Chile: Aymara, Qaqashqar, Mapuche
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produced by Christos Clair-Vasiliades (Folkways Records, 1975), 45 mins
In Chile today there are three indigenous groups who are direct descendants from pre-Hispanic dwellers of America: the Aymara, the Qawashqar (also called Alakaluf), and the Mapuche (also called Araucanian). The Aymara inhabit the Andean mountains and Altiplano located in Chile’s two most northern provinces, Tar...
produced by Christos Clair-Vasiliades (Folkways Records, 1975), 45 mins
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Carnaval in Cuba
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produced by Andrew Schloss (Folkways Records, 1981), 46 mins

As Andrew Schloss explains in the liner notes: “Carnaval has a history of mixing and uniting people of different races, and the merriment and participation in Carnaval has always transcended class boundaries”. Recorded in 1980 in Havana and Santiago de Cuba, Schloss note only captures the unique unifying exper...

produced by Andrew Schloss (Folkways Records, 1981), 46 mins
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Creole Music of Surinam
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produced by Clifford Entes (Folkways Records, 1978), 48 mins

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.

produced by Clifford Entes (Folkways Records, 1978), 48 mins
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Dabuyabarugu: Inside the Temple - Sacred Music of the Garifuna of Belize
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produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins

The Garifuna are descendants of escaped slaves who intermarried with native Carib and Arawak Indians. This album is a collection of music recorded during a dugu, a two week ceremonial feast that attempts to placate the gods. Requiring a year of preparation, and an ample supply of rum, the music heard on this al...

produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins
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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Volume 2: South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
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edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 1082 page(s)
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written by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 7 page(s)
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Music of Cuba
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produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- and John Santos (Folkways Records, 1985), 48 mins
produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- and John Santos (Folkways Records, 1985), 48 mins
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Music of Guatemala, Vol. 2
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produced by Jacques Jangoux (Folkways Records, 1973), 43 mins
Produced and recorded by Jacques Jangoux.

"The music presented in this album is typical of rural Guatemala. Most of the inhabitants of this area are Indians of Mayan descent, but almost everywhere in the Guatemalan countryside one can also find Ladinos: persons, of whatever descent, who speak Spanish in their...
produced by Jacques Jangoux (Folkways Records, 1973), 43 mins
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Music of the Coastal Amerindians of Guyana: The Arawak, Carib and Warrau
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produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014 (Folkways Records, 1982), 46 mins
"This recording presents songs of the Warrau, the Carib, and the Arawak Amerindian tribes of Guyana, South America. These families of Amerindian peoples are spread along the rivers and waterways of the Northeast coast of South America, south of the Orinoco and north of the Amazon, but this recording was made enti...
produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014 (Folkways Records, 1982), 46 mins
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