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Brahms: Hungarian Dance #8
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performed by Dick Marta, fl. 1955; in Café Continental (Cook Records, 2012), 2 mins
During the 18th and 19th centuries, Schrammelmusik rose from the slums of Vienna (a musical product of the meeting of Austrian, Hungarian, Slovenian, Moravian and Bavarian immigrants) to the fashionable haunts of Vienna's aristocracy and even the Austrian court. Now stylish in the cafés of Vienna and Budapest,...
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performed by Dick Marta, fl. 1955; in Café Continental (Cook Records, 2012), 2 mins
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Milk Cow Blues
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produced by John Cohen, 1932-; performed by Roscoe Holcomb; in Close To Home (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
Recorded in Holcomb's home in eastern Kentucky, this album portrays the music of a master musician whose identification with his songs is intense, innate, and above all, honest. It's not for nothing that John Cohen, the man who recorded Close to Home, coined the phrase "the high lonesome sound" to describe Holc...
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produced by John Cohen, 1932-; performed by Roscoe Holcomb; in Close To Home (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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The Cradle of Harmony: William Sidney Mount's Violin and Fiddle Music
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composed by William Sidney Mount, 1807-1868 (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
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composed by William Sidney Mount, 1807-1868 (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
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Forgotten Pedal Harpsichord/Hufstadter Singers
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(Cook Records, 1953), 48 mins
This recording juxtaposes two contrasting classical musical styles: Bruce Prince-Joseph performs Vivaldi, Bach and Mozart on a two-manual pedal harpsichord and the Hufstader Singers perform largely 16th century madrigal works from England, France and Italy. One highlight contributed by the madrigal ensemble is th...
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(Cook Records, 1953), 48 mins
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The Fugue in the Style of the 18th Century
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produced by Václav Nelhýbel, 1919-1996 (Folkways Records, 1964), 1 hour 53 mins

This instructional compilation introduces the Fugue through a variety of songs by Johann Sebastian Bach. Performed by Vaclav Nelhybel, Vaclav explains in detail what the Fugue is, breaks down its varying components and follows each explanation with a sample of music to illustrate the point. Liner notes include wri...

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produced by Václav Nelhýbel, 1919-1996 (Folkways Records, 1964), 1 hour 53 mins
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Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (1829-1869): American Piano Music
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composed by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1829-1869 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
Born in New Orleans, Gottschalk (1829-1869) composed piano works that drew on elements of Creole, African American, French, Caribbean, and Southern U.S. culture. He was the first American to earn international acclaim as a pianist-composer. Performed by renowned pianist Amiram Rigai, the selections encompass a v...
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composed by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1829-1869 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
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The Harp
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(Cook Records, 2012), 57 mins
The Vito brothers play harp duos stylishly adapted from the classical keyboard repertoire or composed by Edward, showing off their virtuosity and grace in favorites like Chopin's "Fantasie Impromptu," Debussy's "Claire de Lune" and Lecuona's "Malaguena."
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(Cook Records, 2012), 57 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound (LP edition)
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1965), 51 mins
This third Folkways production featuring Roscoe Holcomb follows Mountain Music of Kentucky (FW02317) and The Music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward (FW2363). All three albums describe the social, geographical, and musical contexts that influenced Holcomb, and this volume's liner notes present selected transcri...
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1965), 51 mins
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