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Cult Music of Cuba
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 23 mins
These recordings were made in Havana, Guanabacoa, and Matanzas Province in 1940, during a field trip sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies, in cooperation with Columbia University’s Archive of Primitive Music.

"African traditions have survived strongly, in some respects, to this day. Music and...
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 23 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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The Dances of the World's Peoples, Vol. 3: Caribbean and South America
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 34 mins
"The Islands and countries in the Caribbean and South America have given inspiration to musicians and composers from many lands. They in turn have introduced the many varied and complex rhythms of the music of these places. Nearly everyone is familiar with some of the dances found there, such as rumbas, tangos, c...
(Folkways Records, 1958), 34 mins
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Dances of Venezuela
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 28 mins
"The folk dances of Venezuela contain the most original elements found in the whole dance field. Here is something that can be enjoyed by all. By carefully reading the instructions and making the various implements pictured, the dancer is exposed to countless hours of pleasure never before enjoyed..."

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(Folkways Records, 1958), 28 mins
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Danzas Venezuela
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(Monitor Records, 2009), 44 mins
"The Ballet Folklórico of Venezuela, under the name of DANZAS VENEZUELA, which, with the most demanding audiences, is an organization which forms part of the Instituto de Cultura y Bellas Artes of Venezuela. The director and the one responsible for the high level of achievement which it now enjoys, is Yolanda Mo...
(Monitor Records, 2009), 44 mins
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Dominican Republic: La Hora Esta Llegando! (The Time is Coming)
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(Paredon Records, 1974), 41 mins
"Expresión Joven (Voice of Youth) has traveled all across the Dominican Republic during the last year and half under the sponsorship of provincial and national student groups, cultural clubs and workers’ organizations to carry their message. In June of 1973, the group joined the solidarity campaign to free all...
(Paredon Records, 1974), 41 mins
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Earth and Ocean Songs: Canciones del Mar y de la Tierra
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins
"The sea is a great, overpowering lover, one that I deeply respect and fear. To me it is a symbol of life's changes and chances. Earth also is my lover, my cradle and end. Life and death are seeds within its entrails. Hidden, in the recesses of both of these lovers, are for me the greatest songs, and it is in...
(Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins
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Entre Hermanas: Between Sisters: Women's Songs in Spanish Sung by Suni Paz
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(Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins
"I want to dedicate this album to the many women who encouraged my work and inspired, through their example, my own struggle."

Suni Paz


"Quiero dedicar este álbum a las muchas mujeres que han apoyado mi trabajo e inspirado mi lucha a través de su propio ejemplo."

Suni Paz


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(Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins
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