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African Flutes (Gambia)
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1978), 38 mins

The Fula and Serahule peoples of The Gambia share an ancient beauty: their wooden flutes. But their musical traditions are far from being shared cultural expression. Compare the flute music from both traditions as it is paired with singing and drumming and accented with calabash rattle.

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1978), 38 mins
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Ambos
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performed by Lorenzo Martínez, fl. 2009 (MORE, 1977), 31 mins

In the early seventies, the traditional violin music of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado was on "the verge of disappearing," according to Roberto Martínez founder of M.O.R.E. (Minority Owned Record Enterprises) and director of the group Los Reyes de Albuquerque (The Kings of Albuquerque). In this album,...

performed by Lorenzo Martínez, fl. 2009 (MORE, 1977), 31 mins
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(Monitor Records, 2012), 46 mins
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(Monitor Records, 1995), 1 hour 7 mins
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Batak Music: Tobak Batak Music Played by the Tihang Gultom Group
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produced by Toenggoel P. Siagian and Paul Pedersen (Folkways Records, 1976), 32 mins
produced by Toenggoel P. Siagian and Paul Pedersen (Folkways Records, 1976), 32 mins
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The Big Drum and Other Ritual and Social Music of Carriacou
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produced by Donald R. Hill, fl. 1993 (Folkways Records, 1980), 44 mins

Donald R. Hill overviews the musical scene of the island of Carriacou in the Grenadines, tracing the series of cultural roots branching out to West Africa, Europe, the Mediterranean, the greater Caribbean and, even, North America. Representing the West African lineage, the Big Drum Dance is one of the most sign...

produced by Donald R. Hill, fl. 1993 (Folkways Records, 1980), 44 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 45 mins
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Khmer loeu
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produced by Chinary Ung, 1942-; in Cambodia: Traditional Music, Vol. 2: Tribe Music, Folk Music and Popular Dances (Folkways Records, 1979), 3 mins

The album opens with an entrancing tune played on a single reed bamboo flute that enthralls and draws the listener into the musical journey presented in this collection. Recorded in 1979 and compiled by revered composer Chinary Ung, Chinary focuses on capturing and documenting both the songs themselves and the ins...

produced by Chinary Ung, 1942-; in Cambodia: Traditional Music, Vol. 2: Tribe Music, Folk Music and Popular Dances (Folkways Records, 1979), 3 mins
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(Monitor Records, 1976), 48 mins
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Discover Indonesia
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 12 mins
Music of Indonesia Selections from the 20-CD Series. Indonesia is a huge country, spread over hundreds of islands, encompassing peoples of many different languages, religions, and musical cultures. Fifteen tracks from the widely acclaimed 20-CD series Music of Indonesia have been selected to provide an exciting...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 12 mins
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