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Amazing Grace
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(Monitor Records, 1989), 57 mins

The steady march beat of the drums and the deep, pounding bass of the tubas, contrasted with lyrical flourishes of piccolos, and the powerful chorus of voices that comprise the Morriston Orpheus Choir, along with the distinctive cry of the bagpipes offer a dynamic performance from these Welsh musicians.

(Monitor Records, 1989), 57 mins
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Modern Orchestral Texture
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(Cook Records, 2012), 47 mins
Willis Page conducts the Orchestral Society of Boston in a sensitive performance of symphonic works by Honneger, Debussy and Barber.
(Cook Records, 2012), 47 mins
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Music Boxes, Carousels, and Hand Organ
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(Cook Records, 1950), 48 mins
This special collection of 19th-century music boxes, carousels and hand organs yields not only the delicate bell-like tingle we associate with the music box or the huskier sound of hand organ bellows, but also a few not-yet-so-elegant jangles from some of the earliest ever mechanical contraptions.
(Cook Records, 1950), 48 mins
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Music for the Colonial Band: Played by the Colonial Band of Boston
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(Folkways Records, 1976), 42 mins

An almost forgotten American tradition that emerged in the latter half of the 18th century, the Colonial Band is here revived by bandmaster David McKay and the ensemble. Recorded 1976, the album is divided into sections (New England Band Music, Patriotic, Vocal, and Larger Forms) which McKay thinks most accurately...

(Folkways Records, 1976), 42 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 41 mins
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Pre-Columbian Instruments of Mexico
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produced by Pablo Castellanos and Lilian Mendelssohn, fl. 1965 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 16 mins
"Scientific research into the use of musical instruments in Pre-Columbian Mexico is only 30 years old. ‘Pre- Columbian’ referred, originally, to artifacts made by the Indians of the Western Hemisphere prior to the discovery of America. Now the word refers to such artifacts made before the time that Western c...
produced by Pablo Castellanos and Lilian Mendelssohn, fl. 1965 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 16 mins
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(Monitor Records, 2012), 43 mins
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(Monitor Records, 2004), 50 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 49 mins
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