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2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs
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produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 5 mins

A tribute to prominent musicologist and pioneering ethnomusicologist Dr. Curt Sachs, this compilation of Western classical music tours Greek, Jewish and Gregorian chant traditions; early polyphony of the 2nd century; religious polyphony of the 16th century; German dances and opera; songs of the troubadours; early...

produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 5 mins
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Café Continental
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(Cook Records, 2012), 48 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,...
(Cook Records, 2012), 48 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...
composed by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1829-1869 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
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Mozart, Symphony # 40, Beethoven Symphony # 5
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composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827 and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (Cook Records, 2006), 49 mins
The Orchestral Society of Boston under the direction of Willis Page gives distinguished performances of two of the best loved symphonies of all time: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827 and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (Cook Records, 2006), 49 mins
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Music of the Carousel
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 30 mins

Longing for another go on the carousel? Relive the sound experience with tunes played on the calliope. The light-hearted music for organ has entered popular memory, with thanks due to our childhood experiences on merry-go-round ponies and lions.

(Folkways Records, 1961), 30 mins
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Piano Music
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composed by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 1 mins
Cowell (1897-1965) invented ways to play the piano that no one had ever considered. Taking the whole world of music as his inheritance, Cowell created music which covered a wider range of expression and technique than that of any other American composer. Reissue of Folkways 3349. "A revealing reissue...You'd...
composed by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 1 mins
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Pipe Organ in the Mosque
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(Cook Records, 2006), 39 mins
One of the most recorded organists in history, Reginald Foort performs classical favorites such as Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, Offenbach's Orpheus Overture and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Flight of the Bumble Bee" on the legendary Wurlitzer at the Mosque Theatre in Richmond, Virginia. This unequivocal organ is f...
(Cook Records, 2006), 39 mins
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(Monitor Records, 1993), 1 hour 14 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1971), 42 mins
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