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Caesar: Readings in Latin and English by Professor Moses Hadas
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written by Julius Caesar, 100 BC-44 BC (Folkways Records, 1956), 48 mins
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Colette's Music Hall (L'Envers du Music-Hall): By Colette
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written by Colette, 1873-1954 (Folkways Records, 1963), 36 mins

French music hall is similar to vaudeville in its origins and performers. Colette knew a great deal about this milieu, and she wrote about it with compassion and humor. Claire Luce and Julie Haydon Nathan, ardent devotees of Colette, recorded some of her lesser-known stories about backstage life in French music ha...

written by Colette, 1873-1954 (Folkways Records, 1963), 36 mins
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Contes de Perrault, Vol. 1: French Fairy Tales Read in French by Robert Franc
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins

Charles Perrault’s fairy tales, which include the stories of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella, embody the French oral tradition, yet they are known throughout the world. On this album Robert Franc reads "Puss in Boots," "Blue-Beard," "Richard with the Tufted Hair," and "Cinderella" in their original French. A se...

(Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
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Contes de Perrault, Vol. 2: French Fairy Tales Read in French by Robert Franc
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins

This is the second volume in the Contes de Perrault series, which also includes Contes de Perrault, Vol. 1: French Fairy Tales Read in French by Robert Franc. On this volume Robert Franc tells de Perrault’s stories "Sleeping Beauty," "The Fairies," "Little Red Riding Hood," and "Tom Thumb."



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(Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
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Don Quijote de la Mancha: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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written by Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, 1547-1616 (Folkways Records, 1958), 1 hour 2 mins

In 1947, famed Spanish actor Jorge Juan Rodriguez was chosen to play the part of Don Quijote in a BBC network broadcast of the story for Cervantes’ 400th birthday. Several years later Rodriguez released this recording of Don Quijote in Spanish on Folkways complete with a brief introduction and full transcriptio...

written by Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, 1547-1616 (Folkways Records, 1958), 1 hour 2 mins
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Elenco dei Saggi di Lettura del Prof. Avv. Mario Palladini
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written by Mario Palladini, fl. 1959 (Folkways Records, 1959), 56 mins
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Excerpts from the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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written by Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790; produced by L. Jesse Lemisch (Folkways Records, 1961), 46 mins
written by Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790; produced by L. Jesse Lemisch (Folkways Records, 1961), 46 mins
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Folk Tales from Indonesia
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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George Jean Nathan's The New American Credo
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written by George Jean Nathan, 1882-1958 (Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
written by George Jean Nathan, 1882-1958 (Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 42 mins
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