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American Storytellers, Vol. 1
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(Cook Records, 1952), 50 mins
Here is a collection of tales from the seafaring gentlemen of Maine who have found a "brotherhood born of hardships and courage, baptized in brine." With most of the storytellers in their eighties, many of these stories hearken back to the early 1900s.
(Cook Records, 1952), 50 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 25 mins
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La Chanson de Roland
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produced by Lucie De Vienne Blanc, 1902-1973 (Folkways Records, 1961), 1 hour 35 mins

La Chanson de Roland is one of the most important works of French literature. Lucie de Vienne Blanc was "so impressed by [its] dramatic and incredible human content" that she recorded it, hoping, in effect to revive this masterpiece with "its popular and at times rural atmosphere" that will remind listeners of th...

produced by Lucie De Vienne Blanc, 1902-1973 (Folkways Records, 1961), 1 hour 35 mins
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Dear Abe Linkhorn: The Satire of the Civil War
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written by Bill Arp, Artemis Ward and Petroleum V. Nasby, 1833-1888 (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins

From its witty introduction to its well-researched accounts, this collection of satirical writings by Bill Arp, Petroleum Nasby, Artemus Ward and "A Disbanded Volunteer" on the Civil War, proves that there is humor to be found in any situation and there’s even a bit of old-time banjo music thrown in for good mea...

written by Bill Arp, Artemis Ward and Petroleum V. Nasby, 1833-1888 (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins
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Every Tone a Testimony
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produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 31 mins
This double CD draws upon the collection at the Smithsonian Folkways archive to create a history of African American life and culture in sound—an aural history. Encompassing both the African American oral and literary traditions, these 59 tracks feature an unparalleled assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetr...
produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 31 mins
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written by Bernard Barshay (Folkways Records, 1966), 37 mins
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French Short Stories, Vol. 1: Read in French by Armand and Louise Bégué and Pierre Capritz
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written by Paul Louis Courier, 1773-1825, François-Marie-Arouet de Voltaire, 1694-1778 and Guy de Maupassant, 1850-1893 (Folkways Records, 1960), 39 mins

The French short story tradition can be useful in teaching French. Armand Bégué, a professor at Brooklyn College, his wife, and Pierre Capritz, a professor at Yale University, have recorded six stories in two volumes accompanied by written French versions and a glossary.The first CD includes a story by Guy de Ma...

written by Paul Louis Courier, 1773-1825, François-Marie-Arouet de Voltaire, 1694-1778 and Guy de Maupassant, 1850-1893 (Folkways Records, 1960), 39 mins
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French Short Stories, Vol. 2: Read in French by Armand and Louise Bégué and Pierre Capritz
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written by Prosper Mérimée, 1803-1870, François-Marie-Arouet de Voltaire, 1694-1778 and Guy de Maupassant, 1850-1893 (Folkways Records, 1961), 29 mins

The French short story tradition can be useful in teaching French. Armand Bégué, a professor at Brooklyn College, his wife, and Pierre Capritz, a professor at Yale University, have recorded six stories in two volumes accompanied by written French versions and a glossary. This second CD includes a story by Guy de...

written by Prosper Mérimée, 1803-1870, François-Marie-Arouet de Voltaire, 1694-1778 and Guy de Maupassant, 1850-1893 (Folkways Records, 1961), 29 mins
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The Letters of Emily Dickinson: A Reminiscence by Thomas Wentworth Higginson from
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written by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1823-1911 and Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886 (Folkways Records, 1962), 43 mins
written by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1823-1911 and Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886 (Folkways Records, 1962), 43 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 1 hour 7 mins
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