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Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina
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produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 57 mins
This "Minstrel of the Appalachians" performed hundreds of traditional songs and tunes that he learned from family members, neighbors, and other residents of western North Carolina. The breadth of Lunsford’s huge repertoire is represented, including ballads, folk songs, spirituals, 19th-century popular songs, an...
produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 57 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 26 mins
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From Kuno to Kebyar: Balinese Gamelan Angklung
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 1 hour 14 mins, 13 page(s)
This album is the first devoted exclusively to gamelan angklung, the ancient and ubiquitous Balinese ensemble that plays in religious processions, at temple and cremation ceremonies and for dance theater performances. It presents music played by seven of the finest ensembles of the 1960s from north and south Bali....
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 1 hour 14 mins, 13 page(s)
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In the Beginning: Bible Stories for Children by Sholem Asch
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written by Shalom Asch, 1880-1957 (Folkways Records, 1955), 28 mins
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Music from the Dominican Republic: Vol. 4, Songs from the North
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produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1978), 46 mins
Recorded by Verna Gillis and Ramón Daniel Pérez Martínez.

Grabado por Verna Gillis y Ramón Daniel Pérez Martínez.


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produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1978), 46 mins
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Old Harp Singing
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
The seventeen singers featured on this album hail from the valleys of eastern Tennessee around Sevierville and Maryville, where they sing songs from the famous shape note collection The Harp of Columbia, which was first published in 1848. Extensive liner notes include several reproductions of hymns from The Harp.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 36 mins
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Utom: Summoning the Spirit
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(Mickey Hart Collection, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins, 20 page(s)

Captured by ethnomusicologist Manolete Mora in 1995, this release is a collection of field recordings documenting the music of the T’boli, a group of approximately 80,000 people living in small, scattered villages in the mountains and valleys of Southwestern Mindanao, Philippines. Summoning The Spirit includes s...

(Mickey Hart Collection, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins, 20 page(s)
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Cat-Iron Sings Blues and Hymns
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 27 mins
This album presents what seem to be the two sides of singer Cat-Iron's repertoire: that of the blues musician and that of the converted Christian. As Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "Cat-Iron might be singing religion, but he [plays] it with the heart of a blues-man." This collection of songs shares such stylistic...
(Folkways Records, 1958), 27 mins
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Yewe Cult Dance
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produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo; in Ewe Music of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1969), 2 mins
produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo; in Ewe Music of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1969), 2 mins
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