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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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Afro-Hispanic Music from Western Colombia and Ecuador
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produced by Norman E. Whitten (Folkways Records, 1967), 41 mins
One of the Bambuco tracks also appears as "Adiós, Berejú" on the compilation CD Raíces Latinas: Smithsonian Folkways Latino Roots Collection (SFW CD 40470, 2002).
produced by Norman E. Whitten (Folkways Records, 1967), 41 mins
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Anthology of Brazilian Indian Music: Karajá, Javahé, Kraho, Tukuna, Juruna, Suyá, Trumai Shukarramãe
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produced by Vilma Chiara and Harald Schultz (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins
"About eight hundred Karaja Indians still live on the shores of the Bananal Island, Araguaia River, in Central Brazil. They have been in peaceful contact with our civilization for more than a century but maintain a high level of their old traditions. During the dry season, from May to October, they erect summer-...
produced by Vilma Chiara and Harald Schultz (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins
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Anthology of Central and South American Indian Music
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produced by Alan Lazar (Folkways Records, 1975), 1 hour 34 mins
"At one time the area or Central and South America was the home of diverse Indian cultures and civilizations ranging from the nomadic hunters of Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia, to the river and forest peoples of the Amazon, to the military empires of the Andes and Central Mexico, to the theocratic states of southe...
produced by Alan Lazar (Folkways Records, 1975), 1 hour 34 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 33 mins
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Biyavalo by Madhu Natisar Nath
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(ARCE, 1987), 37 mins
Madhu Natisar Nath is the main singer. He plays the sarangi at the same time, using a jerky bowing technique to accentuate the rhythmic aspects of the song. His son Shivji Nath provides vocal accompaniment.
(ARCE, 1987), 37 mins
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Bosnia: Echoes from an Endangered World
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produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 and Ankica Petrovic, fl. 1970 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 50 mins
Recorded before the recent violence and conflagration in Bosnia-Herzegovina, these beautiful examples of Muslim traditions document the rich confluence of Turkish and European music in the region. Compiled from commercial and field recordings, these are indeed echoes of an endangered world—many have been killed...
produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 and Ankica Petrovic, fl. 1970 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 50 mins
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British Traditional Ballads in the Southern Mountains, Volume 2
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 47 mins
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 47 mins
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Caribbean Folk Music, Vol. 1
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 7 mins

Whether purely instrumental or with a chorus, each of these recordings manages to capture the spirit of the English, Spanish, and French speaking Caribbean. Many of the recordings are of dance music as music and dance are commonly linked in Caribbean cultures. Representing fifteen countries this collection spea...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 7 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 44 mins
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