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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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Bamboo-Tamboo, Bongo and Belair
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(Cook Records, 1956), 39 mins
Recorded in the hills of Trinidad, here is a fascinating juxtaposition of three music and music / dance practices of non-urban dwellers derived from African roots. Bamboo-Tamboo evolved out of the ban European colonizers imposed on drumming: dry, hollow bamboo poles were cut to varying lengths to produce differen...
(Cook Records, 1956), 39 mins
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Bongo, Backra & Coolie: Jamaican Roots, Vol. 2
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1975), 32 mins

Jamaican folk music blends African, European and East Indian (in dialect: Bongo, Backra and Coolie) roots into something distinctly Jamaican. Revival Zion, an Afro-Christian religious cult influenced by the early 19th century Myal cults and American missionaries (largely Baptist), involves possession led by a bo...

produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1975), 32 mins
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Khmer loeu
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produced by Chinary Ung, 1942-; in Cambodia: Traditional Music, Vol. 2: Tribe Music, Folk Music and Popular Dances (Folkways Records, 1979), 3 mins

The album opens with an entrancing tune played on a single reed bamboo flute that enthralls and draws the listener into the musical journey presented in this collection. Recorded in 1979 and compiled by revered composer Chinary Ung, Chinary focuses on capturing and documenting both the songs themselves and the ins...

produced by Chinary Ung, 1942-; in Cambodia: Traditional Music, Vol. 2: Tribe Music, Folk Music and Popular Dances (Folkways Records, 1979), 3 mins
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Dance and entertainment songs of the Chewa and Tumbuka
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1958), 9 mins
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Dance and topical songs from the Tonga of Malawi
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1957), 8 mins, 3 page(s)
(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1957), 8 mins, 3 page(s)
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Dance songs from the Jita people of Tanzania
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1950), 8 mins
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1950), 11 mins
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1950), 7 mins
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1950), 19 mins
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