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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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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1950), 20 mins
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1958), 19 mins
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Music of St. Lucia
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(Cook Records, 1953), 1 hour 6 mins
This field recording reflects several musical traditions of the British commonwealth of St. Lucia. Traditions represented include English-influenced military brass bands and marches for fife and drum, children's play songs, women's work songs and jwé ("play"). Jwé is a chanted form of verbal heroics where th...
(Cook Records, 1953), 1 hour 6 mins
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produced by J. David Sapir (Folkways Records, 1965), 49 mins
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Musical Traditions of St. Lucia, West Indies
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produced by Manfred Kremser, Jocelyne Guilbault, fl. 1984 and Embert Charles (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 11 mins
The rich and varied musical traditions of the Creole-speaking peoples of the Lesser Antilles islands are practically unknown outside the region. This album of the music of St. Lucia is an introduction to a rare and living musical heritage. Intricate and driving rhythms and moving melodies with French, English, a...
produced by Manfred Kremser, Jocelyne Guilbault, fl. 1984 and Embert Charles (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 11 mins
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(International Library of African Music (ILAM), 1959), 14 mins
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Virginia Traditions: Virginia Work Songs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1983), 47 mins, 17 page(s)
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins

Pete Seeger has long set the standard for interpreters of American traditional and topical songs. This fourth volume in the popular series compiled from the Folkways Records American Favorite Ballads series of the 1950s and 1960s features Seeger's versions of classic folk songs from America’s past. Extensive...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins
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Rooster Call
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produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986; in Blues Routes: Heroes and Tricksters: Blues and Jazz Work Songs and Street Music (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 4 mins
Blues Routes is a resonant almanac of blues styles and blues-related music and musicians including: Memphis barrelhouse and Harlem parlor piano players; blues guitarists from the Delta and Piedmont, San Francisco and Chicago; Kansas City and New Orleans jazz masters; hambone call-and-response and Mardi Gras Indian...
produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986; in Blues Routes: Heroes and Tricksters: Blues and Jazz Work Songs and Street Music (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 4 mins
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