Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 1

Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 1

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1951), 49 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description

Hear a girls’ chorus from Madagascar, an Irish reel played on uileann pipes (bagpipes), a Greek Orthodox church choir singing medieval organum(an early form of polyphony). Selections also come from Japan, Nigeria, India, France, Tahiti and Iceland. The musical journey continues in four subsequent volumes.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
49 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Folk Song, Dance, Song
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Henry Cowell, 1897-1965
Release Date
1951
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Southeast Asia, South Asia: Indian Subcontinent, South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Middle East, Europe, East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea, Central Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands, Africa, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, Sudeste Asiático, Sudeste da Ásia, Sul da Ásia: Subcontinente Indiano, Sudeste Asiático: Subcontinente Indio, América del Sud, México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, América do Sul, México, América Central e Caribe, Oriente Médio, Oriente Medio, Europa, Ásia Oriental, China, japão e Coréia, Asia Oriental: China, Japón y Korea, Ásia Central, Asia Central, Australia e Ilhas do Pacífico, Australia e Islas del Pacífico, África
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, Sudeste Asiático, Sudeste da Ásia, Sul da Ásia: Subcontinente Indiano, Sudeste Asiático: Subcontinente Indio, América del Sud, México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, América do Sul, México, América Central e Caribe, Oriente Médio, Oriente Medio, Europa, Ásia Oriental, China, japão e Coréia, Asia Oriental: China, Japón y Korea, Ásia Central, Asia Central, Australia e Ilhas do Pacífico, Australia e Islas del Pacífico, África

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