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Buckminster Fuller Speaks His Mind
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(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 40 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Topics of discussion range from why the educational system is "vulnerable," "inadequate" and "erroneous"...
(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 40 mins
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The Clock is Stopping: The Human Scenario
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(Cook Records, 2012), 2 hours 55 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Here he broaches problems as large as those of reality (and that reality no longer constitutes what one...
(Cook Records, 2012), 2 hours 55 mins
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Come Write Me Down
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produced by Various Artists (Topic Records, 2002), 1 hour 12 mins
produced by Various Artists (Topic Records, 2002), 1 hour 12 mins
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Harry Cox: The Bonny Labouring Boy (CD 1)
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produced by Various Artists (Topic Records, 2001), 1 hour 19 mins
produced by Various Artists (Topic Records, 2001), 1 hour 19 mins
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Joe Heaney: The Road from Connemara (CD 1)
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produced by Ewan MacColl, 1915-1989 and Peggy Seeger, 1935-; performed by Joe Heaney (Topic Records, 2000), 1 hour 11 mins
produced by Ewan MacColl, 1915-1989 and Peggy Seeger, 1935-; performed by Joe Heaney (Topic Records, 2000), 1 hour 11 mins
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Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia
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produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
The sounds and social history of African American banjo playing—32 superb instrumentals and vocals, recorded between 1974 and 1997. Extensively annotated with performer's life histories, tunings, lyrics, bibliography, and discography. The banjo's gourd ancestors came to the Americas with enslaved Africans, forg...
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
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Southern Banjo Sounds
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 14 mins
The legendary Roscoe Holcomb performs 21 powerful songs shaped by the hard times and conflict between old and new that marked his life in the Kentucky mountains. A hard-hitting singer and banjo-player, he also performs unaccompanied ballads, banjo and harmonica solos, and with a guitar. These recordings from 196...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 14 mins
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The Gift of Dreams
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directed by Aarno Cronvall, 1945-; composed by Einojuhani Rautavaara, 1928-2016; conducted by Petri Sakari; produced by Kristiina Pervilä, 1960-; performed by Tapiola Sinfonietta and Veräjäpelto Choir, in The Gift of the Magi (ArtHaus Musik, 1997), 50 mins
Created specially for television and recorded in studio, this short opera by one of today’s most eminent Finnish composers is based on a Christmas story by the American writer O. Henry. Rautavaara sets The Gift of the Magi in a poor district of Helsinki in the 1920s. Snow covers the ground and the poor tenants o...
directed by Aarno Cronvall, 1945-; composed by Einojuhani Rautavaara, 1928-2016; conducted by Petri Sakari; produced by Kristiina Pervilä, 1960-; performed by Tapiola Sinfonietta and Veräjäpelto Choir, in The Gift of the Magi (ArtHaus Musik, 1997), 50 mins
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