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Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings

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Works: 1,833 works in 2,447 publications in 3 languages and 44,180 library holdings
Genres: Music  Juvenile works  History  Sources  Folk music  Folk dance music  Folk songs  Children's songs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.42083
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Most widely held works about Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
 
Most widely held works by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of the diversity of musical and dance forms practiced today throughout the world
Voices of the civil rights movement Black American freedom songs, 1960-1966 by Bernice Johnson Reagon( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 513 libraries worldwide
A sampling of the traditional, sacred and secular folk songs, dances, and music of the Africa
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Presents a wealth of ethnic music from the Americas. Most segments are short. Includes folk music, folk songs, performances on traditional musical instruments, dances, and religious or ritual performances. The tapes contain no spoken introduction or explanation, but the booklets contain: overview essays that discuss entire traditions; selection descriptions that present information about each cut; and resource material, including suggestions for listening, viewing, and reading. The quality of the recording varies from segment to segment
Classic bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Smithsonian Folkways children's music collection by Smithsonian Folkways( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six children's songs, games, and poems from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records, performed by such artists as Woody Guthrie, Ella Jenkins, and Pete Seeger
Classic mountain songs from Smithsonian Folkways ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Get moving with Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Ella Jenkins wears the title given her by many of her fans, 'The First Lady of Children's Music,' with tremendous energy. Now in her ninth decade, she continues to encourage young children to hop, skip, jump, clap, dance and be active through song
If I had a hammer songs of hope & struggle by Pete Seeger( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Classic old-time music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Every tone a testimony an African American aural history by Robert H Cataliotti( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Features an assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetry, and prose by famous African-American musicians, writers, and activists
Native American traditions ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in Multiple languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
More multicultural children's songs from Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in Multiple languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Buffalo skinners by Woody Guthrie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Born in the racially mixed mines and railroad camps of the southern mountains, Appalachian blues features a blend of African and European musical traditions and a rich variety of styles. Culled from Smithsonian Folkways deep catalog, this collection showcases recordings from all over the region. Includes 11 previously unreleased tracks
Environmental songs for kids by Coco Kallis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Collection of children's songs about conserving and protecting the environment with discussion questions and activities that relate to the songs
Shake sugaree by Elizabeth Cotten( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
An untamed sense of control by Roscoe Holcomb( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Praise the Lord! gospel music in Washington, D.C ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Ella Jenkins live! at the Smithsonian by Ella Jenkins( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Ella Jenkins sings her own songs
 
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