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Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 194 works in 200 publications in 2 languages and 1,131 library holdings
Genres: Music  Folk music  Field recordings  Blues (Music)  Catalogs  Ballads  Folk songs  Singing games  Gospel music  Work songs 
Classifications: M1670, 781.628
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Tales of the supernatural : a selected list of recordings made in the United States and placed in the archive of folk culture by Angie C Delcambre( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afro-American folk music from Tate and Panola Counties, Mississippi( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred harp singing by George Pullen Jackson( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-American ballads by Alan Lomax( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-American ballads by Benjamin Albert Botkin( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the heav'nly king : [religious expression in the central Blue Ridge] by Charles K Wolfe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A cross-section of the [Blue Ridge] region's religious expression -- hymn-singing, prayer, and sermons from church services, performances of gospel music by local trios and quartets, a baptism at a creek, and stories of religious conversion or a call to the ministry"--Container
Hispano music & culture of the Northern Rio Grande : the Juan B. Rael Collection( )

in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents ethnographic field collection documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. Features recordings from the Archive of Folk Culture collection of alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes that were performed by various artists and recorded by Juan B. Rael. Includes manuscript materials and publications by Rael covering the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the region
The Spirit cries : [music from the rainforests of South America & the Caribbean]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-American ballads( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for the gods( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LC Folk Archive Reference Aid by Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil Rights History Project collection( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Joseph Mosnier, LaFleur Paysour, Dwandalyn Reece, Patricia Sullivan, and Kieran Walsh Taylor. Most of the interviews were filmed by John Bishop
Afro-American blues and game songs by Alan Lomax( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best from the booth : StoryCorps visits KNAU( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit cries( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents music of the Garifuna of Belize, the Indians of the Chocó (Panama/Columbia), the Shipibo and Asháninka Indians of Peru, the Aluku of French Guiana, the Wayana Indians of Suriname, and the Maroons of Jamaica
Theresa Deer Wescott interview( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview and discussion of Menominee Indian songs, stories, and memories with Theresa Deer Wescott of Wisconsin. The conversation took place, in part, while reviewing Menominee cylinder recordings made by Frances Densmore and preserved by the Federal Cylinder Project. The interview took place on August 31, 1980, at the Library of Congress, the second day of Wescott's visit. Interviewers include Erika Brady and Ron Walcott. Also present were Ada Deer, Theresa Conder, and Bernadine Conder. Collection includes a recording log (4 p.)
Sounds of Korea concert collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert of Korean music and dance featuring 12 performers in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 23, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center
1986 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and color slides documenting the performance of bluegrass music, blues music, Armenian music, Senegalese music and dance, Irish music, country music, gospel music, Chinese traditional music and modern compositions, Caribbean music, and Polish music and dance celebrating the Harvest Festival from several regions in Poland. Most concerts were recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. The concert of Chinese music was recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress. The May 22 concert was held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Neptune Plaza Concert Series. Concerts were held from April through September 1986, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts
Library of Congress intermission features( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features Joe Hickerson of the Archive of Folk Culture with sounds from the Jan. 10, 1989, Folklife Center workshop on Viking's A Prairie home companion folk song book. Songs from the book are performed by the compilers of the book, Marcia and Jon Pankake and children in the audience
Margaret MacArthur concert and interview collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection of video and audio recordings and program of concert featuring Margaret MacArthur, ballad singer and song collector from Marlboro, Vermont. Margaret MacArthur sings ballads, songs, recites poems and rhymes. The collection includes an oral history interview with MacArthur recorded in Marlboro in 2002 by Jane C. Beck, with complete transcript (78 p.) of the interview; also included is an article written by Jane C. Beck about Margaret MacArthur, "Vermont's songcatcher: a lifetime of singing and saving near-forgotten tunes," in Visit'n, v. 8 (2002): 32-44
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityArchive of Folk Culture (U.S.)

American Folklife Center. Archive of Folk Culture

Library of Congress. Archive of Folk Culture

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