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Folkways Records

Overview
Works: 549 works in 758 publications in 12 languages and 15,746 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  History  Drama  Live sound recordings  Classical music radio programs  Art music  Oratorios  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PA4413.O72, 882.01
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Most widely held works by Folkways Records
Oedipus rex by Igor Stravinsky( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical Greek drama of the tyrant king, translated by William Butler Yeats
Music from the forests of Riau and Mentawai by Philip Yampolsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in Indonesian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indonesian music from Riau (works 1-10) and Siberut (Mentawi) (works 11-16), including xylophone and gong-row music of the Petalangan (works 1-5), music for the Petalangan curing ritual (works 6-8), xylophone music of the Anak Suku Dalam (works 9-10), private singing (works 11-12), and ritual and dance music (works 13-16)
Vocal and instrumental music from east and central Flores by Philip Yampolsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in Indonesian and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All recordings made with a DAT recorder on the island of Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur province, in 1993 and 1994
Patchwork and powder horn : songs & ballads of the American Revolution by Dorothy Mesney( )

in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The promised land : American Indian songs of lament and protest by Pauline Periwinkle( )

in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grand canal : songs of the Erie Canal by William Hullfish( )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Seeger sings Leadbelly by Leadbelly( )

in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee notions : traditional songs of New England by Jim Douglas( )

in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wick and the tallow by Henry Gilfond( )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Mende of Sierra Leone by Gary Schulze( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Mende and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual music of Ethiopia by Lin Lerner( )

4 editions published in 2001 in Ethiopic and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Idoma of Nigeria by Ediigwu( )

3 editions published in 2001 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Kpelle of Liberia by Ruth M Stone( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Kpelle and Mandingo and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alhaji Garba Leo and his goge music by Garba Leo( )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in Hausa and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalms of the Cameroons by John Phillipson( )

in Ewe and Bantu and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pygmies of the Ituri forest by Colin M Turnbull( )

in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the BaMbuti tribe from the Ituri Forest in Zaire. Includes music representing forest life and life in a Bantu village
Into morning by Cha Cha Shaw( )

and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Square dance with soul by Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick( )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains music and calls for 10 different folk dances and square dances, 8-page teacher's guide provides printed directions for the dances, suggestions for starting a square dance group
Lullaby and goodnight by Trudie Richman( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ethnic 4000 series of the Smithsonian folkways collection of sound recordings : a contextualized and systematic study of its first 20 written documents by Kenneth R. D Chen( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySmithsonian/Folkways Recordings

Folkways

Folkways Records American record label

Folkways Records etichetta discografica statunitense

Folkways Records US-amerikanisches Musiklabel

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Smithsonian Institution. Folkways Records

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Folkways records : Moses Asch and his encyclopedia of sound