WorldCat Identities

Folkways Records

Overview
Works: 508 works in 753 publications in 15 languages and 15,614 library holdings
Genres: Music  History  Juvenile works  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PA4413.O72, 882.01
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Most widely held works by Folkways Records
Patchwork and powder horn songs & ballads of the American Revolution by Dorothy Mesney( )

in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the forests of Riau and Mentawai by Philip Yampolsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in Indonesian and held by 155 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)
Pete Seeger sings Leadbelly by Leadbelly( )

in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of early folk and topical songs from the New England region
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
Oedipus rex by Sophocles( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical Greek drama of the tyrant king, translated by William Butler Yeats
The poppy leaf English concertina tunes by Richard Carlin( )

and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 126 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 126 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 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wick and the tallow by Henry Gilfond( )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual music of Ethiopia by Lin Lerner( )

4 editions published in 2001 in Ethiopic and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Kpelle and Mandingo and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalms of the Cameroons by John Phillipson( )

in Ewe and Bantu and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Idoma of Nigeria by Ediigwu( )

3 editions published in 2001 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Square dance with soul by Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick( )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 103 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
Alhaji Garba Leo and his goge music by Alhaji Garba Leo( )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in Hausa and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noh and Kyogen plays live( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerindian music of Chile the Aymara ; the Qaqashqar ; the Mapuche by Christos Clair-Vasiliadis( )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in South American Indian and Aymara and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quite remarkable snowman activity songs for young children by Sarah Barchas( )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activity and basic concept songs which combine language, rhythm, melody and feeling in ways that invite children to dramatize and act out the meanings they find in the songs
 
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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