WorldCat Identities

Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings

Overview
Works: 1,987 works in 3,054 publications in 3 languages and 58,977 library holdings
Genres: Music  Juvenile works  Children's sound recordings  Folk music  History  Sources  Folk dance music  Folk songs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.42083
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Most widely held works by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Anthology of American folk music by Harry Everett Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhanced CD focuses on Smith as an artist and twentieth century luminary and contains rare photos, historic video footage, artists interviews, and additional annotations
Voices of the civil rights movement : Black American freedom songs, 1960-1966 by Smithsonian Institution( Recording )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of songs from the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1960s
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sampling of the traditional, sacred and secular folk songs, dances, and music of the Africa
Classic mountain songs from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 424 WorldCat member 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
Smithsonian Folkways children's music collection by Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member 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
Get moving with Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member 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
More multicultural children's songs from Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in Multiple languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella Jenkins's 1995 release Multicultural Children's Songs stands as one of her most popular releases to date. Now, twenty more tracks have been assembled in a collection that inspires respect and rejoices in the traditions of others
Classic old-time music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every tone a testimony : an African American aural history by Robert H Cataliotti( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features an assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetry, and prose by famous African-American musicians, writers, and activists
If I had a hammer : songs of hope & struggle by Pete Seeger( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member 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
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of the diversity of musical and dance forms practiced today throughout the world
Buffalo skinners by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song
Environmental songs for kids by Coco Kallis( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahagita : harp and vocal music of Burma by Myint Maung( )

4 editions published in 2003 in Burmese and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityFolkways Records

Smithsonian/Folkways Records

Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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