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Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings

Overview
Works: 1,836 works in 2,966 publications in 17 languages and 52,687 library holdings
Genres: Music  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  History  Sources  Live sound recordings  Folk music  Ethnographic films  Folk dance music 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: M1627, 782.4216200973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance East Asia II: Korea 2( Visual )

55 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 19 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of traditional music and dance of the Yi and Naxi peoples of China and two Tibetan dances
Anthology of American folk music by Harry Everett Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 825 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 Bernice Johnson Reagon( Recording )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 534 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 )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sampling of the traditional, sacred and secular folk songs, dances, and music of the Africa
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of the diversity of musical and dance forms practiced today throughout the world
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 445 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
Classic mountain songs from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get moving with Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 430 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
Smithsonian Folkways children's music collection by Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 423 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
Classic old-time music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More multicultural children's songs from Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in Multiple languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 332 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

Native American traditions( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in Multiple languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffalo skinners by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental songs for kids by Coco Kallis( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 238 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
Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 234 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
An untamed sense of control by Roscoe Holcomb( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shake sugaree by Elizabeth Cotten( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityFolkways Records

Smithsonian/Folkways Records

Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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