WorldCat Identities

Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings

Overview
Works: 1,965 works in 3,095 publications in 2 languages and 60,809 library holdings
Genres: Music  Songs and music  Blues (Music)  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Folk music  Children's sound recordings  Folk songs  History 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Publisher
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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 787 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 )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 473 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 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sampler from various Folkways releases of folk music from North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee, including "old-time fiddle and banjo pieces, early bluegrass, [and] traditional ballads, with a special emphasis on Appalachian vocal traditions"--Container verso
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of the diversity of musical and dance forms practiced today throughout the world
More multicultural children's songs from Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in Multiple languages and held by 456 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 bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents ethnic music from the Americas, including folk music, folk songs, performances on traditional musical instruments, dances, and religious or ritual performances. Most segments are short. The tapes contain no spoken introduction or narrative. The booklets contain overview essays that discuss entire traditions, descriptions of individual selections, and resource material, including suggestions for listening, viewing, and reading
Get moving with Ella Jenkins by Ella Jenkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 412 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 )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 405 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 383 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 365 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 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 319 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
Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 271 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
Buffalo skinners by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native American traditions( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in Multiple languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental songs for kids by Coco Kallis( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 235 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
An untamed sense of control by Roscoe Holcomb( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shake sugaree by Elizabeth Cotten( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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