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Folkways Records

Overview
Works: 540 works in 780 publications in 12 languages and 18,789 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical settings  Field recordings  History  Operas  Domestic drama  Live sound recordings  Classical music radio programs  Tragedies (Drama) 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: M1500.S92, 782.1
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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 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Seeger sings Leadbelly by Leadbelly( )

in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 180 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 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus rex by Igor Stravinsky( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical Greek drama of the tyrant king, translated by William Butler Yeats
Songs from the age of sail : Sea songs : Newport, R.I( )

in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1995 in Indonesian and held by 152 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
The wick and the tallow by Henry Gilfond( )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A house in which the husband, three daughters and a son-in-law struggle against a matriarchy and against each other. Throughout the play there is a promise of murder. It is a mood play of which Norris Houghton wrote "reminiscent of ways of Yeats and Lorca, a comparison I mean as a compliment, in its combination of passion and a kind of poetic symbolism."
Music of the Mende of Sierra Leone by Gary Schulze( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Mende and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual music of Ethiopia by Lin Lerner( )

4 editions published in 2001 in Ethiopic and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Idoma of Nigeria by Ediigwu( )

4 editions published in 2001 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 126 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 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in Hausa and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalms of the Cameroons by John Phillipson( )

in Ewe and Bantu and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 117 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 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Square dance with soul by Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick( )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 117 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
Anthology of American folk music by Harry Everett Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySmithsonian/Folkways Recordings

Folkways.

Folkways Records & Serv. Corp.

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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