Music of the world's people, [v. 1]

Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965

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  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : Folkways Records, [1955]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 2 audio discs : 33 1/3 rpm. monophonic ; 12 in
  • OCLC ocm03210973


  • The present series is limited to music sung and played without the benefit of written-down notes.
  • In container.


  • Madagascar: Oay lalay e (Ohe anis!) --Ireland: Medley of reels: Drowsy Maggie/Scottish Mary/Flogging reel -- Georgia (Caucasian): Greek Orthodox Church Choir -- Greece: Shepherd clarinet -- Japan: Imperial Sho Koto chant (Gagaku) -- Nigeria (Yoruba): Choral 'singing' conversation with signal drums -- India: Sanai gath (Rāga kaphi); Bombay Orchestra -- France (Pyrenees): Dance tune -- Russian gypsy: Vocal with harmonica -- Bali: Gamelan orchestra of Koeta - Gender wajang -- Arabia: Vocal with instrumental acc. -- Tahiti: Maururu roa vu (Rupe faraui); Riro mau (Miss tukua tauhere teuria); Hah hah moorea (Les tamaru Tahiti) -- Tibet: Lament for the dead -- United States: Pretty Polly -- Iceland: Song of greeting - Hlidarendakoti ("Rymur") -- Spain: Pateneras
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