Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Update 3: Ethnic Music Survey Recordings

The following recordings are available on LP from the Arts Ensemble Library for a one-week loan. They have been organized in this post into the various countries/ethnicities of origin: Brazilian, Spanish, Jewish, Native American, General European, and Misc.
If you wish to make a loan, send a request via the Discussion Area (side bar to your right, scroll down) or via email to and download and complete the Music Loan Form and return it to the Manager of the Library.

Bidu Sayao, Soprano with ensemble conducted by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Original recording of
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, and five Brazilian folk songs

Bud Shank: Holiday in Brazil
jazz arrangements of Brazilian music by Laurindo Almeida


Pillar Lopez and the Spanish Symphony Orchestra
Albeniz: Six Spanish Dances, and Tejera: Andalucia Dances

De Las Mananitas... A Las Golondrinas (Mariachi band)

Segovia - Three Centuries of the Guitar

Torero! Music of the Bullfight
Juan Valasquez and His Authentic Bull Ring Band
with some interesting information as to how music is used in a bullfight

A Passover Seder with Jan Peerce,
music selected and composed by Ario S. Hyams, directed by Barry Hyams

Jan Peerce - ten classics of Jewish folk song

Masterpieces of the Synagogue (Rachem No, Wehu Rachum, Nishmas, etc.)
Cantor Josef "Yossele" Rosenblatt

Songs of My People (Yiddish songs)
Cantor Josef "Yossele" Rosenblatt

Ceremonial Music of the Synagogue (Yom Kippur, marriage ceremony, service for the sabbath and festivals)
Emile Kachmann, bass, with chorus and organ

Jan Peerce sings Hebrew Melodies (Kol Nidrei, Shiroh, etc)

The Guy Warren Sounds - Themes for African Drums
including jazz meets the talking drum

Native American

Edward MacDowell: Second Indian Suite
("musical possibilities to be found in the folksongs of the American Indian", pre-Dvorak)
Howard Hanson conducting the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra

General European

John McCromack Sings Irish Songs

A Procession With Carols
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge directed by Divid Willcocks

The Monsk Russian Folk Chorus Album 2

2 Martin Denny recordings:
Exotica Vol III

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Update 2: Ethnic Music Survey

Fellow students referring to this site for the Ethnic Music Survey course:

1. Only a few files have been uploaded to this site, as it is a technical testing ground for the actual website. If there is something in particular you are looking for, please add a request in the chatbox (Discussion Area) in the side bar (to your right, scroll down). The librarian will respond in the same area.

2. The list of ethnic music recordings available on LP will be posted late Wednesday evening.

3. A separate category/label has been made in the side bar for your reference, and where requested listings of files and of recordings will soon be linked.

Monday, February 19, 2007

Update 1

We have a chatbox! (To your right, scroll down.)

If this is your first time here, please read the welcome note below, or the information in the side bar to your right.

Current plans are to move out of this Beta version into a permanent site for the Arts Ensemble Library Online by the beginning of March.

Visitors to this site who are fellow members of the Raclin School of the Arts community are more than welcome to message suggestions.

In addition, an invitation has been made to my own circle of fellow bloggers to review the technical details of this online site to see where improvements can be made.

My thanks in advance for your time.

Sunday, February 18, 2007


Welcome to the testing ground for the Arts Ensemble Library Online.

A small number of files from the library have been uploaded to this site, in backwards alphabetical order, so that chronologically the files as you read it here appear in alphabetical order.

Each posting is headed by the name of the composer, followed by the file name and the file number. Also included is the section where the file is located, which is linked to a map of the library indicating the area in question.

At the end of each posting, several labels are attached which describe the instrumentation, period/genre of music, and if the work is Urtext. These categories are available in the side bar to the right.

Please remember that this is a testing ground, and not the actual site of the library. This current blog is from the Manager's personal profile account, and cannot be transfered to a future Manager of the Library. For best results, an official IUSB email and web account for the Library is to be created before the actual online library can proceed. It is not in the plans to add new files to this site but to wait for the main site to be created.

A possible future addition is a chat box to request delivery of a file or other duties for the Manager.

Your comments and suggestions are, as always, welcome. I am confident that this is a promising step forward for Library.

Andrew Filmer

Saturday, February 17, 2007



Symphonic Section 3

Copland, Aaron


Symphonic Section 2

Corelli, A. - Lehmeier, arr.


Symphonic Section 2