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

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