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Anthology of American folk music

Anthology of American folk music

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Published by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Harry Smith. Vol.1, Ballads.
ContributionsSmith, Harry.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19532154M

  Released in , The Anthology of American Folk Music was the singular visionof the enigmatic artist, musicologist, and collector Harry Smith (–).Acollection of eighty-fourcommercial recordings of Americanvernacular and folkmusic originally issued between and , the Anthology featured an eclecticand idiosyncratic mixture of blues and hillbilly songs, ballads Author: Ross Hair, Thomas Ruys Smith. Anthology throughout the semester, but I will be making other selections available on CD each week. I will also post a page introductory essay on the blog the week before each class. September 16 - Week 1: Harry Smith and His Anthology Reading: Liner notes from Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume 4: pp.

  Last week I received my copy of Mississippi Records’ limited edition vinyl box set containing all four volumes of the Anthology of American Folk . Songs, transcribed from recorded performances in the Folkways recording Anthology of American folk music, compiled by Harry Smith, "Compiled and edited by Moses Asch, Josh Dunson, and Ethel Raim"--Cover. Melodies in part with chord symbols. Description: pages: illustrations ; .

Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music is the most important music collection ever issued, introducing Americans in the 60s to Mystical Gods. In the long-playing album was.   Various Artists The Anthology of American Folk Music (Mississippi Records / Smithsonia Folkways, / ) The Anthology of American Folk Music was compiled by Harry Smith for Moses Asch’s Folkways Records and released in at a retail price of $ That’s $ in today’s money (£ in today’s sterling) and although you would have gotten three separate boxed-sets each with Author: Anton Spice.


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The Harry Smith Connection: A Live Tribute To The Anthology Of American Folk Music: An amazingly comprehensive anthology of American roots music. Absolutely essential for my collection and for anyone really interested in the origins of all modern musical genres.

Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find /5(75). Folkways Anthology of American Folk Music Vol. 2 Social Music. A 2LP Set. The Anthology of American Folk Music, edited by Harry Smith (–), is one of the most influential releases in the history of recorded ally issued by Folkways Records inthe Anthology brought virtually unknown parts of America's musical landscape recorded in the late s and early s to the public's attention.

For more than half a century, the collection has. Book Description. Released inthe Anthology of American Anthology of American folk music book Music was the singular vision of the enigmatic artist, musicologist, and collector Harry Smith (–).

A collection of eighty-four commercial recordings of American vernacular and folk music originally issued between andthe Anthology featured an eclectic and idiosyncratic mixture of blues and hillbilly songs.

Editorial Reviews. Originally released in as a quasi-legal set of three double LPs and reissued several times since (with varying cover art), Anthology of American Folk Music could well be the most influential document of the '50s folk revival.

Many of the recordings that appeared on it had languished in obscurity for 20 years, and it proved a revelation to a new group of folkies, from Price: $ Originally released in as a quasi-legal set of three double LPs and reissued several times since (with varying cover art), Anthology of American Folk Music could well be the most influential document of the '50s folk revival.

Many of the recordings that appeared on it had languished in obscurity for 20 years, and it proved a revelation to a new group of folkies, from Pete Seeger to John 10/   Smithsonian Folkways records re-releases Anthology of American Folk Music, originally issued by Folkway Records in ; anthology of blues, Author: Tom Piazza.

Released inThe Anthology of American Folk Music was the singular vision of the enigmatic artist, musicologist, and collector Harry Smith (). A collection of eighty-four commercial recordings of American vernacular and folk music originally issued between andthe Anthology featured an eclectic and idiosyncratic mixture of blues and hillbilly songs,4/5(1).

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Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume 4 is a two-disc compilation of twenty-eight American folk recordings originally released on 78 rpm records between andissued in May on Revenant Records, catalogue #Compiled by experimental filmmaker and notable eccentric Harry Smith as the fourth album of his Anthology of American Folk Music set fromit was never Genre: Country, folk.

The Anthology of American Folk Music was issued inin three 2 LP entire anthology included 84 tracks of Appalachian folk songs, fiddle music, gospel, hillbilly, blues and Cajun tunes. The collection consisted of recordings produced between anda period that Smith perceived as the final years of distinct regional musical traditions.

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Several months ago when I transitioned from an owner of music to a renter via streaming, the first selection I imported into my cloud-based digital library was a collection of folk music I first heard when I was just a little sprout. I was introduced to Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music by an aunt who also taught me how to make chords and strum her guitar.

Filmmaker Harry Smith compiled the Anthology of American Folk Music from his personal collection of 78 RPM records. The series of three double albums was released in by Folkways Records, comprising eighty-four American folk, blues and country music recordings.

View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of An Anthology Of Folk Music on Discogs. Label: Sine Qua Non - SQN • Format: 5x, Vinyl LP, Compilation Box Set • Country: US • Genre: Blues, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country Blues, Delta Blues, Folk/5(18).

Happy birthday to Harry Smith, author of Folkways’ beloved Anthology of American Folk Music. The painter, archivist, ethnographer, film-maker, record collector, and mystic would have been 96 years old today.

Smith was an important figure in the Beat Generation scene and a. Originally released in as a quasi-legal set of three double-LPs and reissued several times since (with varying cover art), The Anthology of American Folk Music could well be the most influential document of the '50s folk revival.

Many of the recordings which appeared on it had languished in obscurity for 20 years, and it proved a revelation to a new group of folkies -- from Pete Seeger to 10/ I have an Oak Publication book called "Anthology of American Folk Music".

It is pretty old ()--it predates the Smithsonian reproductions. It doesn't have all of the songs in the set; but it has lyrics, standard notation of the melody, guitar/banjo chord notation, banjo tuning used, and the strumming patterns used when applicable.

anthology of american folk music Smithsonian Folkways Harry Smith was a strange, bearded little man from Portland, Oregon who lived in places like Berkeley and the Hotel Chelsea and spent his days painting, creating experimental films, scrounging money, making whoopee, and collecting stuff--quilts, paper airplanes, Ukrainian Easter eggs.

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Many of these actually turn out to be cousins two or three times removed.Consumer Guide Album. Anthology of American Folk Music [Smithsonian/Folkways, ] Harry Smith's act of history--three two-record sets originally released by Folkways innow digitally remastered into a gorgeously appointed six-CD box--aces two very '90s concepts: the canon that accrues as rock gathers commentary, and the compilations that multiply as labels recycle catalogue.