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Description:
A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. Includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of the legendary Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. It also includes music recorded around the African continent by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music (ILAM) at Rhodes University as well as material collected by recordists on the South Asian subcontinent from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE), sponsored by the American Institute for Indian Studies.
Browse by country, genre, cultural group, language, instrument, artist, ensemble, album, or label.  Create your own playlsts. [ more details ]

You are now able to send tracks to your iPhone or Droid!  Just click on the cell phone icon beside the track to view sending options.  Tracks will be playable for 48 hours from off campus, but after 48 hours you must be connected to the JMU wireless network to play your tracks.  For more information, click here.
Coverage:
1890 - present
Resource Type:
Streaming Audio Collection
Location:
Campus/Remote
Updated:
Varies
Available To:
JMU
No. of Simultaneous Users:
Unrestricted
Full Text?:
Yes
Linked Full Text?:
No
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