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VA - Deep River of Song: The Alan Lomax Collection (1999-2004) 12CDs [Re-Up]

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VA - Deep River of Song: The Alan Lomax Collection (1999-2004) 12CDs [Re-Up]

VA - Deep River of Song: The Alan Lomax Collection (1999-2004) 12CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks/Image (Cue&Log) ~ 2.66 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.88 Gb | Scans included
Traditional Folk, Work Songs, Blues, Gospel, Country Blues | Label: Rounder | 12:41:25

The Alan Lomax Collection gathers together the American, European, and Caribbean field recordings, world music compilations, and ballad operas of writer, folklorist, and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. Deep River of Song: African-American field recordings made for the Library of Congress from 1933 to 1946, a transformative period when black singers of the South and the Caribbean created a new musical language and thousands of brilliant songs that would captivate people throughout the world.

Bill Monroe & Doc Watson - Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980 (Off The Record, Vol. 2) (1993)

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Bill Monroe & Doc Watson - Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980 (Off The Record, Vol. 2) (1993)

Bill Monroe & Doc Watson - Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980 (Off The Record, Vol. 2) (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 182 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 112 Mb | Scans included
Label: Smithsonian Folkways | # SF CD 40064 | Time: 00:45:05
Folk, Country, Bluegrass, Old-Timey, Country Blues, Appalachian, Gospel

Any time two greats who admire each other and are musically compatible team together, the results are usually mutually beneficial. That was true for Bill Monroe and Doc Watson, whose spirited union on this 17-song disc is a sampler of American musical styles. They ripped through bluegrass, folk, blues, spirituals, mountain tunes, work songs, reels and breakdowns. Monroe's mandolin and Watson's guitar playing were masterful, wondrous and performed without any trace of self-indulgence. Their vocals were also delivered with ease, fluidity and conviction, the product of two performers completely at ease with themselves and only interested in spotlighting the material.

VA - The Classical Music of Iran: The Dastgah Systems (1966) Remastered Reissue 1991 [Re-Up]

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VA - The Classical Music of Iran: The Dastgah Systems (1966) Remastered Reissue 1991 [Re-Up]

VA - The Classical Music of Iran: The Dastgah Systems (1966) Remastered Reissue 1991
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 321 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb | Scans included | 01:13:33
Iranian Classical, Middle Eastern Traditions | Smithsonian Folkways | # CD SF 40039

Ella Zonis Mahler’s compilation of these Iranian classical music performers was originally issued on Folkways Records in 1966. Ten of the twelve model melodic patterns (dastgahs) are represented here, in a variety of instrumental and vocal performances.

VA - Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women (1995)

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VA - Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women (1995)

VA - Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 348 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 159 Mb | Scans ~ 45 Mb
Label: Smithsonian Folkways | # SF CD 40415 | Time: 01:09:42
Genre: Native American, Ethnic Fusion

Powerful living music from Native women in the United States and Canada includes performances rarely heard beyond these artists’ communities. Ceremonial and social songs traditionally sung by women, other music now performed by women, and material that combines traditional and contemporary themes and musical forms. Thirty-four selections present a seamless range of solo, choral, and instrumental pieces, forming pulsating and driving music, the heart of Indian Country. "A majestic offering."