Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Two Yannina (Iōannina) radio programs of folk music
University of Washington
Folk music recorded from Radio Tirana, records, and Radio Pristina by Yves Moreau.
University of Washington
Fredric Lieberman's recordings collected in numerous locations in Poland, most in 1970s (some earlier).
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Radio broadcasts of lectures on the characteristics of Bulgarian folk music, generally and from various regions, by renowned scholars in the field. These scholars include: Nikolaĭ Kaufman, Stoian Djudjev, Todor Torodov, Elena Stoin, and T. Ivanov
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
The California Folk Music Project of the California Work Projects Administration (WPA) was conceived and directed by Sidney Robertson Cowell and co-sponsored by the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Music Division, Library of Congress from 1938 to 1940. Additional support was provided by the New Music Society of California and the Society of California Pioneers. The resulting collection of sound recordings, photographs, correspondence, field notes, and drawings documents the musical culture, including religious music and folk song, of many ethnic and English-language performers in northern California. The collection includes the documentation of the music of Anglo Americans, Armenians, Assyrians, Basques, Croatians, English, Finns, Hungarians, Icelanders, Italians, Norwegians, Russian Molokans, Scots, Portuguese, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Spaniards and Spanish Americans from 1938 to 1940. The sound recordings were deposited in the Archive of American ... Read More
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.
University of Washington
Musical selections compiled from various commercial recordings to accompany a M.A. thesis. Collected by the University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives.
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
This collection includes items from the Ukraine (folk-songs, love songs, dance music, Gypsy music, and mandolin music), Greece (folk-songs, love songs and dance music), Poland (folk-songs and love songs), and Lapland (songs)
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
The Ned Sublette collection consists of eight reel to reel tapes which have been reformatted to eight CDs. He taped three reels of cowboy country western folk dance music in Portales, New Mexico in August 1977 at the home of William Vance. Assisting him in the recordings were Charlemaud Curtis, of the UNM Fine Arts Library and Luis Gallegos. Sublette joined in the songs at Portales and is playing his guitar in these recordings. Four other reels were recorded during a Hispanic church fiesta and the eighth one at a Catholic mass at the Santa Rosa de Lima parish church - both in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. The country songs portray the music played and heard in Anglo American towns across New Mexico. The Santa Rosa fiesta and church service represent the rich musical traditions of Hispanic New Mexico
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Manuscript materials, including programs, newspaper clippings, handbills, programs, small posters, and black-and-white photographs, documenting Swapping Song Fair, a folk music production company and concert series founded in New York City in 1955 by Lou Gordon and Paddy Clancy, which produced a Musical Tribute to Woody Guthrie in 1956, and Folk Song '59. The collection documents musical and other events in the folk music revival in New York City during the 1950s.