Highlighted Database: Smithsonian Global Sound

Posted: Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 1:10pm

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Smithsonian Global Sound is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. It includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of the Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. 

Alhaji Garbo Leao and His Goge Music

It also includes music recorded around the African continent by 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.

You can also access Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries through the Music Online interface

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