recently added nine new or previously unavailable albums featuring a
variety of styles, including Western
gamelan, various genres from India,
and the spoken word of Kenneth
discount: Enter Code SFWMARCH2011 and save 20% off retail price on
these CDs or Album Downloads through March 31!
These recordings are
available as custom CDs or digital downloads in MP3 or FLAC format. Liner
notes are included as .PDFs with all purchases. A.R.C.E. recordings are
only available as digital downloads.
Folkways Earns 18 Independent Music Award Nominations
Among those recognized
were the following album and song category nominees. Click here
for the complete list of nominees.
discount: Enter Code IMA2011 and save 20% off retail price on
nominated CDs or Album Downloads through March 31st
a Smithsonian Folkways Certified World Music Teacher
Now in its third year,
the Smithsonian Folkways program in World Music Pedagogy has trained and
certified 75 teachers to teach the world's musical traditions to
children. Earn your certification with this six-day intensive training
program June 27–July1 in Seattle. Click here
Each month we'll ask a trivia question; email your answer, name, and address with the
subject "March Trivia" to SmithsonianFolkways_at_si_dot_edu by March
31, 2011, and a randomly selected entrant with the correct answer will
win a free CD of his or her choice!
March Question: Before becoming a jazz legend, this saxophonist
first worked as a dishwasher at “Jimmie’s Chicken Shack” so that he could
hear pianist Art Tatum perform. Hint: Both Tatum and this month’s answer
appear on disc 2 of JAZZ: The
Congratulations to last month's winner, Stephanie from Bethesda, Md,
who correctly answered "I’ll Sing a Song and You’ll Sing a
Song" to the question: "What is the name of Ella Jenkins’ most
widely recognized song, which was added to the National Recording
Registry by the Library of Congress in 2007?"
Smithsonian Folkways is a nonprofit endeavor, and CD and
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notes are available as free downloads. Thank you for your support.
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