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Field recordings made from 1934-1942 by various collectors including Robert V. Draves, Helene Stratman-Thomas, Ivan Walton, Alan Lomax, Elizabeth Lomax, Josephine Schwartz, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Helen Hartness Flanders, Herbert Halpert, John A. Lomax, Vance Randolph, Margot Mayo, Stuart Jamieson, Robert Simon, Jerome Wiesner, and Joseph Liss. This album is a project of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center. The albums published by the American Folklife Center offer access to a broad range of historical and cultural documents as a contribution to education and lifelong learning. These selections are presented as part of the record of the past. They are historical documents which reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these recordings, which may contain content offensive to users.

American Fiddle Tunes Library of Congress

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Field recordings made from 1934-1942 by various collectors including Robert V. Draves, Helene Stratman-Thomas, Ivan Walton, Alan Lomax, Elizabeth Lomax, Josephine Schwartz, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Helen Hartness Flanders, Herbert Halpert, John A. Lomax, Vance Randolph, Margot Mayo, Stuart Jamieson, Robert Simon, Jerome Wiesner, and Joseph Liss. This album is a project of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center. The albums published by the American Folklife Center offer access to a broad range of historical and cultural documents as a contribution to education and lifelong learning. These selections are presented as part of the record of the past. They are historical documents which reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these recordings, which may contain content offensive to users.

    French Four

    French Four

    Leizime Brusoe, fiddle, Rhinelander, Wis. , August 31, 1940, Robert F. Draves and Helene Stratman-Thomas.

    • 1 min
    Quadrille

    Quadrille

    Leizime Brusoe, fiddle, Rhinelander, Wis., August 31 , 1940, Robert F. Draves and Helen Stratman-Thomas.

    • 52 sec
    Two Step Schottische

    Two Step Schottische

    Leizime Brusoe, fiddle, Rhinelander, Wis., August 31, 1940, Robert F. Draves and Helene Stratton Thomas.

    • 1 min
    Highland Fling

    Highland Fling

    Leizime Brusoe, fiddle, Rhinelander, Wis. July 1937, Sidney Robertson Cowell.

    • 1 min
    The Wind That Shook The Barley

    The Wind That Shook The Barley

    Patrick Bonner, fiddle, Beaver Island, Mich., 1940, Ivan Walton.

    • 1 min
    Fischer's Hornpipe

    Fischer's Hornpipe

    Patrick Bonner, fiddle, Beaver Island, Mich., 1940, Ivan Walton.

    • 1 min

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