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Every Tone A Testimony: An African American Aural History
CD presents an aural history of African-American life and culture. Includes voices in music, oratory, poetry, and prose by African American musicians, writers, and activists. Includes 40-page booklet. CD available for purchase.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8, General audience
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Freedom Songs
Lesson in which students listen to freedom songs and then create their own version of one of the songs. Part of the resource, “Students Sit for Civil Rights.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Freer and Sackler Podcasts
Audio site with Asian music from the Freer and Sackler concert series, Radio Asia from Smithsonian Folkways Records, curatorial conversations about exhibitions, and excerpts from the “Silk Road Storytelling” series.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): General audience
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From the Andes to the Arctic: Exploring American Indian Heritage through Music
Webpage with examples of archival and contemporary American Indian music. Focuses on the central role of music in culture and the commonalities between Native peoples across the western hemisphere.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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Groovin' to Jazz 12-15
Lesson on how to appreciate authentic jazz recordings by listening to fifteen recordings by jazz greats and reading brief introductions that discuss the relevance of the songs as well as how to listen to them. Targets grades 6-10.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Groovin' to Jazz 8-13
Lesson on how to appreciate authentic jazz recordings by listening to sixteen recordings by jazz greats and reading brief introductions that discuss the relevance of the songs as well as how to listen to them. Targets grades 3-8.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Holiday Times
Ella Jenkins performs 26 songs, stories, rhymes, and chants for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Chinese New Year, and St. Patrick’s Day. Jenkins and friends sing and play ukulele, harmonica, guitar, pipe organ, flute, and percussion. $10.00 for audiocassette, $15.00 for CD.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Hosay Trinidad
Ethnographic film about Shi’ite Muharram rites on the island of Trinidad. Demonstrates the role that performances, religious observances, and rituals play in the presentation of self and other in private and public settings. Video available for rent or purchase.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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In Our Own Voice: Songs of American Indian Women
Webpage traces the history of music performed by American Indian women. Selections represent traditional music and music resulting from contemporary and Christian influences. Includes film clips of live performances.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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Indian Music and the Sitar
Lessons in which students “internalize” traditional Indian music by taking part in it. They listen to it, dance to it, and even play sitar music and ragas.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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