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Asian Music

The following represents a sample of Asian music from the Folklife Collection.
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1. Lelalela - Middle Eastern Ensemble (Download)

Recorded: August 11, 1985 by Laurie K. Sommers (Florida Folklife Program)
Miami-Dade Folklife Survey
Miami, Florida
(S 1576, reel T86-83)
Performance at a small Arabic festival at Our Lady of Lebanon Church.


2. Parakha, Parakha, Sangai Jano Ho (Wail My Dear, We Both Will Go Together) - A. Abhayadev Gautam (Download)

Recorded: May 4, 1962 by Foster Barnes (Stephen Foster Center)
1962 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, reel T77-118)


3. Spring Song - Toshiko Mishima & Shizue Baba (Download)

Recorded: May 3, 1958 by Foster Barnes (Stephen Foster Center)
1958 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, reel T77-73)


4. Lotus - Ann Yao (Download)

Recorded: May 22, 1992 by the (Florida Folklife Program)
1992 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, reel T92-7)


5. Vietnamese Folk Song - Pham Duy (Download)

Recorded: May 6, 1966 by the (Stephen Foster Center)
1966 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, reel T77-158)