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Check out the online Native American Audio Collections. It includes recordings of songs and conversations. Some of the songs are lullabies, dance songs and greeting songs. The recordings come from the following tribes: Abenaki Cherokee Cocopa Delaware Mandan Mobilian Ottawa Penobscot Quileute [...]
Ayako wrote to us from Japan about the Full Moon Festival called Jugoya. Hi, Lisa It's Jugoya tonight. I enjoyed the full moon tonight. At Jugoya, we offer rice dumplings to the full moon. I also arranged Ikebana, a type of Japanese flower arrangement, for Jugoya this year. I used pampass [...]
Randolph Stilson wrote to us asking for help with a song. Here’s his email… Can someone identify this song? A song my grandmother Essie Eleanor (Edwards) Stilson used to sing: The melody (I assume 4/4 time and think in the key of B flat-represented as A# here because of keyboard [...]
The Fog was written by Lola Ridge (1883 – 1941), an Irish-American poet. You can listen to two recitations of the poem below and read along with the text… The Fog – 1st Recording The Fog – 2nd Recording The Fog By Lola Ridge Out of the lamp-bestarred and clouded dusk - [...]
The World Digital Library makes available on the Internet material from all countries and cultures, free of charge and in a multilingual format. It makes it possible to discover, study, and enjoy cultural treasures and significant historical documents on one site. Content includes books, [...]
With Lullabies From Around The World
A Mama Lisa Book! Over 50 lullabies and recordings from all over the world. Each Lullaby includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Order Here!