One audio cassette tape. Rafael Rivera, Pedro Vargas Sr. and Rivera's apprentice Pedro Vargas, Jr. perform a series of Guatemalan and Caribbean music on the marimba. They also discuss and describe the marimba, its history, the types of wood used to make it and its scale.
One audio cassette tape. Yao, at the time a performer for the Chinese exhibit at the Epcot Center and Julia Edge perform o the zheng (Chinese zither.) Li Wai discusses the zheng, its tradition and history and how it is made and tuned. She also takes questions from the audience.
One audio cassette tape. Bobby and Mary Johns discuss Native American traditions. Mary focuses on Seminole life and patchwork used in making Seminole skirts. Bobby focuses on his life as a person of Muskogee/Scottish descent in the Georgian Okefenokee Swamp and woodcarving.
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps and Eddie Banks discuss African-American hymn lining and perform hymns in that tradition. Ray Carroll, Sammy Snell and Cindy Fortune discuss the history of swamp buggies; how they were built and used; how they are built today and how they are raced.
One audio cassette tape. : Index sheet describes how Harper plays the two saws. He plays the baritone saw with a violin bow and the tenor saw with fishing line and fishing weights. The tenor saw is described as a little shorter than the baritone and it has a higher pitch.
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