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Nariman Asanov performs the Crimean Tatar melody "Balaklava” with accompaniment by Patrick Farrell on accordion and Lenur Mamutov on percussion at the Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan, May 10, 2017.

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The song, Chedoe, performed by Salieu Suso, is like poetry and story that is created by the Jali but it is informed by the community. As a djeli or griot, I am equal part oral historian, poet, storyteller, and musician.  My art is found in the music, the story being told, the syncopation between voice, and Kora, and the ability to keep the audience engaged and participate.

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The NY Ghanaian Dance & Drum Unity Ensemble performs Kete Ashanti royal court music as part of the City of Mount Vernon and ArtsWestchester's program "An Eveneing of West African Dance and Drumming." 

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The Ferry Reel by Alice Clemens 

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This interview clip features TAUNY Heritage Award Winner and New York State champion fiddler Don Woodcock of Kendrew Corners in St. Lawrence County, northern New York. In the midst of teaching me tunes to play at the Old-time Fiddlers' Gathering that weekend in Watkins Glen, NY, Woodcock demonstrates some singing dance calls that were popular in the past, along with some fiddle tune variations that show how tunes are played differently in different parts of the region and beyond.

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Loren Bruno, from Central New York, performs the Old Time Fiddle Tune, Silver Bells 

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This performance of by TOiVO at the Old Time Fiddlers Gathering and Folk Arts Festival marked the beginning of a new era in the Festival's history, branching out to feature more traditional cultures and performances from the region.

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Richard Koski, Michael Ludgate and Katrina Mackey perform "Kallen Valssi" (Carl's Waltz) as part of a 2018 NYSCA Folk Arts Apprenticeship grant.

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Richard Koski, Michael Ludgate and Katrina Mackey perform "Sisu Polka" as part of a 2018 NYSCA Folk Arts Apprenticeship grant.

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Live concert video of the Manx musical group, Barrule, performing their song, Yn Ven-Ainshter Dewil (The Cruel Mistress).

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Demonstration of Kwe-Kwe pre-wedding ritual by Winston "Jeggae" Hoppie at Brooklyn Arts Council's The Sweetest Song Festival 2014. 

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Ritual

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Dance

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 Gaga Music 
 

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Ritual

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