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Smithsonian Music Notations

A roundup of stories from Smithsonian Music and our other blogs.

 

An 1881 recording from Bell's Volta Laboratory Finding Modern Meaning in 130-Year-Old Sound
National Museum of American History
Sonny Til’s Orioles R&B Trivia: Rhythm and Blues or Rock and Roll?
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Mary Lou Williams at the piano Mary Lou Williams: Musical and Social Change Agent
National Museum of American History
Sweethearts of Rhythm Sweethearts of Rhythm
National Museum of American History

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