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    • "I Hear America Singing"

    • Folk Music and National Identity
    • By: Rachel Clare Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Arthur Flavell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Folk music is more than an idealized reminder of a simpler past. It reveals a great deal about present-day understandings of community and belonging. It celebrates the shared traditions that define a group or nation. In America, folk music - from African-American spirituals to English ballads and protest songs - renders the imagined community more tangible and comprises a critical component of our diverse national heritage.

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