France This newly-remastered, expanded edition of Claudie Marcel-Dubois and Marguerite Andral's path-breaking 1954 LP for Columbia World Library brings us a tonal landscape as varied and beautiful as the provinces of France. Featuring historic performances by traditional singers, going back to 1913, and unusual instruments, including the hurdy-gurdy, bouhe and cabrette bagpipes, galoubet, chirula, ttunttun, gralla, and épinette des Voges. World Library This historic series, the first anthology of world music in high-fidelity sound, spans five continents and 25 countries. Compiled and edited by Alan Lomax, the World Library contains the recordings and annotations of many of world music's foremost scholars, including Lomax himself. The Alan Lomax Collection The Alan Lomax Collection gathers together the American, European, and Caribbean field recordings, world music compilations, and ballad operas, of writer, folklorist, and ethnomusicologist, Alan Lomax. Remastered to 20-bit digital from the original field recordings.