Thanks Dr. B. I have never seen mention of a Vol. 2 let alone an
actual set. Sales on Volume 1 were not exactly stellar judging from
what's around of the sets, so perhaps RCA planned, but passed on, a
On 8/20/13, Michael Biel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I thought there was a volume 2, but actually P-49 is Indian Music of the
> Southwest, Vol 1. Disc numbers were 90-95, whereas your set, P-10, has
> discs numbered 84-89. Nothing inbetween. And I can't find either in the
> oversized 1943 wartime catalog. Now I'm trying to remember which set I
> have downstairs -- I thought I had a Vol 2.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>
> I will be playing the Cincinnati Public Library's pristine copy of the
> 1939 RCA Victor set "African Music: Rhythm of the Jungle Vol. 1"
> tomorrow at 7pm at the Main Library, as per the announcement below:
> In the 1930s ethnomusicologist Laura C. Boulton accompanied an
> expedition into Africa led by the Field Museum in Chicago. She brought
> with her recording equipment, with which she documented what she
> heard--beautiful, polyrhythmic songs performed by the indigenous
> peoples of (then) French and British West Africa.
> Joined by musicologist David Neal Lewis, we'll listen to these and
> other ethnographic recordings, some of them from their original 78rpm
> The program will be held in the Popular Library Lounge, behind the
> fiction books, on the first floor of the South Building (800 Vine).
> Of course I am aware that Professor Boulton did other field
> expeditions in the 1930s where she made recordings. What I'd like to
> know is if there was ever a Volume 2 to this 78 set? Also, the (poor)
> Folkways LP version of this same release is about a half-step off in
> David N. Lewis
> Cincinnati, OH