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The Secret Museum of Mankind

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to view the latest display featuring “The Secret Museum of Mankind.” Remastered directly from original 78s recorded between 1925 and 1948, Pat Conte’s “Secret Museum of Mankind” offers a rare peek into a musical history that, in many cases, has already been swept away by our rapidly changing times.

        

Areas featured: Sardinia · Russia · Sri Lanka · Rajasthan · Cuba · Romania · Vietnam · Macedonia · Society Islands · Morocco · South Africa · Japan · India · The Basque Country · Sweden · Poland · Jamaica · Ethiopia · Spain · Visayan Islands · Fiji · Nigeria · New Caledonia · Bulgaria · Puerto Rico · Mozambique · Turkey · Java · Ukraine · Trinidad · Crete · Corsica · Kenya · Greece · France · Kazakhstan · Cape Breton · Algeria · Tibet · Matabeleland · Samarkand · China · Epirus · Angola · Mongolia · Dominica · Congo · Nyasaland · Burma · Tuscany · Persia · England · Albania · Laos · Tunisia · Kiwai Island · Bolivia · Italy · Madagascar · Pakistan · Brazil · Sumatra · Norway · Simbo Island · Kuwait · Georgia · Vera Cruz · Egypt · Nepal · Quebec · Scotland · Serbia · Hungary · Bali · French Guinea · Peru · Rhodesia · Martinique · Armenia · Aegean Islands · Lesotho · Argentina · Siam · Finland · Malta · Mallorca · Mauritius · Syria · Northumbria · Malawi · USA · Morocco · Libya · Tunisia · Sudan · Mali · Mongolia · Uzbekistan · Tajikistan · Azerbaijan · Turkestan · Zanzibar · Uganda · Somaliland · Ethiopia

Learn more about Pat Conte. He was interviewed by Charles Osgood in 2000 for a CBS News Sunday Morning piece called A Musical Labor of Love. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-musical-labor-of-love/

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