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Sound recording of the Duke University marching band drum section rehearsing outdoors.

Recording from a subway station in Brooklyn, NYC with background scratching noises.

Elements of Dance
Laughing, Cheering, Dialogue, Shuffling of Feet, Caller leading the groups
Recording on Samsung S4

Sound recording of the creators walking on loose gravel

Sound recording of a small stream flowing over a ledge in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Sound recording of three Duke students walking across a bridge in the Duke Gardens

Sound recording of a cue stick hitting the cue ball, which then ricochets off another ball and into a wall.

Sound recording of small pebbles being dropped in a pond in the Duke Gardens. In the background, there are ducks quacking.

Sound recording of two Duke University diesel-powered buses passing pedestrians on Chapel Drive, Durham, NC.

A tap dancer practicing in a practice room

Original sound recording of a Minorcan immigrant to Florida performing a traditional song used to teach children the letters of the alphabet.

Recording of the "Rammer Jammer" cheer, performed by the University of Alabama marching band and chanted by fans after the 2011 Iron Bowl victory against Auburn University. Recorded and uploaded to YouTube by Michael Casagrande of The Daily Bama…

Excerpt of a video recording of cars speeding past the camera at a NASCAR race broadcast by FOX Sports, and uploaded to YouTube by RockyTopTN11.

This is a live recording of Jazz at the Mary Lou Center of Duke University. The sounds consists of call and response between the alto saxophone and trumpet.

Sound recording of tobacco growers in Stoughton, Wisconsin, using a small axe to cut down tobacco plants in preparation for harvesting.

A clip from Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Rambler's Sweet Sunny South (1929) exemplifying the unique blend of banjo, guitar, and fiddle in an old time string band.

The sound recording is of the song "Oh, My Lord" from the motion picture "Glory." The recording is a portrayal of a pre-battle song by the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first African American units during the Civil War,…

Instrumental segment of "Long Hard Ride" by the Marshall Tucker Band featuring Charlie Daniels on the fiddle. This recording is from the remastered CD "Anthology: The First 30 Years," though the song was originally released in June 1976 on the album…

Sound recording of ballad singer, Dellie Chandler Norton singing "Early, Early in the Spring."

The chorus to the patriotic spiritual used to rally Union troops during the American Civil War. The song was adapted from its original version, "John Brown's Body" (an American folk song composed by William Steffe), by Julia Ward Howe,. The lyrics…

A banjo solo by Earl Scruggs in his song, Foggy Mountain Breakdown which was first recorded in 1949. The distinctive, three-fingered picking style is created using thumb, fore, and middle fingers. This style revolutionized string band music and…

Recording of a John Deere 630 tractor and John Deere 336 baler baling hay and kicking the bales into a wagon cart. Recorded and uploaded to YouTube by DanDem34.

Excerpt of a video recording of a wood duck call made by Jase Robertson using Duck Commander duck calls. Recorded and uploaded to YouTube by Parade Magazine.

Short clip of a "bright" sounding mandolin being played, where "bright" is a qualitative descriptor used in audio engineering and music production.

Sound recording of a circular saw mill cutting cedar logs.

Sound recording of migrant farmers manually harvesting sugarcane (sugar cane) outdoors in Vietnam.

Cut sound recording of Max Steiner's Main Title score for Gone With the Wind.

Youtube recording of a Remington 770 hunting rifle being fired in a field at cans for target practice.

Recording of a South Carolinian woman explaining a vocal children's game.

Sound recording of Mich Faulkner performing a clogging routine.

Recording of The Andy Griffith Show theme song, "The Fishin' Hole."

Sound recording of an industrial train approaching the Duke University campus.

Sound Recording of the dance group, Iconic Movement, performing the step routine "Stomp n' Shout" at the Springstep dance studio in Medford, Massachusetts. Originating in black slave communities, stepping is a rhythmic dance combining chants, claps,…

Sound recording (taken from an informational video) of tobacco growers employing a 'Burley Spiker' machine to easily cure harvested plants by bundling and stacking tobacco plants on a spike.

Sound recording of cotton being harvested with a 'stripper-type' harvesters on a farm in North Carolina. A 'stripper-type' harvester is unique in that as it moves through a field it will strip an entire cotton plant from the ground.

Sound recording of a Mossberg 590 shotgun firing three shots. The recording was done using a Sennheiser MKH-8040ST rig that was set up on the front porch of a house as the shots were fired from behind the house.

Sound recording of an isolated pine tree swaying in the wind on a stormy, overcast day at Duke University.

Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating the cries of a merchant from his hometown. Catchy tunes such as these were a common form of advertising in a society without digital media or amplification.

Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating a memorable field holler from his hometown. Field hollers such as this were often used to signal the end of the work day among slaves.