Smithsonian Folkways
The nonprofit record label of the National Museum of the United States.

Music, sounds, and spoken words from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe and everything in between.

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September is National Piano Month! Celebrate by listening to Memphis Slim tickle the ivories on “Dedication to Pete Johnson” from the album Classic Piano Blues. On September 1st 1991, the National Piano Foundation appointed Schroeder from Peanuts as the official spokesman for National Piano Month. Schroeder’s mission is to encourage people of all ages to study and appreciate piano music. Click here for more piano music from the Smithsonian Folkways collection, including dozens of pianists playing pieces composed by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Scott Joplin, and many more. Enter code PIANOBLUES and save 20% off Classic Piano Blues CDs or Album Downloads at today only!

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