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In addition to the monograph series, CSUMC also has published or helps distribute the following books and CDs:

Book cover for Down Home Dairyland

Folklorists Jim Leary and Rick March have distilled a definitive presentation of Upper Midwestern traditional and ethnic music, from Ojibewe drums to Norwegian fiddles, from polka to salsa, from gospel choirs to southeast Asian rock bands. The book is a listener's guide packed with photos, essays, and resources.

Also available are Down Home Dairyland Recordings, a CD provide samplings from the Down Home Dairyland series of programs on Wisconsin Public Radio.

Special to the CSUMC website: You can also listen to sample audio from the CD.

Order this book from UW Press.

Book cover for Memories of Lac Du Flambeau Elders

Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders is a collection of interviews with fifteen Ojibwe elders of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in northern Wisconsin.

Order this book from UW Press.

Album cover for Midwest Ramblin'

Now on CD, a toe-tapping re-release of 26 old-time music tunes by Wisconsin's beloved Goose Island Ramblers, Bruce Bollerud, George Gilbertsen, and Wendy Whitford, who began performing their special blend of accordion, fiddle, guitar, and humor in the Madison area in the 1960s.

Order this CD from UW Press.

Album cover for Swissconsin, My Homeland

Virtuoso yodeling, accordion melodies, choral singing groups, alpine dance bands -- this CD brings together a sampling of the best of Wisconsin's rich Swiss musical heritage. Swissconsin was selected by the Library of Congress American Folklife Center as among the best traditional music recordings issued in 1988.

Order this CD from UW Press.

Album cover for Yodeling in Dairyland

A historical overview of Swiss music in America's most European state, and a short autobiography of Rudy Burkhalter, an influential performer whose varied career, in the Old World and the New, epitomizes the Swiss American experience.