Standing Order Program
Receive 15% off new recordings
Join the new Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Library/University Standing Order Program and receive 15% discount off new releases.
Each new recording comes with extensive liner notes—researched, written, and compiled by leading international experts and scholars. Expand your patrons' horizons beyond music into disciplines such as political science, history, sociology, anthropology, and folklore.
Expand Your Collection
Searching for vintage recordings, world music, American roots, or children's music? Choose from nearly 300 commercial recordings and over 3,000 made-to-order archival titles on Folkways, Cook, Monitor, Paredon, Fast Folk, and Dyer-Bennet recording labels—all with their original liner notes.
Once you sign up, we take care of everything else. Each new release will be automatically rushed to you via FedEx. (Approximately two new releases per month.)
To enroll, please fill out the application form and mail or fax it to:
Helen Lindsay, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
600 Maryland Ave SW Suite 2001
Washington, DC 20024
Download the application form PDF.