Claire Jones field recordings (Zimbabwe), 1999-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Jones, Claire
Title
Claire Jones field recordings (Zimbabwe)
Dates
1999-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
46 items  :  OT - 29 audio cassettes; 11 DATs; 6 vcts (mini-DV); Duration: 30:30:00; typed contents lists; photo-copies of tape labels
Collection Number
2013017
Summary
Recordings made by Claire Jones during field research in Zimbabwe 1999-2000.
Repository
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
98195-3450
Telephone: 206-543-0974
ethnoarc@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access is restricted.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Claire Jones is a lecturer in the Ethnomusicology program at the Univeristy of Washington School of Music.

Jones, who served in 2015 as visiting mbira instructor for the University of Washington Ethnomusicology Division, began studying Zimbabwean music in 1976 with the late Dumisani Maraire; Dr. Maraire was the first Visiting Artist to teach Zimbabwean mbira and marimba at the UW (and North America). Claire became a member of the traditional mbira group Mhuri Yekwa Muchena while living in Zimbabwe in the late 1980s, and is the author of "Making Music: Musical Instruments in Zimbabwe Past and Present" (Baobab/Academic Books 1992). She completed her doctoral degree at UW in 2006 with a dissertation on the modern Zimbabwean marimba. Her Seattle-based group Mahonyera Mbira Ensemblehas been together since 1991.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Processing of this collection is in progress (4/2014)

Contents:

AUDIO RECORDINGS

2013-17.1 (DAT 1) - Feb. 12, 2000 - Savannah Jammin' (recorded at Savannah Arts, Mbare, Harare) (see documentation file for contents) (52:07)

2013-17.2a (DAT 2, pt. 1) - March 14, 2000 - Eisteddfodds (recorded at ZCM, Harare) - Marimba solos, trios (61:29)

2013-17.2b (DAT 2, pt. 2) - March 14, 2000 - Eisteddfodds (recorded at ZCM, Harare) - Marimba solos, trios (48:40)

2013-17.3 (DAT 3) - March 14, 2000 - Eisteddfodds (recorded at ZCM) - Marimba duets, Senior ensembles (77:34)

2013-17.4 (DAT 4) - March 14, 2000 - Eisteddfodds (recorded at ZCM) - Marimba Senior and Open ensembles (64:00)

2013-17.5 (DAT 5) - June 17, 2000 - Tinotenda Marimba - French Music Day at Alliance Francaise (see documentation file for details) (37:41)

2013-17.6a (DAT 6, pt. 1) - Aug. 21, 2000 - Ingungu Marimba Band - Victoria Falls (53:59)

2013-17.6b (DAT 6, pt. 2) - Aug. 21, 2000 - Ingungu Marimba Band - Victoria Falls (37:12)

2013-17.7 (DAT 7) - Sept. 16, 2000 - Savannah Arts Outreach Marimba Band (recorded at Savannah Arts, Mbare, Harare) (see documentation file for contents) (67:23)

2013-17.8 (DAT 8) - Nov. 2, 2000 - Yonah Zhoya's Group - SIRDC Open Day (42:22)

2013-17.9 (DAT 9) - Dec. 1980 - St. Peter's Kubatana - rehearsal, Glen Norah, Harare (45:14)

2013-17.10 (DAT x1) - Jan. 1, 2000 - New Year's party with Garikayi Tirikoti, Tute Chigamba (recorded at Claire's: 15 Harvey Brown, Milton Park, Harare) (53:47)

2013-17.11 (DAT x2) - Oct. 30, 2000 - Fungayi Mujuru and Claire Jones - Taping for CD (recorded at Claire's: 15 Harvey Brown, Milton Park, Harare) (72:13)

2013-17.12 (Cassette 7B) - Dec. 1999 - Rehearsal, Charles Willie and Kambuzuma Family Band (see documentation file for details) (39:05)

2013-17.13 (Cassette 10A) - Side A: Jan. 7, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 1 - Nhemamusasa parts (47:29)

2013-17.14 (Cassette 10B) - Side B: Jan. 31, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 1 - Chinyambera (47:29)

2013-17.15 (Cassette 13A) - Side A: Feb. 4, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 2 - Uchasara Wega - practice (47:24)

2013-17.16 (Cassette 13B) - Side B: Feb. 11-18, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 2 - Practice - Mbavarira (see documentation file for details) (47:25)

2013-17.17 (Cassette 14A) - Side A: Mar. 3, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 3 - Chibembere (47:21)

2013-17.18 (Cassette 14B) - Side B: Mar. 17-31 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons - Mukaranga Ane Shanje - Mapadza [mbira section, last 5 min., Nyamaropa] (46:41)

2013-17.19 (Cassette 20A) - Mar. 15, 2000 - Eisteddfodd 4 - Junior school ensembles (31:51)

2013-17.20 (Cassette 21A) - Mar. 17, 2000 - Mhembero gig - also Salvation Army (47:29)

2013-17.21 (Cassette 23A) - Side A: Apr. 21, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 4 - Chemutengure (45:38)

2013-17.22) (Cassette 23B) - Side B: June 22, 2000 - Mataure Chigamba/Admire Chinakwe lessons 4 - song discussion for CD (47:27)

2013-17.23 (Cassette 24A & 24B) - Apr. 10, 2000 - Nicholas Manomano lessons 1 (33:39)

2013-17.24 (Cassette 25A) - Apr. 13 & 20, 2000 - Nicholas Manomano lessons 2 (22:50)

2013-17.25 (Cassette 25B) - Apr. 20, 2000 - Nicholas Manomano lessons 2 (6:48)

2013-17.26 (Cassette 26A & 26B) - Apr. 20, 24 & May 3 - Nicholas Manomano lessons 3 (31:22, 31:21)

2013-17.27 (Cassette 28A) - May 28, 2000 - Kushinga (dub) (45:16)

2013-17.28 (Cassette 28B) - May 28, 2000 - Kushinga (dub) (47:20)

2013-17.29 (Cassette 29A) - May 28, 2000 - Kushinga (dub) (23:09)

2013-17.30 (Cassette 31A) - June 5-12, 2000 - Tinotenda 1 - performance and interview (see documentation file for details) (47:21)

2013-17.31 (Cassette 33A & 33B) - June 14-28 - Nicholas Manomano lessons 4 (31:10, 20:17)

2013-17.32 (Cassette 35A) - June-October 2000 - Dumi Ngulube - 4 pieces (44:07)

2013-17.33 (Cassette 35B) - June-October 2000 - Dumi Ngulube - 4 pieces (47:26)

2013-17.34 (Cassette 37A) - July 25, 2000 - Epworth Sec. School (30:10)

2013-17.35 (Cassette 38A) - July 29, 2000 - Prince Edward High School Ethno Music Exchange (see documentation file for list of performing groups) (47:17)

2013-17.36 (Cassette 38B) - July 29, 2000 - Prince Edward High School Ethno Music Exchange (see documentation file for list of performing groups) (47:21)

2013-17.37 (Cassette 39A) - July 29, 2000 - Prince Edward High School Ethno Music Exchange (see documentation file for list of performing groups) (45:36)

2013-17.38 (Cassette 40A) - Aug. 10, 2000 - Nicholas Manomano lessons 5 [last 5 min. appears to be pre-recorded Shona language lesson] (47:05)

2013-17.39 (Cassette 42A) - Aug. 18, 2000 - Old Northleans - Bulawayo (46:24)

2013-17.40 (Cassette 43A) - Sept. 3, 2000 - Tinotenda 3 - picnic performance (see documentation file for details) (47:22)

2013-17.41 (Cassette 44A) - Sept. 20, 2000 - Kubatana Marimba - dub from video (46:09)

2013-17.42 (Cassette 44B) - Sept. 20, 2000 - Kubatana Marimba - dub from video (47:21)

2013-17.43 (Cassette 45A & 45B) - Sept. 23, 2000 - Farai Gezi, Yonah Zhoya, Tangai ___? - afternoon at Gezi's (47:22, 6:44)

2013-17.44 (Cassette 46A) - Oct.-Dec. 2000 - Dumi Ngulube - 2 pieces (22:04)

2013-17.45 (Cassette 59A) - Dec. 9, 2000 - Marimba builder's launch, Harare - talking (side A) and music (side B) (46:02)

2013-17.46 (Cassette 59B) - Dec. 9, 2000 - Marimba builder's launch, Harare - talking (side A) and music (side B) (46:04)

2013-17.47 (Cassette 60A) - Dec. 9, 2000 - Marimba builder's launch, Harare (43:48)

2013-17.48 (Cassette 60B) - Dec. 9, 2000 - Marimba builder's launch, Harare (46:25)

2013-17.49 (Cassette 61A) - Dec. 9, 2000 - Marimba builder's launch, Harare (30:23)

2013-17.50 (Cassette unnumbered #1, Side A) - Cranborne BHS Marimba Club, July 1986 (45:05)

2013-17.51 (Cassette unnumbered #2, Side B) - Oriel Girls High School, October 1988 - marimba group started by Claire Jones) (45:47)

Total duration of audio recordings: 30:25:35.

VIDEO RECORDINGS

2013-17.52 - Kutinya Marimba Band - September 9, 2000, Belvedere, Harare (1:01:00)

2013-17.53 - Kubatana 1 - September 20, 2000 (1:02:00)

2013-17.54 - Kubatana 2 - September 20, 2000 (35:36)

2013-17.55 - Tinotenda Marimba/Book Cafe - 1) Tinotenda at Streets Ahead, September 22, 2000; 2) Open mike at the Book Cafe; founder - poetry with mbira, Manny Kongo, September 25, 2000 (48:29)

2013-17.56 - Kushinga 1 - Zororo Ground, September 24, 2000 (57:54)

2013-17.57 - Kushinga 2/Book Cafe 2 - 1) Jerusarema - "Sarora Wako", September 24, 2000 (10 min.); 2) Book Cafe - Tinotenda; Jake [sp.?] Maravantika - blues, September 25, 2000 (brief hitch at start of original tape) (1:02:00)

Total duration of video recordings: 5:26:59

Transmission Data: Digital files of DAT and audio cassette recordings created 2013-2014 - 2013-17.1.wav through 2013-17.51.wav (48 kHZ, 24-bit); 6 videocassettes (mini-DV) digitized 5/2014 and MOV files created.

Documentation: Field notes

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk songs, Shona
  • Marimba
  • Marimba music
  • Mbira
  • Mbira music
  • Music--Zimbabwe
  • Shona
  • Shona Music
  • Shona--Africa--Southern Africa
  • Songs, Shona
  • Songs--Zimbabwe
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Zimbabwe
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Educational media
  • Field recordings
  • Instructional materials
  • Sound Recordings
  • Video recordings