Svanibor Pettan recordings: Rom musicians, Kosovo, 1999  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Pettan, Svanibor, 1960-
Title
Svanibor Pettan recordings: Rom musicians, Kosovo
Dates
1999
Quantity
1 videotapes  :  EC - 1 vct (S-VHS, color); Duration: 23:00
Collection Number
2004001
Summary
Published VHS recording, copied with the permission of the author Svanibor Pettan.
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

Svanibor Pettan studied ethnomusicology in Croatia (B.A.), Slovenia (M.A.), and USA (Ph.D.). He researched music in his native Croatia, Slovenia, in the Balkans (particularly in Kosovo), Africa (Tanzania, Egypt), Australia, and USA. At the University of Oslo he became involved with applied ethnomusicology through the Bosnian-Norwegian project "Azra".

His specialties include Balkan Gypsy music, multicultural music education, and music in relation to politics, war and exile, as seen in his writings published in Austria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, and USA.

He is Asst. Professor at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb, and at the Music Academy of the University in Ljubljana.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Full Title: Kosovo Through the Eyes of Local Rom (Gypsy) Musicians; a Film by Svanibor Pettan.

Edited by Gregor Belusic, Tom Gomizelj, and Marjan Stanic; Krsko, Slovenia.

"The film presents five characteristic types of Rom ensembles in Kosovo, five sources of the musical repertoire of a single semi-nomadic Rom community, creative localization of a selected tune of foreign origin (Lambada) by various Kosovo Rom ensembles, and the response of Rom musicians to the challenge of increasing nationalism in Kosovo in the early 1990s."

Duration: 00:23:00

Documentation: Copy of tape sleeve.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description
2004001-0001
1 videotape : VCT; Tracks: 1
Full Title: Kosovo Through the Eyes of Local Rom (Gypsy) Musicians; a film by Svanibor Pettan.Edited by Gregor Belusic, Tom Gomizelj, & Marjan Stanic; Krsko, Slovenia."The film presents five characteristic types of Rom ensembles in Kosovo, five sources of the musical repertoire of a single semi-nomadic Rom community, creative localization of a selected tune of foreign origin (Lambada) by various Kosovo Rom ensembles, and the response of Rom musicians to the challenge of increasing nationalism in Kosovo in the early 1990s."Duration: 23:00

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Balkan Peoples
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk music--Balkan Peninsula
  • Roma (People)
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Balkans
  • Europe--Europe--General Europe
  • Serbia
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound recordings
  • Video recordings