Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Joe Heaney, 1983-04-08  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Joe Heaney
7 items  :  OT-3 reels (7.5 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 7"); WD - 3 CDs (digital, stereo); Duration: 1:44:24; index to UW Joe Heaney Collection
Collection Number
Concert recorded at the University of Washington, HUB Room 200ABC, 4/8/83, 5:30 p.m.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-0974
Access Restrictions

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Laurel Sercombe has been the Archivist for the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington since 1982. She has co-produced a series of music recordings with Northwest Folklife, lectured for classes in Ethnomusicology, Library and Information Science, and American Indian Studies, and designed and taught a course on sound archiving. In 1998 she received a pre-doctoral Smithsonian Research Fellowship and in 2001 received her Ph.D. with the dissertation And Then It Rained: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives. She is a member of the Music Library Association, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Society for Ethnomusicology, for which she served as Current Discographer 1992–2000 and Treasurer 2000–2004. She serves on the boards of Jack Straw Productions and Northwest Heritage Resources. In 2013 she organized and hosted "Sounds of the World," a series of six programs for UWTV featuring film footage from the Robert Garfias Collection in the Ethnomusicology Archives.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by Laurel Sercombe with Nagra IV-S, Neumann KM-83 mics.

Concert billed as "Afternoon Tea with Joe Heaney"; tea and scones (exquisitely prepared by Kathleen Oien and crew).

Transmission data: OT set digitized 6/2007 - 83-13.1_heaney.aif, 83-13.2_heaney.aif, 83-13.3_heaney.aif (48 kHz, 24-bit); WD set produced 7/2007.

Durations: WD set - 47:30, 48:18, 8:36 (total = 1:44:24)

WT set (3 reels (7.5 ips, 2 tr. stereo, 10") de-acquisitioned 7/2007.

Original song identification by Sean Williams.

Documentation: Logsheets

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 11
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 3

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk Music--Ireland
  • Folk-Songs, Irish
  • Rural Irish--Europe--British Isles
  • Sean-Nos
  • Songs, Irish
  • Geographical Names :
  • Europe--Europe--General Europe
  • Ireland
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound Recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Heaney, Joe, 1919-1984 (performer)