UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Amir (An Afghan Refugee Musician's Life), 1985  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Amir (An Afghan Refugee Musician's Life)
Dates
1985
Quantity
2 items  :  92-1.1 EC - 1 vct (VHS, PAL); 92-1.2 Dub - 1 vct (VHS, NTSC); Duration: 00:52:00
Collection Number
1992001
Summary
Film by John Baily, recorded in Peshawar, Pakistan in 1985. Produced by the Royal Anthropological Institute and the National Film and Television School, UK.
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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives has been collecting and curating unique ethnographic music recordings for over 50 years. Its holdings of more than 15,000 items include field recordings documenting music traditions of all kinds from most areas of the world, concert recordings of visiting musicians, and films and videos of a variety of musical events, as well as several hundred musical instruments. The Archives serves the students and faculty in the UW Ethnomusicology Program, the broader university community, Pacific Northwest tribes, and an international clientele of musicians, students, and teachers.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Full title: Amir: An Afghan Refugee Musician's Life in Peshawar, Pakistan

Researched, directed and edited by John Baily; camera work by Wayne Derrick; sound recording by John Baily.

Brief commentary in English at beginning; remainder in Dari (Afghan Persian) and Pashto, with English subtitles.

NTSC copy dubbed from PAL copy (in possession of Lorraine Sakata) which was made from U-matic copy of RAI print with optical sound (1987).

UW South Asian Studies Center also has an NTSC copy.

Documentation: "The Making of 'Amir: An Afghan Refugee Musician's Life in Peshawar, Pakistan': A Study Guide to the Film"/John Baily.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Afghanistan--Asia--Central Asia
  • Asia
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Video recordings