Robert Kauffman field recordings (Zimbabwe), 1960-1962  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kauffman, Robert
Title
Robert Kauffman field recordings (Zimbabwe)
Dates
1960-1962 (inclusive)
Quantity
38 items  :  EC - 19 reels (7 1/2 ips, full-track, 7"); WD - 19 compact discs (digital, stereo); Duration: 12:00:00; typed contents list.
Collection Number
1962006
Summary
Field recordings made in various locations in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) between October 1960 and November 1962.
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

Robert Kauffman did his fieldwork in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) in 1960-1962. His dissertation is entitled "Multi-Part Relationships in the Shona Music of Rhodesia" and he graduated UCLA in 1971. He was a professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Washington and the University of Pittsburgh. He is now retired.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

See logsheets for contents descriptions.

Transmission Data: Digital files created 8/2011 - 62-6.1.aif through 62-6.19.aif (48 kHz, 24-bit)

The original tapes (from which our copies were made) are located in the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive. The contents of the collector's documentation sheets are included in a finding aid prepared by that Archive, available at: http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/archive/previous_site/kauffman.html

Documentation: Copy of collector's documentation sheets

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description
1962006-0001: Threshing songs & other work songs (10/60-7/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0002: Threshing, grinding, beer-drinking songs (7/60-10/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0003: Fighting, threshing, grinding, etc., songs (11/61-11/62)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0004: Drum rhythms (solo & ensemble) (10/60-10/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0005: Mbira solos (10/60-6/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0006: Mbira songs (solo & ensemble) (6/61-11/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0007: Mbira songs (solo & ensemble) (11/61-12/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0008: Miscellaneous songs (10/60-12/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0009: School songs (choir) (10/60-9/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0010: School songs (7/60-11/61; 3/62)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0011: School songs (7/60-11/61; 3/62)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0012: Religious songs (10/60-8/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0013: Religious songs (9/61-1/62)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0014: Wedding & funeral songs (10/60-12/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0015: Chief's songs (10/60-11/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0016: Church hymns (7/60-11/62 ?)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0017: Dance pieces (10/60-11/60)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0018: Dance pieces (6/61-8/61)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1962006-0019: Dance pieces (8/61-11/62)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk songs, Shona
  • Funeral music
  • Hymns
  • Mbira
  • Music--Zimbabwe
  • Religion
  • Shona
  • Shona Music
  • Shona--Africa--Southern Africa
  • Songs, Shona
  • Songs--Zimbabwe
  • Wedding music
  • Wedding songs
  • Work Songs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Field recordings
  • Sound recordings