Karen Morell collection of LP Records, Undated  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Morell, Karen L.
Karen Morell collection of LP Records
5 phonograph records  :  5 33-1/3 rpm records
Collection Number
Commercial recordings of Caribbean, African, and African-American music, drama, and poetry.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-0974
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Karen Morell holds a Ph.D. and Master's in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in English. She taught African Literature at the University of Washington, produced the African Encounters video series, and served on the African Studies Faculty Committee. The University published her collection of edited transcripts from the 1973 African Studies Seminar in the book In Person: Achebe, Soyinka, and Awoonor. She produced documentaries from film that were included in the Saint Louis Art Museum and Smithsonian's Festival Arts of the Caribbean. These programs are part of the Alan Lomax collection in the Library of Congress. She served on the African and Caribbean Committee of the Seattle Art Museum.

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2014-12.1 - Panorama Alive: Carnival Fever, Volume 1 - Carotte C00787 [date?]

2014-12.2 - Fela: Yoruba Opera by Duro Ladipo and His National Theatre (2 discs) - Nigerian Cultural Records NCR 5 (IAS.9-IAS.10) and NCR 6 (IAS.11-IAS.12), 1971

2014-12.3 - Sparrow Again [title on disc label]; Knock dem down Sparrow Knock dem down [label on album cover] - The Mighty Sparrow - Recording Artists Productions RA 4020, 1973

2014-12.4 - The Poetry of Langston Hughes Read by Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis - Caedmon TC 1272 [1968?]

2014-12.5 - Mas right on: Solo Harmonites Steel Band, vol. 2 - Antillana/Recording Artist Production RA 4022 [date?]

Documentation: Information on album covers

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • African Americans--North America--Regional and Ethnic Cultures
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Steel bands (Music)
  • Personal Names :
  • Sparrow (Calypso singer)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Caribbean
  • Nigeria
  • Trinidad
  • United States
  • World
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Poetry
  • Sound recordings