Robert Garfias recordings: Z. M. Dagar, 1965-12-26  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Garfias, Robert
Robert Garfias recordings: Z. M. Dagar
4 items  :  OT- 1 reel (7.5 ips, full-tr., 7"); EC- 1 reel (7.5 ips, full-tr., 7"); CD (from EC)- 1 CD (digital, stereo); WD (from OT)- 1 CD (digital, stereo); Duration: 00:23:06
Collection Number
Performance by Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, recorded in Bombay 12/26/65 by Robert Garfias.
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

Robert Garfias was born in San Francisco in 1932, the child of Mexican-American parents. As a youngster he studied classical guitar and jazz saxophone. In high school he studied Western classical music composition, and he formed a jazz combo that played gigs for beatniks in the North Beach area of San Francisco, where he traveled in a circle of musicians that included Dave Brubeck, Vince Delgado, Vince Guaraldi, Harry Partch, and Bill Smith. During his career he founded the ethnomusicology program at the University of Washington; served as Dean of Arts at the University of California, Irvine, as a member of the Smithsonian Council, and as a presidential appointee to the U.S. National Council for the Arts; and conducted significant periods of fieldwork and language study in Japan, Okinawa, Korea, the Philippines, Mexico, Zimbabwe, Central America, Burma, Romania, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, and among Okinawans in the United States.

- Society for Ethnomusicology Newsletter (Vol. 7, No. 4, September 2013)

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Zia Mohiuddin Dagar/bin (rudravina) performs Raga Bhim Palas (alap-jor-jhala).

Duration of EC=22:55; duration of CD=23:16; duration of WD=23:06.

Note from OT tape box: "Bin / Raga Bhim-palas 12/26/65 / Dagar"; note from EC tape box: "Ziauddin Dagar age 36."

First CD copy (65-3.1 CD) produced from 65-3.1 EC 12/6/99 (44.1 kHz sampling rate); after acquisition of the original tape (OT) from Robert Garfias in 2001, a second CD (65-3.1 WD) was produced from the OT (44.1 kHz sampling rate).

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 1
Zia Mohiuddin Dagar/bin (rudra vina) performs Raga Bhim Palas (alap-jor-jhala). Contents: Track 1: CD announcement (date and archive number of tape source); Track 2: Bhim Palas. Duration: 23:16.CD copy produced 12/6/99 (44.1 kHz sampling rate); WD copy produced Dec. 2001 (44.1 kHz sampling rate).View the Logsheet for this item.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Classical Music, Hindustani
  • Concerts
  • Dhrupad
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk music--India
  • Hindustani music
  • Music--India
  • Rudra Vina
  • Rudra Vina
  • Geographical Names :
  • Asia
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • North India
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound Recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Dagar, Zia Mohiuddin, 1929-1990 (performer)