Hiromi Lorraine Sakata field recordings (Afghanistan), 1966-1967  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Sakata, Hiromi Lorraine
Title
Hiromi Lorraine Sakata field recordings (Afghanistan)
Dates
1966-1967 (inclusive)
Quantity
76 items  :  OT-38 reels (7.5 ips, 2 tr., mono., 5"); WD - 38 compact discs (digital, stereo); Duration: 25:00:00; photo-copies of tape box notes
Collection Number
1967003
Summary
Recordings made in Afghanistan (37 reels) and Iran (1 reel) during field research conducted 1966-67.
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

From her professional bio:

"Hiromi Lorraine Sakata is the author of Music in the Mind: The Concepts of Music and Musician in Afghanistan (Kent State University Press, 1983 and reissued by Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002) and Afghanistan Encounters with Music and Friends (Mazda Publications 2013). She is producer of Ustad Mohammad Omar: Virtuoso from Afghanistan (Smithsonian Folkways, 2002). Her other publications focus on devotional music of Pakistan, in particular, the music at Sufi shrines in Pakistan. Sakata taught in the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington for twenty years before joining the UCLA faculty. She was made an Honorary Member of the Society for Ethnomusicology in 2012."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Contents by location: Teheran -1 reel; Kabul - 6 reels, Southern Afghanistan - 7 reels (Khandahar and Urozgan provinces); Eastern Afghanistan - 4 reels (Nangarhar province); Western Afghanistan - 8 reels (Herat province); Northern Afghanistan - 5 reels (Balkh province); and Central Afghanistan - 7 reels (Nurestan province).

Equipment: Unless otherwise noted on logsheets, researcher recorded on Uher recorder 4000S with Uher microphone (7 1/2 ips, 2-track mono., Ampex 921 acetate, 1-mil tape)

Tapes are labeled "EC" (Earliest Copy), but Prof. Sakata attests that these are the original tapes.

Transmission Data: Digital files created for tapes 1-7, 10,11, and 20 in 2008-2009 (.aif files, 48 kHz, 24-bit); digital files created for tapes 8-9, 12-19, 21-38 created in 2012 (.wav files, 48 kHz, 24-bit).

Work tape copies de-acquisitioned 12/2012.

Documentation: Field notes for tapes 1-11

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
Recorded in Dai Kundi and Sharistan
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 3
See logsheet for details.
1967-06-10
Recorded in Jalalabad - Ghalam Nabi/rabab
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 1
See logsheet for details.
1967-02-13
Recorded in Kandahar - Teahouse Musicians
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 2
See logsheet for details.
1966-11-30
Sherbagan and Andxoi recordings
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 10
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Herat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 5
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Kala-i Fat & Khwab Gah (Chakhansur province) & Kandahar
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 10
See logsheet for details.
1966-11-17
Recorded in Koma, Nangrahar - Kozda Celebrations
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 4
See logsheet for details.
1967-02-09
Recorded in Urozgan Province
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
Recorded November 10-12, 1966; see logsheet for details.
1967-11-10
Recorded in Hazarajat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 9
See logsheet for details.
1967-06-10
Recorded in Koma, Nangrahar - Kozda Celebrations
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 2
See logsheet for details.
1967-02-09
Recorded in various locations
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 9
Recorded 10/31 â€" 11/5, 1966; see logsheet for details.
1966-10-31
Recorded in Herat, Golran
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 7
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Mazar, Akcha, Sherbagan recordings
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 6
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Hazarajat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 5
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Kala-i Fat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
See logsheet for details.
1966-11-19
Recorded in Neshin, Herat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 4
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Sharistan and Yakaulang
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 12
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Copies of tapes at Linguistics Institute, U of Kabul
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 17
Music of Farah, Pakhtia, and Nuristan (see logsheet for details).
1966-07-17
Copies of tapes at Linguistics Institute, U of Kabul
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 13
Music of Pakhtia and Farah provinces (see logsheet for details).
1966-07-17
Recorded in Herat; Kazakh recordings
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Golran province
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
See logsheet for details.
1967-03-14
Sherbagan and Andxoi recordings
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 6
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Balkh and Mazar-i-Sharif recordings
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 6
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Hazarajat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 4
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Copies of tapes at Linguistics Institute, U of Kabul
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 19
Music of Nuristan (see logsheet for details).
1966-07-17
Wedding procession, Kabul
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 1
Brief recording of wedding procession in Kabul.
1966-08-27
Djafari Sports Club, Teheran, Iran
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 1
Contents: Zurkhane exercises (see logsheet for details).
1966-08-17
Recorded in Shogara and Balkh
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 5
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Recorded in Taxta-Safar, Herat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 9
See logsheet for details.
1967-03-03
Chaman grounds; Afghan Room, Spinzar Hotel (Kabul)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 6
See logsheet for details.
1966-08-25
Recorded in Jalalabad
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
Recorded February 11 & 13, 1967; see logsheet for details.
1967-02-11
Recorded in Urozgan Province
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 9
Recorded November 8 & 10, 1966; see logsheet for details.
1966-11-08
Recorded in Hazarajat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 2
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Music of Dad-Shan, Herat; Mongolian speech and song
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 5
See logsheet for details.
1967-03-06
Recorded in Hazarajat
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
Recorded May 31 and June 1, 1967; see logsheet for details.
1967-05-31
Recorded in Herat - Ghulam Hazrat, Baba Mokim
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 8
Date of recording unknown; see logsheet for details.
Tirin, Urozgan province
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 9
See logsheet for details
1966-11-06
Music Institute, Kabul, rehearsal session
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 4
See logsheet for details.
1966-09-20

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--Afghanistan
  • Music--Iran
  • Sound recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Afghanistan--Asia--Central Asia
  • Asia
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Field recordings
  • Sound recordings