Daniel Neuman Field Recordings (North India), 1969-08-28  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Neuman, Daniel M., 1944-
Title
Daniel Neuman Field Recordings (North India)
Dates
1969-08-28
Quantity
4 items  :  EC - 2 reels (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 7"); 2 WAV files (48 kHz, 24-bit); Duration: 1:08:00
Collection Number
1969018
Summary
Examples of khayal, thumri, and ghazal, recorded in New Delhi 8/28/69.
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

Daniel Neuman has written and co-edited four books: The Life of Music in North India: The Organization of an Artistic Tradition, published by Wayne State University Press (1980) and republished by the University of Chicago Press (1990); (as co-editor) Ethnomusicology and Modern Music History, published by the University of Illinois Press (1991), and Bards, Ballads and Boundaries: An Ethnographic Atlas of Musical Cultures in West Rajasthan (co-authored with Shubha Chaudhuri), published by Seagull Press (2007). A new book has just appeared under the title Studying Indian's Musicians: Four Decades of Selected Articles.

Neuman had earlier also been active in multimedia development, receiving several grants for the development of the World Music Navigator, a computerized ethnographic atlas of the early 1990s. Previously Neuman has taught at Dartmouth College and at the University of Washington, where he served for ten years as Director of the School of Music, before serving as Dean of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture between 1996 and 2002 and as UCLA's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost from 2002 to 2006.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Original recorded with Uher 4400, Uher mic, 3 3/4 ips, [stereo?].

Performers: Parveen Sultana/voice; Sabri Khan/sarangi; Naini Devi/voice (tape 2, band 3); Prem Vallabh/tabla.

Contents (from original archive sheet): Tape 1 - Khayal in Rag Kalavanti (S G P D N_ S') - Vilambit in Ek-tal, Drut in Tin-tal; Tape 2 - Thumri in Rag Misra Kamaj - Tal-Kaharva (4 matras); Ghazal - "Hang gai mai" by Shakil (poet from Badayunbethy; Thumri in Rag Bhairavi (vocal - Naini Devi)

Tapes digitized 5/2015 - 69-18.1.wav (33:05), 69-18.2.wav (34:55) (48 kHz, 24-bit) (total duration - 1:08:00)

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Classical Music, Hindustani
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--India
  • Sarangi
  • Tabla music
  • Vocal Music--India
  • Geographical Names :
  • Asia
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • North India
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Devi, Naini (performer)
    • Khan, Sabri, 1925- (performer)
    • Sharma, P. Vallabh (performer)
    • Sultana, Parween (performer)