UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Kevin Anderson concert recordings (Dumi Maraire Marimba Ensemble), 1986-07-29  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Anderson, Kevin
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Kevin Anderson concert recordings (Dumi Maraire Marimba Ensemble)
Dates
1986-07-29
Quantity
1 items  :  EC - 1 vct (VHS, sp, color); WD - 1 DVD (digital, stereo); Duration: 1:00:00
Collection Number
1987025
Summary
Recorded in Seattle at the Rainbow Tavern 7/29/86.
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

Dumisani "Dumi" Maraire (1944-1999) was a mbira player and teacher from Mutare, Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe). He learned to play the mbira from his family members and later studied at the college of music in Bulawayo. He taught at the University of Washington, Seattle from 1968-1972. From 1972-1982, he taught at Evergreen State College, taught music lessons, and performed mbira throughout the Pacific Northwest. In 1982, he returned to Zimbabwe to start an ethnomusicology program at the University of Zimbabwe before returning to the University of Washington to earn his doctorate in ethnomusicology. After earning his doctorate, he returned again to the University of Zimbabwe.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by Kevin Anderson.

Music of Zimbabwe - Performers: Dumi Maraire and Minanzi III Marimba Ensemble; Lora Chiorah-Dye, vocals and dancing; Dumi's aunt in audience (dancing!). Members of marimba ensemble: Joseph Ferris/hosho; Stephen Smith, Wirt Wolff, Marge Mansfield, Catherine Marzyck, Mark Friend, Cynthia Davenport/marimbas.

Archives copy runs out just before end of session.

Total duration: 1 hr.

VHS copy digitized and copied to DVD 12/2008.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1987025-0001
1 optical media : DVD - unpublished; Tracks: 5
Recorded by Kevin Anderson. Performers: Dumi Maraire and Minanzi III Marimba Ensemble; Lora Chiorah-Dye, vocals and dancing; Dumi's aunt in audience (dancing!). Members of marimba ensemble: Joseph Ferris/hosho; Stephen Smith, Wirt Wolff, Marge Mansfield, Catherine Marzyck, Mark Friend, Cynthia Davenport/marimbas. Archives copy runs out just before end of session. Total duration: 1 hr.VHS copy digitized and copied to DVD 12/2008.
1986-07-29

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Mbira
  • Mbira music
  • Shona--Africa--Southern Africa
  • Songs, Shona
  • Geographical Names :
  • Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Chiorah, Lorah (performer)
    • Maraire, Dumisani (performer)