Hiromi Lorraine Sakata recordings: Music of the Hazarajat, Undated  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Sakata, Hiromi Lorraine
Hiromi Lorraine Sakata recordings: Music of the Hazarajat
6 video files, (6 .mov files)
Collection Number
Digital copies of original films made by Sakata during field research in Afghanistan.
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

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

Digital files are copies of collector's digital copies of her original film reels; transferred to the UW Ethnomusicology Archives 4/2012.

Files located on "Media" drive in folder "2012-7_Sakata_Hazarajat"

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk music--Afghanistan
  • Music--Afghanistan
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Afghanistan--Asia--Central Asia
  • Asia
  • Hazarajat (Afghanistan)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound recordings
  • Video recordings