Robert Kauffman field recordings: Urban Music, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kauffman, Robert
Title
Robert Kauffman field recordings: Urban Music
Dates
1971
Quantity
21 items  :  EC - 17 reels (7 1/2 ips, full-track, 5" (11) & 7" (6)); WT - 4 reels (7 1/2 ips, 2 tr. stereo, 7" (3) & 10" (1)); Duration: 6:00:00
Collection Number
1971005
Summary
Field recordings made by Robert Kauffman in 1971. Tapes 1-3 recorded in several locations in Spain; tapes 4-16 recorded in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia); tape 17 - Curacao.
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

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robert Kauffman did his fieldwork in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) in 1960-1962. His dissertation is entitled "Multi-Part Relationships in the Shona Music of Rhodesia" and he graduated UCLA in 1971. He was a professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Washington and the University of Pittsburgh. He is now retired.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Contents: EX1 Spain/71-5.1-3 - recorded in Spain (1:12:31); FS1 Zimbabwe/71-5.4-16 - recorded in Zimbabwe (4:00:42); SZ2 Curacao/71-5.17 - recorded in Curacao (36:12)

Archive sheets filed under HRAF # for each area.

Transmission Data: Digital files created 2/2013 for tapes 4-16 (Zimbabwe) - 71-5.4.wav through 71-5.16.wav (48 kHz, 24-bit) (no Work Discs produced)

Documentation: Copy of documentation sheets.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1971005-0001: Flamenco (Sevilla, 6/6/71)
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
Recorded in a nightclub at Christina Hotel, Sevilla.
1971-06-06
1971005-0002: Flamenco (Granada, 6/8/71)
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
Recorded in a nightclub in Granada.Guitar; brass band.
1971-06-08
1971005-0003: Gypsy Music; Cafe Music (6/9/71-6/10/71)
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
Recorded in the Sacramonte Caves, Granada; Tangier.Contents: 1) (K3A71) Gypsy music from Sacramonte Caves, Granada (guitar and bandurria) - 6 short selections (from original archive sheet - "0060 - guitar solo; 0100 - guitar and singing; 0185 - guitar, bandurria & dancing)2) (K3B71) Cafe music from Tangier, Morocco ('ud, violin (vertical), dombek, tambourine and voice) - 1 selection (from original archive sheet - "0403."
1971-06-09
1971005-0004: Rehearsal of Great Sounds Band
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0005: Great Sounds Band
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0006: Shona church and urban music
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0007: Dance bands
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0008: Dance band and beer hall music
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0009: Dance band and church music
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0010: Spirit possession songs and dances
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0011: The Moovers dance band
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0012: Kalanga and Jerusarema dances
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0013: Gokwe drum music and children's music
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0014: Children's game songs; Macumba
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0015: Dance bands
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
1971005-0016: Harare Mambos dance band
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
Tape also includes music recorded in Curacao.
1971005-0017: Steel bands; Black Music from Curacao
1 audiotape : Audio Reel
2 steel bands recorded 8/22/71 (one identified as Shell Steel Band); Black Music from Curacao - includes cow horn in several contexts, drum, and musical bow (benta) (8/23/71 - copy of tape, according to collector; items identified by Elia Juliana)
1971-08-22

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk music--Spain
  • Music--Zimbabwe
  • Shona Music
  • Shona--Africa--Southern Africa
  • Sound recordings
  • Sound recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Africa
  • Curacao
  • Europe--Europe--General Europe
  • South/Latin America
  • Spain
  • Zimbabwe
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Field recordings
  • Sound recordings