Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Imrat Khan/Sitar and Surbahar, 1990-02-10  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Title
Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Imrat Khan/Sitar and Surbahar
Dates
1990-02-10
Quantity
14 items  :  Original tapes (OT) - 2 DATs (TDK DA-R120); Earliest copies (EC) - 5 open reels (7 1/2 ips, stereo, 1/2 track, Ampex 407); Working discs (WD) - 4 compact discs; 3 AIFF files
Collection Number
1990005
Summary
Concert recorded by Laurel Sercombe at the University of Washington's Kane Hall, Room 120, on 1990 February 10.
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

Undefined

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Laurel Sercombe has been the Archivist for the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington since 1982. She has co-produced a series of music recordings with Northwest Folklife, lectured for classes in Ethnomusicology, Library and Information Science, and American Indian Studies, and designed and taught a course on sound archiving. In 1998 she received a pre-doctoral Smithsonian Research Fellowship and in 2001 received her Ph.D. with the dissertation And Then It Rained: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives. She is a member of the Music Library Association, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Society for Ethnomusicology, for which she served as Current Discographer 1992–2000 and Treasurer 2000–2004. She serves on the boards of Jack Straw Productions and Northwest Heritage Resources. In 2013 she organized and hosted "Sounds of the World," a series of six programs for UWTV featuring film footage from the Robert Garfias Collection in the Ethnomusicology Archives.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by Laurel Sercombe for the UW Ethnomusicology Archives with Panasonic SV-250 DAT recorder, Symetrix SX-202 dual mic preamp, and Neumann KM-84 mics (cardioid).

Performers: Ustad Imrat Khan/sitar and surbahar; Shafaatullah Khan/tabla; Prabha Rustagi/tanpura.

See log sheets for listing of contents.

See AW1 North India/90-6 for interview with Imrat Khan by John Rahn 2-10-90.

Durations: DAT originals - 1:42:00, 1:33:32; EC reels - 45:55, 33:33, 18:57, 47:17, 35:56; Work Discs - 58:50, 43:10, 53:38, 39:53 (total = 3:15:31).

Transmission Data: digital files created May 2007 - 90-5.1-A.aif, 90-5.1-B.aif, 90-5.2.aif.

Documentation: Flyer.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Original tapesReturn to Top

2 audiotapes
Description
90-5.1: DAT 1
90-5.2: DAT 2

Earliest copiesReturn to Top

5 audiotapes
Description
90-5.3: Reel 1
90-5.4: Reel 2
90-5.5: Reel 3
90-5.6: Reel 4
90-5.7: Reel 5

Working discsReturn to Top

4 optical media
Description
1990005-0001: CD 1
Contents: Track 1 – Introduction by Ramesh Gangolli (0:00-8:55); Track 2 – Tuning: Imrat Khan announces Raga Shri (8:55-58:50).
1990005-0002: CD 2
Contents: Track 1 – Continuation of Raga Shri (0:00-23:17); Track 2 - Rag Puria-Dhanashri (23:17-42:25); Track 3 – Imrat Khan announces intermission (42:25-43:10); Raga Shri continued from 90-5.1. Total duration: 43:10.
1990005-0003: CD 3
Contents: Track 1 – Announcement by Ramesh Gangolli and tuning (0:00-8:20); Track 2 – Imrat Khan explains that he is playing on a borrowed surbahar; announces Raga Darbari-Kanda (8:20-53:38). Total duration: 53:38.
1990005-0004: CD 4
Contents: Track 1 – Announcement by Imrat Khan and tuning (0:00-5:08); Track 2 – Raga Hansadhvani (5:08-18:17); Track 3 – Imrat Khan announces that the composition is in tintal, continues with Raga Hansadhvani (18:17-39:53). Total duration: (39:53).

AIFF filesReturn to Top

3 audio files
Description
Digital file 1
Digital file 2
Digital file 3

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Classical Music, Hindustani
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • North India
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Khan, Imrat (performer)
    • Khan, Shafaatullah (performer)