Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: The Bombay Sisters/Vocal, 1989-05-06  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: The Bombay Sisters/Vocal
11 items  :  Original tapes (OT) - 2 DATs (TDK D-R120); Earliest copies (EC) - 4 open reels (7-1/2 ips, stereo, 1/2 track, Ampex 642); Working discs (WD) - 3 compact discs (digital, stereo); 2 WAV files (48 kHz, 16-bit)
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Concert recorded by Laurel Sercombe at the University of Washington's Kane Hall, Room 120, on 1989 May 6 at 8:00 p.m.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-0974
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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 University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives with Panasonic SV-250 DAT recorder, Neumann KM-84 cardioid mics, Symetrix SX 202 preamp.

Performers: C. Saroja/vocal; C. Lalitha/vocal; H.K. Narasimha Murthy/violin; Trichur C. Narendran/mrdangam; Madras N. Govindarajan/ghatam.

Contents: See log sheets.

Concert co-sponsored by the UW Ethnomusicology Divison and Ragamala.

Transmission Date: Digital files created 2010 March 8 - 89-21.1.wav, 89-21.2.wav (48 kHz, 16-bit) (copied to 3 compact discs (WDs)).

Work Disc durations: 89-21.1a = 66:08; 89-21.1b = 50:57; 89-21.2 = 53:49 (total = 2:50:54).

Documentation: Concert program, flyer, concert log.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Original tapesReturn to Top

2 audiotapes
89-21.1: DAT 1
89-21.2: DAT 2

Earliest copiesReturn to Top

4 audiotapes
89-21.3: Reel 1
89-21.4: Reel 2
89-21.5: Reel 3
89-21.6: Reel 4

Working discsReturn to Top

3 optical media
1989021-0001: CD 1
1989021-0002: CD 2
1989021-0003: CD 3

WAV filesReturn to Top

2 audio files
Digital file 1
Digital file 2

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--India
  • Geographical Names :
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • South India
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound Recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Govindarajan, Madras N. (performer)
    • Lalitha, C. (performer)
    • Murthy, H.K. Narasimha (performer)
    • Narendran, Trichur C. (performer)
    • Saroja, C. (performer)