Robert Garfias Korean recordings collection, 1966  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Garfias, Robert
Robert Garfias Korean recordings collection
14 items  :  EC-7 reels (7.5 ips, full-track, 7"); WD - 7 compact discs (digital, stereo); Duration: 4:18:00
Collection Number
Recordings of various genres by various performers deposited by Robert Garfias (1 of 4 Korean collections with 1966 accession numbers); tapes have KD numbers 701-707.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-0974
Access Restrictions

Access is restricted.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robert Garfias was born in San Francisco in 1932, the child of Mexican-American parents. As a youngster he studied classical guitar and jazz saxophone. In high school he studied Western classical music composition, and he formed a jazz combo that played gigs for beatniks in the North Beach area of San Francisco, where he traveled in a circle of musicians that included Dave Brubeck, Vince Delgado, Vince Guaraldi, Harry Partch, and Bill Smith. During his career he founded the ethnomusicology program at the University of Washington; served as Dean of Arts at the University of California, Irvine, as a member of the Smithsonian Council, and as a presidential appointee to the U.S. National Council for the Arts; and conducted significant periods of fieldwork and language study in Japan, Okinawa, Korea, the Philippines, Mexico, Zimbabwe, Central America, Burma, Romania, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, and among Okinawans in the United States.

- Society for Ethnomusicology Newsletter (Vol. 7, No. 4, September 2013)

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

See logsheets for contents listing.

Collector's tape numbers all preceded by "KD" (Korea Dub).

All original tapes (OTs) digitized (48 kHz/24-bit) and transferred to compact disc (work discs (WD)), 2011; work tape (WT) copies made in 1980s de-acquisitioned in 2011)

Logsheets completed in 2011 by Youngdae Kim, research assistant.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1966006-0001: Yong San Hoi Sang; Ku Kun Ak
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1966006-0002: Min Yo (folk songs) & Taegum solo (Yu Cho Sin Ji Gok)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1966006-0003: Kayagum Sanjo/Kayagum Pyong Ch'ang
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1966006-0004: Tanga (folk vocal music)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1966006-0005: Court Music/Royal Ancestral Music/Confucian Ceremonial Music
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1966006-0006: Yong San Hoe Sang (Ch'ung Gwang Ji Gok)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
1966006-0007: Taegum Sinawi; Nong Ak; Court Dance Music
1 optical media : CD - unpublished

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Classical Music--Korea
  • Dance--Korea
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk Music--Korea
  • Folk-Songs, Korean
  • Music--Confucian influences
  • Music--Korea
  • Geographical Names :
  • Asia
  • Korea--Asia--East Asia
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound recordings