UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Visiting Artists Munir Beken and Kelak Lama, 2001-04-24  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Visiting Artists Munir Beken and Kelak Lama
Dates
2001-04-24
Quantity
4 items  :  OT - 4 vcts (Digital 8, stereo, color); EC - 2 vcts (S-VHS, stereo, color); Duration: 2:07:52; article from Daily (University student newspaper).
Collection Number
2001010
Summary
Video recording of UW Ethnomusicology Visiting Artists concert 4/24/01, 7:30 p.m., Meany Theater, presented by UW Ethnomusicology division.
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

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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Münir Beken's career spans theory, composition, ethnomusicology, and performance. As a composer, he has written a state-commissioned ballet suite for orchestra, won awards for film music, and scored television documentaries both domestically and internationally. His scholarly work focuses on modal theory; he is also conducting research on musical globalization and the phenomenology of music. He has published in Ethnomusicology, a premier journal in the field, and contributed to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. He was one of the founding members of the State Turkish Music Ensemble.

- https://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/beken-munir

Phursang Kelak Lama is the ritual music director (dbu mdzad) དབུ་མཛད། of Karma Raj Mahavihar, a Kagyu monastery located at Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal. Phursang Lama grew up in Tibet, entering Dilyak monastery in Nangchen, in the Kham region of Tibet. He received the traditional training in ritual arts. He left Tibet in 1959 with other senior lamas from his monastery, settling in the monastery in Kathmandu. Phursang Lama taught Tibetan ritual music for two years in the Ethnomusicology Department of the University of Washington.

- http://www.trace.org/node/120

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Title (from concert program): Visiting Artists in Ethnomusicology--Turkish Classical Music --Munir Nurettin Beken, solo Ud: Tibetan Buddhist Music --The Venerable Kelak Lama and student ensemble.

The Tibetan student ensemble: Bridget Bray, Ter Ellingson, Mary Anne Herrick, Katherine Lee, Nicole L. Hios, Ka Tak Pun, Andrea Emberly, Gaberiel Strand, John Henry Kuhlmann, Peter Joon Park, Matt Zumwalt, Jesse Malm, Aaron Weinstein, Rebecca Sundstrom.

Instruments played: Sil Snyan and Sbub 'Chal (cymbals), Rgna (drum), Dung Chen (long trumpet), Rgya Gling (oboe), Rkang Gling (short trumpet), Da Ma Ru, Dril Bu (with dorje).

Video recording by Pam Costes on digital video.

Tape 1 - 1st half of concert (Munir Beken); Tape 2 - 1st half of concert continued (Munir Beken); Tape 3 - 2nd half of concert (Kelak Lama); Tape 4 - 2nd half of concert continued (Kelak Lama)

Total Duration 2:07:52

Related Collections - W1 World 2001007 (KUOW radio interview with Munir Beken and Kelak Lama), W1 World 2001008 (audio recording by Gary Louie), and W1 World 2001009 (video recording by Ter Ellingson).

Documentation: Concert program and flyers

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
2001010-0001
1 videotape : VCT; Tracks: 6
Concert: (1 st half of concert) Turkish Classical Music by Munir Nurettin Beken on solo Ud. Announcement by Philip Schuyler. See documentation file for notes on program. See collection 2001-9 (Video by Ter Ellingson) for logsheets.
2001-04-24
2001010-0002
1 videotape : VCT; Tracks: 2
Concert: (2 nd half of concert) Tibetan Buddhist Music by The Venerable Kelak Lama and student ensemble. The Tibetan student ensemble: Bridget Bray, Ter Ellingson, Mary Anne Herrick, Katherine Lee, Nicole L. Hios, Ka Tak Pun, Andrea Emberly, Gabriel Strand, John Henry Kuhlmann, Peter Joon Park, Matt Zumwalt, Jesse Malm, Aaron Weinstein, Rebecca Sundstrom. Instruments played: Sil Snyan and Sbub 'Chal (cymbals), Rgna (drum), Dung Chen (long trumpet), Rgya Gling (oboe), Rkang Gling (short trumpet), Da Ma Ru, Dril Bu (with dorje). Announcement by Ter Ellingson. See documentation file for notes on program and collection 2001-9 (video recording by Ter Ellingson) for logsheets.
2001-04-24

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Tibetans--Asia--Central Asia
  • Turks--Middle East--Middle East
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • World
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Beken, Münir Nurettin, 1964- (performer)
    • Lama, Kelak (performer)