UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum recordings (Musical Instruments of Hawaii), Undated

Overview of the Collection

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum recordings (Musical Instruments of Hawaii)
1 items  :  EC - 1 reel (3.75 ips, full-track mono, 5"); WT - 1 reel (7.5 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 7"); Duration: 00:14:54
Collection Number
Tape from Bishop Museum, University of Hawaii.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, also known as the Hawai'i State Museum of Natural and Cultural History, is a museum of history and science located in Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu. It contains the world's largest collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts and natural history specimens. Founded in 1889, it was created by Charles Reed Bishop to house the family heirlooms of his late wife Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Slides and notes in tape box.

Documentation: Published notes and accompanying slides of musical instruments.

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Description Dates
1977037-0001: Port Townsend Festival 1979: Concert Recordings (Dubs)
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 2
Originals recorded with Revox recorder, tapco mixer, electro-voice re-16 mics (tapes 1-12); sony c-37, stereo mics, magnacord 1028, mixer teac 2 (tape 13); (tape 14?) lots of info on archive sheets & in doc. file. Recorded by Fred Lieberman and Phil Andrus (recording engineer for centrum foundation) discussion with Lieberman 8/8/91 - 2 kinds of recordings were made at the 1979 festival: 1) concert recordings (this is ec set of these recordings; see collection 91008 for original set); 2) workshop & informal recordings (79037 (originals) & 79038 (dubs))
July 3-7, 1979

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Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Hawaii
  • Hawaiians--Oceania--Polynesia
  • Oceania