Robert Garfias recordings: Turkish Music at Haggett Hall, 1964-05-20

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Garfias, Robert
Robert Garfias recordings: Turkish Music at Haggett Hall
2 items  :  OT - 1 reel (7 1/2 ips, full-track, mono); WD - 1 CD (digital, stereo); Duration: 34:01
Collection Number
Turkish music performance recorded at Haggett Hall (campus dormitory) at the University of Washington, 5/20/64.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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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

Turkish music recorded at Haggett Hall 5/20/64 on Nagra III B with electrovoice microphone.

Note on original reel box: "ud, canun, darbuka, kasik, def, cumbus, bedlam" (no performers listed)

Tape returned to archives by Robert Garfias, April 2002.

Duration: 00:34:01

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1 optical media : CD - published

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--Turkey
  • Turks--Middle East--Middle East

Geographical Names

  • Asia
  • Middle East--Middle East--General Middle East

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound Recordings