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UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Joe Vinikow concert recordings (Sylvestre Randafison & Students 5/17/93), 1993-05-17
- Vinikow, Joe
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Joe Vinikow concert recordings (Sylvestre Randafison & Students 5/17/93)
- 1 items : EC - 1 vct (VHS, stereo, color); WD - 1 DVD; Duration: 1:02:00
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- Recorded at the University of Washington, Brechemin Auditorium, 5/17/93; concert performance by Visiting Artist in Ethnomusicology with his students.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Sylvestre Randafison (1928-2003) was a valiha player, teacher, and musical ambassador from Madagascar. He was best known for performing traditional valiha pieces in a way that created a dialogue with the ancestors. He was also known as an ethnomusicologist and traveled around Africa collecting more than 1,000 pieces of traditional music. During his career, he served as a visiting instructor at the University of Washington as well as a professor of music at the National Institute of Research.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Original recording by Joe Vinikow with Hi-band 8mm recorder; audio feed from sound recording (collection 93-19); copied to VHS for archives.
Introduction by Christopher Waterman; announcements in French by Mr. Randafison; translation into English by Edgar Pope.
Dancing accompanied by taped music from cassette recorder.
Transmission Data: Digital file created 1/2014 - 93-19_Randafison.mov - and Work Disc produced.
See entry for 93-19 (audio recording of same concert) for contents listing.
Documentation: Concert program and list of student performers in folder for 93-19.
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Video recordings in ethnomusicology
- Mendheim, Beverly (performer)
- Randafison, Sylvestre (performer)