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UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Heartbeat of Africa, Undated
- University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Heartbeat of Africa
- 1 items : EC - 1 reel; WT - 1 reel (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 10"); Duration: 00:47:07
- Collection Number
- Dub of commercial LP and 45-rpm records published by Sapra Studio, Nairobi, Kenya.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Access is restricted.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives has been collecting and curating unique ethnographic music recordings for over 50 years. Its holdings of more than 15,000 items include field recordings documenting music traditions of all kinds from most areas of the world, concert recordings of visiting musicians, and films and videos of a variety of musical events, as well as several hundred musical instruments. The Archives serves the students and faculty in the UW Ethnomusicology Program, the broader university community, Pacific Northwest tribes, and an international clientele of musicians, students, and teachers.
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Contains music from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zaire: Traditional Instruments; Drums of Africa; African Folk Music and Traditional Instruments.
Source of tape in Archives not known (record not in UW Music Listening Center)
Publication information from record notes: Sapra Studio, Box 5882, Kimathi and York Sts., Nairobi, Kenya [no date]
Documentation: Photocopy of record notes.
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