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UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Carol Campbell recordings: Thesis Tape, 1972
- Campbell, Carol, 1966-
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Carol Campbell recordings: Thesis Tape
- 2 items : EC - 2 reels (7 1/2 ips, full-track, 7"); 2 WAV files (48 kHz, 24-bit); Duration: 1:17:14
- Collection Number
- Recorded in Lamu, Mombasa, and Malindi in northern coastal Kenya, summer 1972.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Unrestricted: collection is open for research.
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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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Thesis title: Sauti Za Lamu: An Exploratory Study of Swahili Music (University of Washington Music Library M1 Th27060).
Tape I: Ngoma za Lamu - 5 examples of dances popular in Lamu - 1) Ndongwe (see p.53 of thesis), 2) Chama (p.57), 3) Randa (p.61), 4) Chakacha (p.66), 5) Vugo (p.71)
Tape II: Mashairi ya Lamu - 9 examples of sung poetry (mashaivi) - 1) Mashaivi by Athmani Bulo (p.83), 2) Mashaivi by Batiti Maalim (p.85), 3) Mashaivi by Haji Hamis (p.93), 4) Mashaivi by Zena Mahmoud Fadhil (p.96), 5) Mashaivi by Zena Mahmoud Fadhil (p.99), 6) Mashaivi by Zena Mahmoud Fadhil (p.101), 7) A Tarabu song by Famau Muhammed and the Harambee music club (p.103), 8) A Tarabu song by Famau Muhammed and the Harambee music club (p.111), 9) A Tarabu song by Ali Hamadi and the Harambee music club (p.119)
Instruments: zumari (conical double-reed instrument), udi (long-necked lute), gambusi (long-necked lute), kinanda, drums.
See collection 1992010 for Carol Campbell's complete 1972 field recording collection.
Transmission Data: Digital files created 7/2014 - 84-22.1.wav (46:55) and 84-22.2.wav (30:19) (48 kHz, 24-bit)
Documentation: Thesis (chapters 6-7 describe tape contents)
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