Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Music and Dance of Veracruz, 1990-07-12

Overview of the Collection

Sercombe, Laurel; Tansuğ, Feza; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Music and Dance of Veracruz
7 items  :  Original tapes (OT) - 2 DATs; Earliest copies (EC) - 3 open reels (7 1/2 ips, stereo, 1/2 track, 7 in.); 2 WAV files
Collection Number
Concert recorded by Laurel Sercombe and Feza Tansuğ at the University of Washington's Kane Hall, Room 130, on 1990 July 7 at 8:00 p.m.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
Access Restrictions

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Laurel Sercombe has been the Archivist for the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington since 1982. She has co-produced a series of music recordings with Northwest Folklife, lectured for classes in Ethnomusicology, Library and Information Science, and American Indian Studies, and designed and taught a course on sound archiving. In 1998 she received a pre-doctoral Smithsonian Research Fellowship and in 2001 received her Ph.D. with the dissertation And Then It Rained: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives. She is a member of the Music Library Association, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Society for Ethnomusicology, for which she served as Current Discographer 1992–2000 and Treasurer 2000–2004. She serves on the boards of Jack Straw Productions and Northwest Heritage Resources. In 2013 she organized and hosted "Sounds of the World," a series of six programs for UWTV featuring film footage from the Robert Garfias Collection in the Ethnomusicology Archives.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by Laurel Sercombe and Feza Tansuğ for the UW Ethnomusicology Archives with Panasonic SV-250 DAT recorder, Symetrix SX 202 dual mic preamp, and Neumann KM-83 mics (omnis).

Performers: Trio Xoxocapa/Son Huasteca (Felipe Hernandez Gonzalez/ huapanguera quinta; Victor Ramirez del Angel/violin; Jorge Vidales Hernandez/jarana huasteca) (announcements by Hernandez); Grupo Tacoteno/Son Jarocho (Juan Baltazar Melendez de la Cruz/vocals, quijada; Noe Gonzalez Garcia/harp, guitar, vocals; Genaro Gonzalez Garcia/jarana, vocals; Diego Vazquez Oliveros/jarana, pandero, quijada; Juana Vazquez Oliveros/dancer; Daniela Hernandez Fuentes/dancer; Noe Gonzalez Molina/dancer; Araceli Melendez de la Cruz/dancer) (announcements by de la Cruz); English translations for announcements by both groups throughout concert by unidentified woman.

Contents: see log sheet for contents.

Transmission Data: digital files created from DAT originals August 2010 (by Gary Louie) - NU73 VeraCruz 90-16.1 OT.wav, NU73 VeraCruz 90-16.2 OT.wav.

Duration (EC): 2:17:22.

Documentation: Program notes.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Original tapesReturn to Top

2 audiotapes

Earliest copiesReturn to Top

3 audiotapes
Reel 1
Reel 2
Reel 3

WAV filesReturn to Top

2 audio files
Digital file 1
Digital file 2

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Mexico
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Vera Cruz

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound Recordings

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Tacoteno, Grupo (performer)
    • Xoxocapa, Trio (performer)