UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: William Noll field recordings (Poland), 1980,1981,1982,1983

Overview of the Collection

Noll, William
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: William Noll field recordings (Poland)
1980,1981,1982,1983 (inclusive)
177 items  :  120 OTs (5" reels, 7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo); 57 tape dubs from 2 Polish archives - nos. 1-30: 5" reels, 7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo; nos. 31-57: 5" reels, 3 3/4 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo); dissertation in Music Library.
Collection Number
Recordings made in the course of dissertation research August 1980 to August 1982 and June 1983 to December 1983.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

William Noll is a conductor, pianist and performance veteran of concert halls across the world. He is the Artistic Director for StayInMay Festival, Classic Chamber Concerts, the Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra, and guest conductor for Opera Naples. As well, he is the Music Director and Conductor of the Bach Ensemble. He has conducted symphonic, choral and operatic repertoire from Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York, to festivals and tours in Italy, Belgium, Costa Rica, and China. Noll's catalog of commercial recordings includes choral, symphonic and jazz repertoire on a number of different labels.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Regional peasant and folk instrumental ensemble music.

Equipment: Stellavox SP-7 open reel recorder, AKG CK2 mics, mostly Ampex 407 tape (the following tapes are deteriorating in quality and have defective sound: #4, 12, 13, 40, 62 (9/89))

Dissertation title: Peasant Music Ensembles in Poland: A Culture History (University of Washington, 1986)

Link to dissertation: http://search.proquest.com/docview/303447074?accountid=14784

Tapes 1 through 50 digitized in 2015 (WAV, 48kHz, 24-bit)

Additional contents information stored with digital audio files: 86-23_Noll Guide and 86-23_Noll Notes

Documentation: Photocopies of tape box notes and relevant appendices from dissertation

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1986023-0033: Symposium on Ethnomusicology - UW, March 1963
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 1
Millard B. Rogers/speaker; Shigeo Kishibe/speaker; Robert Garfias/speaker; Mantle Hood/paper. See logsheet for detailed contents description.
March 7-9, 1963

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Poland--Europe--Central Europe