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Fredric Lieberman field recordings (China), 1963
- Lieberman, Fredric
- Fredric Lieberman field recordings (China)
- 12 items : EC - 6 reels (7 1/2 ips); WT - 6 reels (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 10"); Duration: 3:05:24
- Collection Number
- Field recordings made in Taiwan and other locations, 1963.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Unrestricted: collection is open for research.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Fredric Lieberman (1940-2013) received his B.M. from the Eastman School of Music, his M.A. from the University of Hawaii, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a performer, composer, writer, and teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His written works include "Planet Drum: A Celebration of Percussion and Rhythm", and "Drumming at the Edge of Magic: A Journey into the Spirit of Percussion".
Lieberman's interests included organology, particularly with regard to taxonomic methods and systematic description, the musics of China, Japan, Korea, Tibet, and South India, and American vernacular musics from Tin Pan Alley through contemporary rock. His taught courses on American Popular Music and World Musics. He had an especially keen interest in the music of John Cage and of the Grateful Dead and served as an ethnomusicological consultant for various Mickey Hart projects.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Contents summary: Tape 1 - Taoist Service; Tape 2 - Zhēng recital; Tape 3 - Kwantung Music; Tape 4 - Amoy Music; Tape 5 - Confucian & Chín & Kwangtung; Tape 6 - Kwantung & Swatow.
Documentation: Hand-written notes and detailed contents description.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Music--Confucian influences
- Philosophy, Confucian--China
- Taoist monasticism and religious orders
- China--Asia--East Asia
Form or Genre Terms
- Field recordings
- Sound recordings