UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Estonian Folksongs, Undated

Overview of the Collection

University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Estonian Folksongs
4 items  :  EC - 4 reels (7.5 ips, 2 tr., stereo (mono program), 7"); WT - 4 DATs (digital, stereo); Duration: 3:02:42; also see thesis by Ramona Holmes - Estonian Regilaul (1982)
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Copy of commercial recording containing examples from Estonian Archives in Tartu (from R. Kreutzwald Literary Museum)
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

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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Estonian Folksongs and Instrumental Music, Anthology I.

Title of commercial recording: Eesti Rahvalaule Ja Pillilugusid I.

Anthology contains field recordings made by several musicologists.

Contents: mainly vocal music (see album notes in documentation file for list of song genres and titles; performer names do not appear to be included)

Archives copy made from records in the possession of Ramona Holmes during the completion of her master's thesis; thesis includes transcriptions of vocal music in the collection (see thesis p. 73); copy of thesis in Archives and in UW Music Library.

Additional information provided by Prof. Urve Lippus, visitor from the Institute of Language and Literature, Tallinn, Estonia, 1/93.

Documentation: Photo-copy of anthology notes

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Estonians--Europe--Eastern Europe
  • Soviet Union (former)