Fredric Lieberman recordings: Qin worktapes, Undated

Overview of the Collection

Lieberman, Fredric
Fredric Lieberman recordings: Qin worktapes
30 items  :  EC-15 reels (7 1/2 ips); WT-15 reels (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 10"); Duration: 10:00:00
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A variety of recordings of qin (ch'in) worktapes from commercial (and non-commercial) sources; compiled by Fredric Lieberman.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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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

Collection includes qin (ch'in) worktapes XIII thru XXVII.

Contents: mainly dubs of commercial recordings: see documentation files for contents information.

Documentation: Hand-written contents descriptions.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

1 audiotape : Audio Reel
Hand-written log sheets accompanying documentation. Scanned documents> .pdf files.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Chin
  • Classical Music--China
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Instrumental music--China
  • Music--China
  • Qin (Musical instrument)

Geographical Names

  • Asia
  • China
  • China--Asia--East Asia

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound recordings