Fredric Lieberman recordings: Polish folk music, 1970

Overview of the Collection

Lieberman, Fredric
Fredric Lieberman recordings: Polish folk music
4 items  :  EC - 2 reels; WT - 2 reels (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 10"); Duration: 1:49:45
Collection Number
Fredric Lieberman's recordings collected in numerous locations in Poland, most in 1970s (some earlier).
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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

From discussion with Fredric Lieberman 8-8-91: this collection may be a copy of a sample tape given to him when he was in Poland in 1977 (by Anna Czekanowska or Bielawski; or it could have been deposited by Prof. Czekanowska when she was in residence at the University of Washington.

Documentation: List of dance titles, locations, names.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Folk dance music--Poland
  • Folk music
  • Folk music--Poland

Geographical Names

  • Europe--Europe--General Europe
  • Poland--Europe--Central Europe

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound recordings