UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Norman Skougstad recordings: Skougstad Collection, 1975

Overview of the Collection

Skougstad, Norman
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Norman Skougstad recordings: Skougstad Collection
9 items  :  OT - 9 audio cassettes; 19 WAV files; Duration: 9:55:36
Collection Number
Recorded in several villages (including Dio, Ya, and Diara) in Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta), 1975.
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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Contents (tape box labels provide the only documentation available for this collection):

2013-15.1 OT - Side A: Diara Danses 22 avril 1975, Masques a Dio - Yirou; Side B: Dio - Kouli: Danse de Masques 26 avril 1975 (Durations: 31:48 and 31:47)

2013-15.2 OT - Sides A & B: Korabou-Fete des masques [unclear which side comes first] (Durations: 45:04 and 45:03)

2013-15.3 OT - Side A: Koara de Ya; Side B: Funeralles de Ya - Danse des charlatans, Masques (Durations: 47:33 and 47:34)

2013-15.4 OT - Side A: Danses de Masques - Dio - Kouli; Chanteuses de Sadoin 23 Avril 1975; Side B: Dio - Kouli: Masques 26 Avril 1975 (Durations: 17:57 and 17:59)

2013-15.5 OT - Side A: Danses a Kouli; Chanteuses a Sadoin avril 1974; Side B: Masques de Dio - Kouli avril 1974 (Durations: 31:48 and 31:48)

2013-15.6 OT - Sides A & B: Funerailles a Tiessourou mars 19 1975 (Durations: 23:55 and 18:57)

2013-15.7 OT - Side A: Funerailles a Tiessourou, Musiciens de Tiessorou; Masques de Korabou; Side B: Sounds like continuation of Side A [label says - Crosby, Stills & Nash - but it's not] (Durations: 31:46 and 31:44)

2013-15.8 OT - Side A: Funerailles a Silli: Musiciens de Ya; Chanteurs de Dio; Chanteurs de Silli; Side B: Musique des Masques de Korabou (Grunsi); Enregistre a To (Leo?) 25-2-75 (Durations: 57:28 and 31:05)

2013-15.9 OT - Sides A & B: Grunsi (Durations: 47:24 and 4:56)

Transmission Data: Digital files created 6/2013 - Skougstad_1A.wav, Skougstad_1B.wav, etc., through Skougstad_9B.wav (48 kHz, 24-bit)

Documentation: Photo-copy of cassette box labels

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Africa
  • Burkina Faso