Laurel Sercombe recordings: Ephat Mujuru at the 1985 Global Music Festival, 1985-02-08  PDF  XML

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Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Laurel Sercombe recordings: Ephat Mujuru at the 1985 Global Music Festival
5 items  :  85-17.1 OT - digital audio original (1 vct (VHS), SP, stereo); 85-17.1 WT - DAT (digital, stereo); 85-17.2-3 EC - analog dubs of digital originals (7.5 ips, 2 tr. stereo, 10") (durations: 43:55, 34:22); Duration: 1:18:14
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Performance recorded at the University of Washington, Brechemin Auditorium, 2/8/85, during the Global Music Festival.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-0974
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Laurel Sercombe has been the Archivist for the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington since 1982. She has co-produced a series of music recordings with Northwest Folklife, lectured for classes in Ethnomusicology, Library and Information Science, and American Indian Studies, and designed and taught a course on sound archiving. In 1998 she received a pre-doctoral Smithsonian Research Fellowship and in 2001 received her Ph.D. with the dissertation And Then It Rained: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives. She is a member of the Music Library Association, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Society for Ethnomusicology, for which she served as Current Discographer 1992–2000 and Treasurer 2000–2004. She serves on the boards of Jack Straw Productions and Northwest Heritage Resources. In 2013 she organized and hosted "Sounds of the World," a series of six programs for UWTV featuring film footage from the Robert Garfias Collection in the Ethnomusicology Archives.

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Recorded by Laurel Sercombe with Panasonic NV-8410 VCR, Sony PCM F-1 digital audio processor, Neumann mics (KM-83s)

Performers: Ephat Mujuru/mbira, chipendani, dimbwa, voice; Samuel Farai Chiorah/voice; Laura Chiorah-Dye/voice.

Identifications provided by Claire Jones 9/94.

Documentation: Concert program

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

1 item : Tracks: 11

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Mbira
  • Mbira music
  • Music--Zimbabwe
  • Shona--Africa--Southern Africa

Geographical Names

  • Africa
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Zimbabwe

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound Recordings

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Chiorah, Lorah (performer)
    • Chiorah, Samuel Farai (performer)
    • Mujuru, Ephat (performer)