UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Glenn Silva recordings (Dissertation Music Corpus: Hymns), 1984-1985

Overview of the Collection

Silva, Glenn
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Glenn Silva recordings (Dissertation Music Corpus: Hymns)
1984-1985 (inclusive)
2 audiotapes  :  EC - 2 audio cassettes (Maxell UR 60, TYPE 1); Duration: 1:34:23
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Recorded in churches representing two Hawaiian denominations, on the islands of Kaua'i and Hawai'i.
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

Glenn Kalena Silva is a professor of Hawaiian language and the former director of Ka Haka 'Ula O Ke'elikolani College of Hawaiian Language at UH Hilo. He teaches his students that Hawaiian is a living and evolving language and relates historical language resources to contemporary times. In 2013, he earned the Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching from the University of Hawai'i.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by collector during 1984-85.

Tapes accompany doctoral dissertation by Glenn (Kalena) Silva: A Comparative Study of the Hymnody of Two Hawaiian Protestant Denominations: Ho'Omana Ia Iesu and Ho'Omana Na'Auao (University of Washington 1989) (UW Music Library M1/Th36883)

See Appendix H in dissertation for musical transcriptions of the 31 hymns contained on these tapes.

See documentation file or dissertation for list of contents.

Documentation: Photo-copies of dissertation abstract & cassette wrappers..

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Hawaii
  • Hawaiians--Oceania--Polynesia
  • Oceania
  • United States