Philip Schuyler field recordings: Yemen Anthology I and II, 1985-1986

Overview of the Collection

Schuyler, Philip
Philip Schuyler field recordings: Yemen Anthology I and II
1985-1986 (inclusive)
6 items  :  EC - 4 reels (7.5 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 7"); WT - 2 DATs (digital, stereo); Duration: 2:55:22
Collection Number
Collection compiled from field tapes of Philip Schuyler recorded September 1985 - January 1986.
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

Philip Schuyler is an Associate Professor Emeritus of Ethnomusicology in the School of Music at the University of Washington, Seattle. Formerly, he served as the chair of Middle East Center and the chair of Ethnomusicology at the UW. A specialist in the music of North Africa and the Middle East, Professor Schuyler has carried out extensive research in Morocco and Yemen over the past 45 years. His most recent publication is a 4-CD set of Music of Morocco, from the Library of Congress, for which he earned a 2017 Grammy Award Nomination for Best Historical Album.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded in North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic)

Yemen Anthology I copied from cassette in possession of Rene Bravmann; Yemen Anthology II copied from cassette loaned by Philip Schuyler.

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Documentation: Explanatory notes for each selection.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--Yemen (Republic)
  • Yemenis--Middle East--Middle East

Geographical Names

  • Middle East--Middle East--General Middle East

Form or Genre Terms

  • Field recordings
  • Sound recordings