Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Kadri Gopalnath/Saxophone, 1987-05-02

Overview of the Collection

Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Laurel Sercombe concert recordings: Kadri Gopalnath/Saxophone
9 items  :  Original tapes (OT) - 2 VHS (digital audio recording, SP, stereo); Earliest copies (EC) - 5 open reels (7 1/2 ips, stereo, 1/2 tracks, 7 in.); Working tapes (WT) - 2 DATs (digital, stereo)
Collection Number
Concert recorded at the University of Washington in Kane Hall, Room 210, 1987 May 2; performance co-sponsored by the UW Ethnomusicology Division and Ragamala. Recorded by Laurel Sercombe.
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

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Equipment: Panasonic PV-6000, Sony PCM-F1, Neumann KM-83 mics (omnis).

Concert recorded by Laurel Sercombe for Archives.

Performers: Kadri Gopalnath/saxophone; T.T. Srinivasan/violin; S. Ramakrishnan/mrdangam; (electronic sruti box).

Durations of analog reels in EC set: 43:20, 39:00, 36:50, 42:00, 9:00.

Duration (WT): 2:54:25.

Documentation: Flyer, hand-written log for digital audio recording.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Original tapesReturn to Top

2 videotapes
87-18.1: VHS 1
87-18.2: VHS 2

Earliest copiesReturn to Top

5 audiotapes
87-18.3: Reel 1
87-18.4: Reel 2
87-18.5: Reel 3
87-18.6: Reel 4
87-18.7: Reel 5

Working tapesReturn to Top

2 audiotapes
87-18.1: DAT 1
87-18.2: DAT 2

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--India
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • South India

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound Recordings
  • Video recordings

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Gopalnath, Kadiri (performer)
    • Ramakrishnan, S. (performer)
    • Srinivasan, T. N., 1933- (performer)