UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Japanese Ensemble, 1972-02-26

Overview of the Collection

University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Japanese Ensemble
6 items  :  3 film reels (16mm, color, sound, silent); OT-1 reel (3 3/4 ips, 1/4 tr. stereo, 7"); WT-2 reels (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 10"); Duration: 1:29:30
Collection Number
Concert recorded at Wesleyan University, 2/26/72.
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

Music for koto, shakuhachi, and voice.

WT (work tape) made from tape which includes a recording of Krishna Sanyal, sitar, recorded at Wesleyan 3/6/72 and given the ID # AW1 North India 72-15.1-2.

Contents: (Tape side A) - Haru No Kyoku (Music of Spring) by Yoshizawa Kengyo (2 kotos/shakuhachi); Aki Shizuka (Quiet Autumn) by Nakanoshima Kin'ichi (solo koto); Yuya by Yamada Kengyo (koto, shamisen, shakuhachi); (Tape side B) - Shika No Tōne (Distant Sound of Deer) by Kurosawa Kinko (2 shakuhachi version); ("probably a Nagauta piece") (voice, shamisen); Sarashi (koto, shamisen, shakuhachi) (some contents information provided by J.C. Vincent)

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

FilmsReturn to Top

3 films
Description Dates
S110 orig. Japanese Folk. Ens.
1 film reel, 16mm, color : Camera Original
S110 Japanese Folk Ensemble- mag
1 film reel, 16mm, sound : Magnetic Sound
S110 Japanese Folk Ensemble -WP
1 film reel, 16mm, color : Work Print

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Asia
  • Japan