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UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Charles Sleicher recordings (Masai Initiation to Elder Status Ceremony), 1975-08
- Sleicher, Charles
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Charles Sleicher recordings (Masai Initiation to Elder Status Ceremony)
- 1 items : EC - 1 reel (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 7"); WT - 1 reel (7 1/2 ips, 2 tr. stereo, 7"); Duration: 00:32:36
- Collection Number
- Recorded on the south slope of the Ngong Hills, about 20 miles south of Nairobi, Kenya, August 1975.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- 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
Recorded by Charles Sleicher with Sony TC-15252 cassette recorder (with Dolby).
Documentation: Memo to Archives from Charles Sleicher.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Maasai--Africa--Eastern Africa