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Provides access to historic field recordings from around the world, alongside supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata.
Includes 2,000 hours of audio recordings from field expeditions around the world, particularly from the 1960s through the 1980s, the dawn of ethnomusicology as a codified discipline. Contains comprehensive surveys of regional music, including Mark Slobin’s survey of Afghan music, Nazir Jairazbhoy’s survey of classical Indian music, and Hugh Tracey’s survey of southern and central African music. Where possible, the audio in this collection is presented along with its contextual materials, totaling more than 10,000 pages of field notes and 150 hours of film footage.
Coverage: Varies - emphasis on the 1960s -1980s
Vendor: Alexander Street Press
Producer: Alexander Street Press
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users