The Resource African and Afro-American drums, (sound recording)

African and Afro-American drums, (sound recording)

Label
African and Afro-American drums
Title
African and Afro-American drums
Subject
Genre
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • technical and or historical information on instruments
  • historical information
  • ethnological information
  • music
  • other
Cataloging source
MNB
Date time place
Recorded in various places by Leo Verwilghen, André Didier, Moses Asch, Melville J. Herskovits, and others
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
M146
LC item number
.A42 1998
PerformerNote
Played by native or local musicians
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drum language
  • Percussion music
  • Folk music
  • Folk music
  • Blacks
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Drum language
  • Folk music
  • Percussion music
  • Africa
  • Caribbean Area
Label
African and Afro-American drums, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Smithsonian Folkways: F-4502 (additional no. on container: FE-4502)
  • Reissue, on demand. Originally released: New York : Folkways Records, 1954. FE 4502. Also released in 1990 as audio cassette set
  • Contains drum rhythms from the Bahamas, Brazil, Congo, Cuba, Equatorial Africa, Haiti, Jamaica, Madagascar, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Ruanda, South Africa, Surinam, United States, and the Virgin Islands
  • Contents listed on container are in error; contents note taken from booklet, times from disc
  • Program notes by Harold Courlander (11 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm., folded.)
Accompanying material
notes.
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • (2:40)
  • Nigeria (Yoruba):
  • Harvest festival
  • (2:52) ; Music in praise of a chief
  • (3:07) ; Drums for the deity Orishania
  • (2:22)
  • Belgian Congo (Bambala):
  • Dance drums
  • (2:01) ; Slit-log talking drum
  • (1:16)
  • Ruanda (Watutsi):
  • South Africa (Zingili):
  • Ndlamu dance drums
  • (2:39)
  • Madagascar (Mahafaly):
  • Festival drumming
  • (3:06)
  • Puerto Rico:
  • Bomba dance
  • (2:34)
  • Bahamas:
  • Ceremonial drums
  • Jumping dance
  • (3:23)
  • Cuba:
  • Djuka dance
  • (1:03)
  • Cuba:
  • Lucumi drums
  • (1:07)
  • Haiti:
  • Quitta seche dance
  • (4:37, 3:32)
  • (3:19)
  • Haiti:
  • Juba dance
  • (1:54)
  • Jamaica:
  • Cumina drums
  • (1:14)
  • Brazil:
  • Four rhythms for the deity Eshu
  • (3:49)
  • Equatorial Africa (Baya):
  • Brazil:
  • Four rhythms for the deity Ogoun
  • (3:58)
  • Virgin Islands:
  • Bamboula dance
  • (1:16)
  • Surinam:
  • Djuka drums
  • (1:44)
  • United States:
  • Dance drums
  • Jazz drumming by Baby Dodds
  • (2:08)
  • United States, New York:
  • Children's street band
  • (1:48)
  • (3:12)
  • Equatorial Africa (Badouma):
  • Stamping tubes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in., in jewel box +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (61 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital, mono.
Publisher number
  • F-4502
  • FE-4502
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43316363
  • (OCoLC)ocm43316363
System details
Compact disc. Analog recording. No SPARS: AAD?
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
African and Afro-American drums, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Smithsonian Folkways: F-4502 (additional no. on container: FE-4502)
  • Reissue, on demand. Originally released: New York : Folkways Records, 1954. FE 4502. Also released in 1990 as audio cassette set
  • Contains drum rhythms from the Bahamas, Brazil, Congo, Cuba, Equatorial Africa, Haiti, Jamaica, Madagascar, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Ruanda, South Africa, Surinam, United States, and the Virgin Islands
  • Contents listed on container are in error; contents note taken from booklet, times from disc
  • Program notes by Harold Courlander (11 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm., folded.)
Accompanying material
notes.
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • (2:40)
  • Nigeria (Yoruba):
  • Harvest festival
  • (2:52) ; Music in praise of a chief
  • (3:07) ; Drums for the deity Orishania
  • (2:22)
  • Belgian Congo (Bambala):
  • Dance drums
  • (2:01) ; Slit-log talking drum
  • (1:16)
  • Ruanda (Watutsi):
  • South Africa (Zingili):
  • Ndlamu dance drums
  • (2:39)
  • Madagascar (Mahafaly):
  • Festival drumming
  • (3:06)
  • Puerto Rico:
  • Bomba dance
  • (2:34)
  • Bahamas:
  • Ceremonial drums
  • Jumping dance
  • (3:23)
  • Cuba:
  • Djuka dance
  • (1:03)
  • Cuba:
  • Lucumi drums
  • (1:07)
  • Haiti:
  • Quitta seche dance
  • (4:37, 3:32)
  • (3:19)
  • Haiti:
  • Juba dance
  • (1:54)
  • Jamaica:
  • Cumina drums
  • (1:14)
  • Brazil:
  • Four rhythms for the deity Eshu
  • (3:49)
  • Equatorial Africa (Baya):
  • Brazil:
  • Four rhythms for the deity Ogoun
  • (3:58)
  • Virgin Islands:
  • Bamboula dance
  • (1:16)
  • Surinam:
  • Djuka drums
  • (1:44)
  • United States:
  • Dance drums
  • Jazz drumming by Baby Dodds
  • (2:08)
  • United States, New York:
  • Children's street band
  • (1:48)
  • (3:12)
  • Equatorial Africa (Badouma):
  • Stamping tubes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in., in jewel box +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (61 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital, mono.
Publisher number
  • F-4502
  • FE-4502
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43316363
  • (OCoLC)ocm43316363
System details
Compact disc. Analog recording. No SPARS: AAD?
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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