The Resource Music of the Vai of Liberia, recorded by [Jeanne Monts and] Lester P. Monts, (electronic resource)

Music of the Vai of Liberia, recorded by [Jeanne Monts and] Lester P. Monts, (electronic resource)

Label
Music of the Vai of Liberia
Title
Music of the Vai of Liberia
Statement of responsibility
recorded by [Jeanne Monts and] Lester P. Monts
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
  • men
  • ara
  • men
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • technical information on music
  • bibliography
  • historical information
  • ethnological information
Cataloging source
ALSTP
Date time place
Recorded in Liberia between 1977 and 1981
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
M1627
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alexander Street Press
  • Monts, Jeanne
  • Monts, Lester Parker
Series statement
  • Ethnic folkways library
  • Smithsonian global sound for libraries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk songs, Mende
  • Songs, Arabic
  • Vai (African people)
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk songs, Mende
  • Songs, Arabic
  • Vai (African people)
  • Liberia
Label
Music of the Vai of Liberia, recorded by [Jeanne Monts and] Lester P. Monts, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Ethnic Folkways Records: FE 4388
  • Program notes by Lester P. Monts (8 p. : ill.) in original container
  • Songs and dance music ; sung in Vai, Mende or Arabic
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Contents
Sande Ziawa song (1:55) -- Topical song (3:25) -- Masked dancer song (:55) -- Masked dancer song for Bowu (1:28) -- Masked dancer song for Zoba (1:35) -- Sangba rhythms for Bowu (2:10) -- Historical song (:52) -- Koningai music and story (4:44) -- Topical song (4:07) -- Children's game song (1:36) -- Muslim anthems (2:22) -- Arabic birthing song (1:43) -- Kleng rhythms for Yavi (2:11) -- Storytelling (8:34) -- Topical song (5:10)
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (43 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)689536911
  • (OCoLC)ocn689536911
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Music of the Vai of Liberia, recorded by [Jeanne Monts and] Lester P. Monts, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Ethnic Folkways Records: FE 4388
  • Program notes by Lester P. Monts (8 p. : ill.) in original container
  • Songs and dance music ; sung in Vai, Mende or Arabic
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Contents
Sande Ziawa song (1:55) -- Topical song (3:25) -- Masked dancer song (:55) -- Masked dancer song for Bowu (1:28) -- Masked dancer song for Zoba (1:35) -- Sangba rhythms for Bowu (2:10) -- Historical song (:52) -- Koningai music and story (4:44) -- Topical song (4:07) -- Children's game song (1:36) -- Muslim anthems (2:22) -- Arabic birthing song (1:43) -- Kleng rhythms for Yavi (2:11) -- Storytelling (8:34) -- Topical song (5:10)
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (43 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)689536911
  • (OCoLC)ocn689536911
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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