53 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Field recordings.

  1. Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    7 manuscript folders in 1 box; 64 12-inch acetate-aluminum discs. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.

  2. Jim Metzner collection, 1979-2007

    approximately 27,825 items. 80 containers. 33.6 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field recordist and radio producer. Collection contains research and program sheets mostly that highlight Metzner's work with Pulse of the planet and Sounds of science.

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  3. Willard Rhodes papers, 1938-1979

    140 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet.. 11 photographs : film negatives, black and white.. 39 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 1 photographic print : color ; 3 x 4 in.. 16 field notebooks.. 16 folders.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field notebooks, correspondence, publications, and photographs, related to Willard Rhodes' field expeditions to Native American communities between 1938 and 1952 on behalf of the Library of Congress and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The notebooks contain Rhodes' field notes, transcriptions, translations, and some musical notation, relating to audio recordings of Native American songs. Correspondence (1948-1979) relates primarily to the ten albums of Native American music recorded and edited by Rhodes in the Music of the American Indian series. Tribes recorded by Rhodes include Apache, Bannock, Caddo, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chinook, Choctaw, Comanche, Creek, Delaware, Hopi, Kiowa, Klallam, Lummi, Navajo, Omaha , Paiute, Pawnee, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Quinault, San Ildefonso, Seminole, Shaker, Shoshone, Sioux, Skagit, Taos, Tewa, Tlingit, Tsaiyak, Ute, Washo, Wichita, and Zuni songs. The collections also includes eight government and mission publications from Sioux communities.

  4. Frances Densmore papers, 1883-1957

    3,088 items. 23 containers. 12 linear feet. 9 scrapbooks. 11 boxes (9,500 pages). 76 lantern slides. 19 glass negatives. 5 photographic prints: black-and-white. 1 photograph: black-and-white, phonodeik; 38 feet. 1 drawing: birchbark. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field notebooks, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscripts, scrapbooks, as well as visual material in photographic prints, lantern glass slides and glass plate negatives related to Frances Densmore's collection of Native American music and culture. The materials span 1883 to 1957. The papers include inventories of hundreds of recordings Densmore made over fifty years of studying and preserving American Indian music. The collection includes reprints of Densmore's publications, as well as writings by others. Also included in the collection is a "phonodeik" (a photographic visualization of sound) by Dayton C. Miller and a Chippewa birchbark drawing.

  5. Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969

    1 container. 10.5 linear inches of manuscripts and graphic images; 124 sound recordings, 15 graphic images, 1 item of electronic media. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.

  6. Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999

    3 boxes: 21 folders of manuscripts, 36 sound recordings, graphic images, published materials, and computer disks.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.

  7. Felipe Hinojosa collection of interviews with Latino Mennonites

    44 items.. 2 linear feet.. 44 sound cassettes : analog.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings of approximately 85 hours of oral history interviews with about 20 Latino Mennonites in South Texas, Puerto Rico, Kansas, and Indiana. Topics of the interviews include religious and ethnic community formation; the politics of cultural, religious, and ethnic identity; civil rights and social justice; and interactions between evangelical and mainstream religious groups.

  8. Joseph C. Mele collection of dialect recordings from the University of South Alabama

    346 items.. sound recordings: 346 sound cassettes (C-60) : analog.. manuscripts: 1 folder (17 pages). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio recordings of American English dialects from the University of South Alabama, Doy Leale McCall Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Dialect Tape Center collection created by Professor Joseph C. Mele, a former faculty member, between 1975-1980. The collection includes 346 audiocassettes of 30-minute dialect samples recorded by Mele and other recordists (agents) of individuals in 31 states, as well as 42 recordings of English spoken by non-Americans from 23 different countries. Samples generally consist of two parts: an impromptu monologue and a 44-sentence sequence highlighting each English phoneme.

  9. Judith Lynne Hanna collection, 1963-2009

    1416 items; 4 containers; 3 linear feet.. sound recordings: 16 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. moving images: 8 film reels (4,550 feet) : black-and-white, silent ; 16 mm. moving images: 1 film reel (300 feet) : color, silent ; 16 mm. graphic images: 434 slides : color ; 35 mm. graphic images digital ; 116 tiff files . moving images black-and-white, 8 mov files: black-and-white, sound . manuscripts: approximately 20 folders (3 boxes). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field research collection of silent film, sound recordings, color slides, and manuscripts documenting African dance and events in Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya recorded in 1963 by Judith Lynne Hanna and William John Hanna. 12 rolls of black-and-white film were shot in Ibadan and Umuahia Province, Nigeria; 28 rolls of black-and-white and color film were shot in Kenya, which includes footage of the Kenyan independence from Great Britain celebration, December 12, 1963, and Ethiopia's Haile Selassie I Folklore Ensemble, in Nairobi, Kenya; 14 rolls of film were shot at various locations in Uganda, including National Theater: a Pageant of Uganda, September 12, 1963. Audio recordings document music accompanying the dances and other events. Color slides were taken in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya in 1963. Manuscripts include clippings, programs, and research articles by Judith Lynn Hanna (dated 1965-2009) and Judith Lynne Hanna's description of the film footage and related materials (42 p.)

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  10. Sol Biderman collection, 1954-2004

    8 linear inches of manuscripts. 326 chapbooks. 3 sound recordings. 78 graphic materials. 18 artifacts. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Brazilian chapbooks, xilogravuras woodblock illustrations and woodblocks, sound recordings and additional research material on the subject of Brazilian literatura de cordel collected by Sol Biderman. The collection also includes a play, poems, and other writings by Biderman along with his collection of Chicano corridos and poems.

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