United States, New York, New York City, Kwakiutl Indians, 1938

Author/Composer,etc
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
Title
[United States, New York, New York City, Kwakiutl Indians, 1938] [sound recording] / collected by Franz Boas and George Herzog.
Format
Sound Recording
Musical Recording
Physical description
22 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. + documentation
Performer
Dan Cranmer, vocals, drums.
Recording info
Recorded Nov.-Dec. 1938 by Boas and Herzog at Columbia University in New York City.
Notes
Kwakiutl songs.
Aluminum discs; reproduce from inside outward.
Accompanied by texts in Kwakiutl with English translations prepared by Boas, and item descriptions in English.
Deposited at the Archives of Traditional Music by Herzog; option 1.
Local note
12-1482--1503 (aluminum originals), 12-1504--12-1525 (first generation acetate), 12-1526--12-1545 (first generation aluminum), ATL 333 --338
Contents
  • Stick game songs
  • Love songs
  • Lullabies
  • Story songs
  • Mourning songs
  • Haida dance song
  • Feast songs
  • Gambling songs
  • Xamatsa dance songs, drumming
  • Nootka song
  • Paxalalai song
  • Shaman's song
  • Song of bird-man
  • Chieftainess dances
  • Mela teasing song
  • Fire-throwing dance
  • Echo mask song
  • Baby songs
  • Chinook dance songs
  • "West Coast" dance songs
  • Sea-eagle songs
  • Children's game-song
  • Xwexwe songs
  • Paddling song
  • Speech to address small gathering
  • Memtsaqostolesela song
  • Paxala (lady doctor's) song
  • Heliqayu (winter ceremony) dance song
  • Tug of war song.
Subject
Kwakiutl Indians--Music.
Songs, Kwakiutl.
Singing games--British Columbia.
Love songs--British Columbia.
Lullabies, Kwakiutl.
Laments--British Columbia.
Children's songs--British Columbia.
Kwakiutl Indians--Speeches, addresses, etc.
Local subject
Gambling songs, Kwakiutl.
NE10.
Related name/work
Herzog, George, 1901-1983.
Cranmer, Dan.
Related name
Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Archives of Traditional Music
Call Number
54-235-F ATL 19315--19317
Location
Stacks
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Library
Blmgtn - Archives of Traditional Music
Call Number
ATL 19315
Location
Stacks
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Library
Blmgtn - Archives of Traditional Music
Call Number
ATL 19316
Location
Stacks
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Library
Blmgtn - Archives of Traditional Music
Call Number
ATL 19317
Location
Stacks
text this call number