Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Ceremonial, religious, masquerade and acculturated music of the Igbo including Christmas music, Ekwe and Ikoro drumming, highlife, wrestling and dance music, Christian hymns, praise songs, funerals with ikorodo and okobonyi music
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Recordings contain demonstrations of percussion music, drum patterns, and syllabic singing for the Husago, Sovu, Adzida, Agbadza, Nyayito and Sogba dances of the Ewe people of Ghana. The recordings also contains several examples of similar material for the Icila dance of the Lala people of Zambia
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Yeve cult music for ram feast day -- Yeve greeting -- Libational prayers -- Full orchestra performance for funeral of cult member -- Uuyoyro (master drum solo) -- Miscellaneous songs -- Two rounds of Nana Dzaba cult dance -- Processional folksongs commemorating the migration of ancestors --Men's warrior music -- Women's warrior singing -- Old Ewe folksongs -- Fifteen children's playsongs -- Women's puberty festival songs -- Traditional Gabada songs -- Kwame Siedu and his Gabada group -- Gabada dance music with full orchestra -- Gbell songs -- Gbolo dance -- Love songs from Eweland, sung for children's ring games
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Two bands (1 tape reel) of sounds or music from an ensemble of percussion instruments, including gongs, cymbals, and drums, with occasional sounds from a flute, whistle, or other wind instrument
National Library of Australia
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
The collection contains two hundred nineteen music scores owned by percussionist and conductor Jan Williams. The majority of the scores, chiefly from the 1950s to 1990s, contain markings by Williams (and others) for performing the compositions. While some of the performance markings are negligible, others constitute full realizations of aleatoric compositions. In some cases only handwritten notes indicate how a composition was to be performed
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Nez Perce songs of historical significance sung by Sol Webb (Evatone) -- Melda Williams' tape to accompany her master's thesis (songs) -- Nez Perce drummers and dancers -- Sol Webb interviewed by Loran Olsen
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Recordings consist of interviews, feedback interviews, lessons, rituals, and performances primarily on or related to Ge performances. Informants are from various cultural backgrounds including Dan, Wobé, Tura, Mau, Dida, Senufo, Jula (Dyula), Koyaga, and Maninka. Interviews discuss history, terminology, rhythms, spiritual issues, and religion of Ge. Several interviews include biographical information on the informants. Additional interview topics include the manifestation of Ge spirits, the giving of Kola, religious rituals, and individual masks. Feedback interviews include commentary by various performers and informants on videos of events and performances recorded earlier. Recordings of lessons include instruction in drumming, singing, and the Dan (Yacouba) language. Rituals and performances consist of dancing and ceremonies by Ge masks, including Guedro, Guegbadoe, Gbague, Guedror of Locodjrou, Dhutipia, Zaclo, Gua ta Gue of Deoule, Zingbe, Gbingue, and Biansoegue. Additional ... Read More

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