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[Afghanistan, 1969-1975] / collected by Louis Dupree.
Date
1969
Main contributor
Dupree, Louis, 1925-1989.
Contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.
Subjects
Songs, Persian; Songs, Uzbek; Love songs; Funeral music; Sounds; Circus
Location
Afghanistan
Collection
Archives of Traditional Music
Unit
Archives of Traditional Music
Languages
Persian; Uzbek
Terms of Use
Archival use and reproduction for non-profit educational and research purposes; Archives of Traditional Music.
Physical Description
24 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 5 in.
Notes

Music and sounds from Afghanistan.

Documentation contains contextual descriptions for each performance, information on performance venues, performers, instruments, languages, song genres, and the holidays or events during which the recordings were made.

Local Note

OT 5910--5933

MDPI

Performers

Numerous named and unnamed performers.

Statement of Responsibility

collected by Louis Dupree.

Contents

Sounds of Jeshn -- Chant of Tawis seller -- Sounds outside the circus tent -- Circus play -- Turah jan (heroic epic) -- Tea-house sounds --Love songs -- Jokes -- Dance music -- Love ballads -- Village sounds -- Songs of war and love -- Sounds of animals -- Women wailing at a funeral.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded by Louis Dupree between 1969 and 1975 in Afghanistan.

Other Identifier
Catalog Key: 2064960