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Collection Source:
Cutipa Lima, Juan de Dios  Search this
California Academy of Sciences. Anthropology Department  Search this
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Collection Author:
Zorn, Elayne  Search this
57 Sound recordings (57 cassette tapes)
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the audio cassettes in this series are recordings Zorn made at festivals and fiestas, or holidays, during her time in Andean Bolivia and Peru in the late 1980's. Many of the recordings feature traditional Andean istruments which include the charango, a stringed instrument, sikus, pan pipes and quenas, flutelike instruments. The sikuri style of music includes several siku players accompanied by a drummer. There are several different styles of sikuris, one recorded by Zorn is called Jula Jula.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Collection Title, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
NMAI.AC.022, Subseries 6.1
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Elayne Zorn Collection
Elayne Zorn Collection / Series 6: Audio-Visual Materials
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian