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Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959  Search this
Sabína, Maria  Search this
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Mazatec Indians  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Phonograph records
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Notes by Gordon Wasson, including descriptions and transcriptions of tracks, (7 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Recorded 21-22 July 1956 in the Mazatec Mountains in the northern corner of the State of Oaxaca, in Huautla de Jiménez, Mexico.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence between the studio, producers, and/or performers; original cover art designs; original production materials; business records; and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information:
101. Chjon Nka
102. Chjon Nca Catsin
103. Santo...Nana
104. Papa Papai
105. Na? Al-Ni Tso
106. Santo...Ji Nai...Na
107. Jan Jes Cri...
201. San Pedro
202. Soso Soso...
203. Name of Plants
204. Pedro Martinez
205. "Don't Be Concerned, Old One"
206. Birds
207. Humming, Etc...
208. Soft Singing
209. Finale
Publisher number:
FR 8975 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Mushroom ceremony  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Mazatec Indians--Music  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 8975
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections