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Music of the Maroons [Behind the Scenes Documentary]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-03-10T16:34:12.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_x8hDU4rQL8o

Table ronde sur les origines de Kong, les 1-2-3 novembre 1975 à Kong / responsable de l'organisation, Diabaté Tiégbé Victor ; responsable de la publication, M.J. Derive ; transcripteurs, Bamba Moussa, Diallo Abdoulayé

Author:
Table ronde sur les origines de Kong (1975 : Kong, Côte d'Ivoire)  Search this
Diabaté Tiégbé, Victor  Search this
Derive, M. J  Search this
Université d'Abidjan Institut d'histoire d'art et d'archéologie africains  Search this
Physical description:
504 p., [1] leaf of plates : graph ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Kong (Nord, Côte d'Ivoire)
Date:
1978
1977 [i.e. 1978]
Topic:
Dyula (African people)--History  Search this
Dyula language  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT545.42 .T113 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453922

UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records

Creator:
UNESCO  Search this
Extent:
27 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Date:
circa 1961-2006
Summary:
This collection, which dates from circa 1961-2006, contains audiorecordings from the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World, as well as related business records. Includes recordings of tradition and sacred music from Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Sudan, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Peru, Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, China, Korea, the Solomon Islands, India, Bali, Java, Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Oman, Syria, and Turkey.
Biographical/Historical note:
The UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World included more than a hundred pioneering audio recordings of the world's traditional music published from 1961 to 2003 on a number of different recording labels. The series was launched in 1961 in collaboration with ethnomusicologist Alain Daniélou (1907-1994) and the International Music Council (created by UNESCO in 1949). The recordings in the Collection are mostly field recordings made in situ, in their original context. Each recording is accompanied by scholarly annotations and photographs. Together, these discs are a reflection of the immense variety of music making and of the position music holds within cultures around the globe.
Shared Stewardship of Collections:
The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acknowledges and respects the right of artists, performers, Folklife Festival participants, community-based scholars, and knowledge-keepers to collaboratively steward representations of themselves and their intangible cultural heritage in media produced, curated, and distributed by the Center. Making this collection accessible to the public is an ongoing process grounded in the Center's commitment to connecting living people and cultures to the materials this collection represents. To view the Center's full shared stewardship policy, which defines our protocols for addressing collections-related inquiries and concerns, please visit https://folklife.si.edu/archives#shared-stewardship.
Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Sacred music  Search this
Folk music -- Europe  Search this
Folk music -- Caribbean Area  Search this
Folk music -- South America  Search this
Folk music -- Middle East  Search this
Folk music -- Asia, Central  Search this
Folk music -- Africa  Search this
Folk music -- Australia  Search this
Folk music -- Asia, Southeastern  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Citation:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.UNES
See more items in:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk567c3c14a-5422-48dc-bf32-27eb4e6b311b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-unes

Door

Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 134.9 x 73 x 7.9 cm (53 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
crocodile  Search this
Household  Search this
turtle  Search this
snake  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-134
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys79920cfb9-7216-40f4-87b2-9b92d5a81753
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-134
Online Media:

Cote D'Ivoire

Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Container:
Box 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c65158a8-9022-49b8-9a31-181edd18d8c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref1177

Female figure

Object Name:
sika blawa
Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, gold leaf, glass beads, cloth, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.5 x 6.5 x 7.5 cm (10 13/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Vallée du Bandama or Lacs District, Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Late 19th to early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2001-9-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7700fcbbc-db4a-418c-9e7d-5402ee75d450
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2001-9-1
Online Media:

Figure

Object Name:
nsodie
Maker:
Anyi artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32.7 x 12.1 x 13 cm (12 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Weiss
Object number:
74-24-12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys79ba3a3cd-d870-4f47-931e-5c91aab8644a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_74-24-12
Online Media:

Male figure

Object Name:
blolo bian
Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25 x 6.8 x 6 cm (9 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip L. Ravenhill and Judith Timyan
Object number:
93-1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys704e0d67f-9e0f-4800-a07e-17085f1962d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-1-2

BLK Vol. 2 No. 10

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Interview of:
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
Eldridge Cleaver, American, 1935 - 1998  Search this
Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, American, 1988 - 2003  Search this
Dr. Lenora Fulani, American, born 1950  Search this
Rev. Jesse Jackson, American, born 1941  Search this
Angela Y. Davis, American, born 1944  Search this
Barbara Smith, American, born 1946  Search this
Audre Lorde, American, 1934 - 1992  Search this
Cleo Manago, American, born 1963  Search this
Black Men's Xchange, American, founded 1989  Search this
Rep. Maxine Waters, American, born 1938  Search this
Sabrina Sojourner, American, born 1952  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Dr. Marjorie Hill, American  Search this
AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, American, founded 1987  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Simon Nkoli, South African, 1957 - 1998  Search this
Gay and Lesbian Organization of Witwatersrand, South African, 1988 - 1997  Search this
Madonna, American, born 1958  Search this
Damon Wayans, American, born 1960  Search this
David Alan Grier, American, born 1956  Search this
Foundation for AIDS Research, American, founded 1985  Search this
Eddie Murphy, American, born 1961  Search this
2 Live Crew, American, 1985 - 2014  Search this
The Walt Disney Company, American, founded 1923  Search this
KRS-One, American, born 1965  Search this
Boogie Down Productions, American, 1985 - 1992  Search this
Ebony, American, founded 1945  Search this
Whitney Houston, American, 1963 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, Africa
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Health  Search this
Identity  Search this
Interfaith communities  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Language  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a8496da5-7c40-418e-8e01-9ebee86e1e9b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.23

Musical Sources/ Sources Musicales

Creator:
Takhalov, Suleiman  Search this
Nyabingi Elders  Search this
Performer:
Sukri, Uking  Search this
Sukarna, Ono  Search this
Ibrahim, Lim  Search this
Salilath, Theo  Search this
Manh, Ba  Search this
Van, Tu  Search this
Ma, Son  Search this
Tich, Van  Search this
Zhantsanchoy, D.  Search this
Blanchard, Jean  Search this
Mendoza, Mario  Search this
Khan, Asad Ali, 1937-2011  Search this
Das, Gopal  Search this
Sakalain, Mohamed  Search this
Yadav, Hiralal  Search this
Mansurov, Bahra.m, 1911-1984  Search this
Erguner, Kudsi  Search this
Jrifani, Muhammed  Search this
O-Suwa-Daiko (Musical group)  Search this
Bolonyen Orchestra  Search this
Sabri Brothers  Search this
Mullah Adnan Ensemble  Search this
Collection Creator:
UNESCO  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Indonesian  Search this
Laotians  Search this
Vietnamese  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Cameroon  Search this
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Africans  Search this
Swiss  Search this
Italians  Search this
French  Search this
Ukrainians  Search this
Argentines  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Pakistanis  Search this
Tibetans  Search this
Azerbaijanis  Search this
Turks  Search this
Iraqis  Search this
Syrians  Search this
Egyptians  Search this
Algerians  Search this
Australians  Search this
Baka (West African people)  Search this
Pygmies  Search this
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Banda (African people)  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Aboriginal Australians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
Java (Indonesia)
Indonesia
Laos
Vietnam
Hong Kong
China
Mongolia
Japan
Cameroon
Africa
Central African Republic
Switzerland
Sicily (Italy)
Italy
France
Ukraine
Argentina
Brazil
Canada
Nunavut
Pakistan
India
Tibet (China)
Azerbaijan
Turkey
Iraq
Syria
Egypt
Algeria
Solomon Islands
Australia
Date:
1971
Contents:
Indonesia : music from west Java -- Laos : traditional music of the south -- Viet Nam : Ca Tru & Quan Ho, traditional music -- Hong Kong : instrumental music -- China : Chuida wind and percussive ensembles -- Mongolia : traditional music -- Japan : Shomyo Buddhist ritual ; O-Suwa-Daiko drums -- Cameroon : Baka pygmy music -- Côte d'Ivoire : a Senufo-Fodonon funerary vigil -- Central African Republic : Banda polyphony -- Switzerland : Zäuerli, yodel of Appenzell -- Sicily : music for the Holy Week -- France : bagpipes of central France -- Ukraine : traditional music -- Argentina : tritonic music of the north-west -- Brazil : the Bororo world of sound -- Canada : Inuit games and songs. (cont) Pakistan : the music of the Qawal -- North India : instrumental music of mediaeval India -- India : North Indian folk music -- Tibetan ritual -- Azerbaijan : Azerbaijani Mugam -- Turkey : the Turkish ney -- Iraq : Iqa'at, traditional rhythmic structures -- Syrian Orthodox Church : Antioch liturgy -- Egypt : Taqāsīm & Layālī, Cairo tradition -- Algeria : Sahara, music of Gourara -- Solomon Islands : Fataleka and Baegu music from Malaita -- Australia : aboriginal music.
Track Information:
101 Kacapi Suling: Semarang and Banjapan / Uking Sukri, Ono Sukarna, Lim Ibrahim. Kacapi (Lute),Suling (Musical instrument),Zither.

102 Lot Fay Tay Lang / Theo Salilath. Khene-Calebass.

103 Coi-Gau / Ba Manh, Tu Van, Son Ma, Van Tich. Flute,Violin. Vietnamese language.

104 Pu Pu Chiao.

105 Taizi You / Chinese language.

106 Music for the Horse-Veile / D. Zhantsanchoy.

107 Dai Hannaya Tendoku E / Japanese language.

108 Suwa-Ikazuchi / O-Suwa-Daiko (Musical group). Japanese language.

109 The Water Drum / Water-drum.

110 Li Fugo Nyige / Bolonyen Orchestra.

111 Eci Ameya.

112 Zauerli: Sung in the Inn / Swahili language.

113 La Quarta Spada / Italian language.

114 Le Retour du Jardinier / Jean Blanchard. Bagpipe. French language.

115 Arcan, The Lasso / Ukrainian language.

116 Toque Abrapampeno / Mario Mendoza. Clarinet.

117 The Bororo World of Sound / Portuguese language.

118 Inuit Games and Songs.

119 Ghazal / Sabri Brothers.

120 Raga Darbari Kanada / Asad Ali Khan, Gopal Das, Mohamed Sakalain. Vina,Pakhavaj (Drum),Lute.

121 Kajri / Hiralal Yadav.

122 Part II / Nyabingi Elders.

123 Mugam Humayun / Bahra.m Mansurov. Tar (Lute).

124 Makam Usshak / Kudsi Erguner. Nea. Turkish language.

101 Mukhalif- Maqam Iraqi / Muhammed Jrifani, Mullah Adnan Ensemble.

126 Communion Chant.

127 Sama'I El Aryan / Suleiman Takhalov.

128 Song of the Meherza with Tebel Drum / Drum.

129 Faa Ta Gwouna.

130 Morning Star/ Pigeon and Rain Songs / Didjeridu.
Local Numbers:
UN-COMM-CD-08100-7

UNESCO.8100
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Paris, France Audivis 1971
General:
Commercial

"This compact-disc proposes a selection of 10 new recordings and extracts from 20 reissues [in] the collection, in three series: "Music and Musicians of the world", "Anthology of Traditional Music" and "Traditional Music of Today"--Insert. Compact disc. Description of the Unesco collection with discography (32 p.: ill.) inserted in container.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
World music anthologies  Search this
World music  Search this
Indonesia -- Songs and music  Search this
Gamelan  Search this
Laos -- Songs and music  Search this
Vietnam -- Songs and music  Search this
Music -- China  Search this
Operas, Chinese  Search this
Music -- Japan  Search this
Africa -- Songs and music  Search this
Yodels  Search this
Italy -- Songs and music  Search this
Religious  Search this
Music -- France  Search this
Brazil -- Songs and music  Search this
Canada -- Songs and music  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Pakistan -- Songs and music  Search this
Qawwālī.  Search this
Music -- India  Search this
Tibet (China) -- Songs and music  Search this
Maqām.  Search this
Turkey -- Songs and music  Search this
Chants  Search this
Australia -- Songs and music  Search this
Kacapi (Lute)  Search this
Suling (Musical instrument)  Search this
Zither  Search this
Khene-Calebass  Search this
Flute  Search this
Violin  Search this
Water-drum  Search this
Bagpipe  Search this
Clarinet  Search this
Vina  Search this
Pakhavaj (Drum)  Search this
Lute  Search this
Tar (Lute)  Search this
Nea  Search this
Drum  Search this
Didjeridu  Search this
Shingon (Sect)  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Religion  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Islam  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
World music -- Syria.  Search this
World music -- Pakistan  Search this
Argentina. -- Songs and music  Search this
Indians  Search this
Collection Citation:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.UNES, Item UNESCO.8100
See more items in:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records / Series 2: Audio records / Commercial Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5e5375756-e171-4ca0-a04c-8d06871fd13d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-unes-ref2094

People at Prayer/ Peuples en Priáere

Performer:
Orchestra of the Royal Palace (Cambodia)  Search this
Polyakov, Petr  Search this
Erguner, Kudsi  Search this
Agoumi, Nourredine  Search this
Abdelmasih, Ado  Search this
al-Tahhan, Salim Rijab  Search this
Badjera  Search this
Rifāʻīyah  Search this
Abu Bakr, Sufi  Search this
Tane, Phu Thao  Search this
Seng, Thao  Search this
Bunkeud, Thao  Search this
Cantarini di Risiu  Search this
Moskovskii? novodevichii? monastyr  Search this
Syrian Orthodox Church  Search this
Nyingmapa Monastery of Dehra Dun  Search this
Collection Creator:
UNESCO  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Russians  Search this
Turks  Search this
Syrians  Search this
Yemeni  Search this
Afghans  Search this
Tibetans  Search this
Cambodians  Search this
Laotians  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Indonesian  Search this
Solomon Islanders  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Chileans  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Cubans  Search this
Madagascan  Search this
Africans  Search this
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Portuguese  Search this
French  Search this
Italians  Search this
Mevleviyeh  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Balinese (Indonesian people)  Search this
Fataleka (Solomon Islands people)  Search this
Bororo Indians  Search this
Quechua Indians  Search this
Tepehuán (Tepehuan)  Search this
Aka (African people)  Search this
Pygmies  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
Moscow (Russia)
Russia
Turkey
Syria
Ḥaḍramawt (Yemen : Province)
Yemen
Herat (Afghanistan)
Afghanistan
India
Dehra Dūn (India)
Cambodia
Laos
Japan
Bali (Indonesia : Province)
Indonesia
Solomon Islands
Vanuatu
New Hebrides
Brazil
Chile
Mexico
Durango (Mexico : State)
Guantanamo (Cuba)
Cuba
Madagascar
Central African Republic
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Portugal
Corsica (France)
France
Rusio (France)
Sicily (Italy)
Italy
Tibet (China)
Date:
1971
Contents:
Russia. The King of heaven (2:20) -- Turkey. Saz Semaï in makam Usshak (3:21) -- Syrian Orthodox Church. Takhshifto, sixth mode (Shtithoyo) (extract) (4:12) -- Syria. Islamic ritual Zikr (extract) (3:04) -- Yemen. Tahwîda and khuwaîb (extract) (3:09) -- Afghanistan (Herat). Na't (3:34) -- India. Bhajana (4:23) -- Tibet. Invocation to the Goddess Yeshiki Mamo, Part I (extract) (1:42) -- Cambodia. Pey Kêo (2:43) -- Laos. Pheng Phi Fa (extract) (5:01) -- Japan. Dai Hannya Tendoku E (1:12) -- Bali. Pendet (4:37) -- Solomon Islands. Uunu (2:46) -- Vanuatu. Hymn no. 77 (3:43) -- Brazil. Roia Kurireu (extract) (1:43) -- Chile. Song of the Alféreces and Dances of the Chinos (2:02) -- Mexico. La Susana (3:04) -- Cuba. Cantos de altar (3:59) -- Madagascar. Zanaka tromba (extract) (3:08) -- Central African Republic. Mombimbi (extract) (2:48) -- Côte d'Ivoire. Music of a guardian spirit (3:52) -- Portugal. Misericordia, Meu Deus (1:22) -- Corsica. Sanctus (extract) (1:52) -- Sicily. Gloria (3:08).
Track Information:
101 The King of Heaven / Moskovskii. novodevichii. monastyr, Petr Polyakov. Latin language.

102 Saz Semai in makam Usshak / Kudsi Erguner, Nourredine Agoumi. N-ay,Bendirs.

103 Takhshifto / Ado Abdelmasih, Syrian Orthodox Church.

104 Ritual Zikr / Rifa'iyya

105 Tahwida and khuwaib / Salim Rijab al-Tahhan.

106 Na't / Sufi Abu Bakr.

107 Bhajana.

108 Invocation to the Goddess Yeshiki Mamo / Nyingmapa Monastery of Dehra Dun.

109 Pey Keo b Orchestra of the Royal Palace (Cambodia).g / Kong thom,Tro khmer,Gong,Fiddle,Oboe,Lute.

110 Pheng Phi Fa / Phu Thao Tane, Thao Seng, Thao Bunkeud. Kaen,Cymbals.

111 Dai Hannya Tendoku E.

112 Pendet / Badjera.

113 Uunu- Divinatory Song.

114 Hymn No. 77 (Futuna Hymn Book).

115 Roia Kurireu.

116 Song of the Alfereces (Color bearers) and Dances of the Chinos.

117 La Susana.

118 Cantos de Altar.

119 Zanaka tromba (Little possesion spirits) / Zither,Rattle (Musical instrument).

120 Mombimbi.

121 Music of a guardian spirit.

122 Misericordia Meu Deus / Latin language.

123 Sanctus / Cantarini di Risiu.

124 Gloria / Latin language.
Local Numbers:
UN-COMM-CD-08108-9

UNESCO.8108
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Paris, France Audivis 1971
General:
Commercial

Previously released material, p1971-1999. Program notes and song texts in English and French (19 p.) inserted in container. Compact disc.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
World music anthologies  Search this
prayer  Search this
Religious  Search this
Christmas music  Search this
Islam  Search this
Turkey -- Songs and music  Search this
Syria -- Songs and music  Search this
Afghanistan -- Songs and music  Search this
Bhajans  Search this
Music -- India  Search this
Tibet (China) -- Songs and music  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Cambodia -- Songs and music  Search this
Laos -- Songs and music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Indonesia -- Songs and music  Search this
hymns  Search this
Brazil -- Songs and music  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Music -- Mexico  Search this
Cuba -- Songs and music  Search this
Africa -- Songs and music  Search this
Côte d'Ivoire -- Songs and music  Search this
Music -- France  Search this
Italy -- Songs and music  Search this
Chants  Search this
Nāy  Search this
Bendirs  Search this
Kong thom  Search this
Tro khmer  Search this
Gong  Search this
Violin  Search this
Oboe  Search this
Lute  Search this
Kaen  Search this
Cymbals  Search this
Zither  Search this
Rattle (Musical instrument)  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Religion  Search this
Syriac Christians -- Syria  Search this
Sadhus  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
magic  Search this
Shingon (Sect)  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Harvest  Search this
Altars  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Demoniac possession  Search this
Lent  Search this
World music -- Syria.  Search this
World music -- Chile.  Search this
Afghanistan -- Songs and music  Search this
Mexico -- Songs and music  Search this
Indians  Search this
Collection Citation:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.UNES, Item UNESCO.8108
See more items in:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records / Series 2: Audio records / Commercial Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f455ea41-e95b-4731-b86e-964dad38e75e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-unes-ref2120

Musiques de la terre = Musics of the earth : Instruments surpenants et rares

Performer:
Lebah  Search this
Hamma, Haamidu  Search this
Qassabi, Mansur al  Search this
Khoureissan, Ismail Mohammed  Search this
Bek, Kanchi  Search this
Matyakubov, Matrasul, 1958-  Search this
Latipov, Ābād  Search this
Rasho, Hamo Hassan  Search this
Rasho, Hussein Mohamed  Search this
Rasho, Mohammed Ahmed  Search this
Parvatikar, D. R.  Search this
Salilath, Theo  Search this
Bao, Vinh  Search this
Trần, Văn Khê  Search this
Supria, Pak  Search this
Amat, Pak  Search this
Mahamuudu  Search this
Abdullâh  Search this
Srey-Yim  Search this
Collection Creator:
UNESCO  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Benin  Search this
Niger  Search this
Africans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Sudanese  Search this
Yemeni  Search this
Afghans  Search this
Uzbeks  Search this
Kurds  Search this
Laotians  Search this
Vietnamese  Search this
Cambodians  Search this
Indonesian  Search this
Solomon Islanders  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Aka (African people)  Search this
Banda (African people)  Search this
Berta (African people)  Search this
Khmer (Asian people)  Search this
Javanese (Indonesian people)  Search this
Balinese (Indonesian people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Benin
Niger
Central African Republic
Sudan
Yemen
Afghanistan
Badakhshān (Afghanistan)
Uzbekistan
Kurdistan
India
Laos
Vietnam
Cambodia
Java (Indonesia)
Indonesia
Bali (Indonesia : Province)
Solomon Islands
Brazil
Vietnam
Date:
1971
Contents:
Co.te d'ivoire: Music of a guardian spirit (3:52) --Benin: Music in praise of Oru Suru (4:16) --Niger: Pakapaka (1:25) --Central African Republic: Nzombi (:55) --Eci ameya (1:44) -- Sudan: Al shammasha (1:57) --Yemen: Hakfat (3:41) -- Afghanistan: Chaharrbaiti (2;43) --Badakhshan: Uyman tartur, oyimcha, takanja dandun nars (1:10) --Uzbekistan: Hafif-i saga.h (4:42) --Kurdish music: Mawai wa ragsa (4:13) -- India: Svara mandala (3:04) --Laos: Lot fay tay lang (3:07) -- Viet nam: Improvised prelud in the modal nuance Bac of the Bac mode followed by the two short pieces Binh ban van and Kim tien (3:21) --Cambodia: Bāt phléng khiong & saray andèt (3:04) --Java: Tarawangsa (4:48) --Bali: Gambang suling (4:49) --Solomon Islands: Faa ta gwouna (1:48) -- Brazil: Aije (1:54).
Track Information:
101 Côte d'ivoire: Music of a guardian spirit / Bells,Rattle (Musical instrument).

102 Benin: Music in praise of Oru Suru / Trumpet,Drum,Kakaki.

103 Niger: Pakapaka / Mahamuudu, Haamidu Hamma. Jew's harp,Donndolooru.

104 Central African Republic: Nzombi / Whistle,Mobeke.

105 Eci ameya / Horn (Musical instrument),Ongo.

106 Sudan: Al shammasha / Trumpet,Bulhu (Flute),Waza.

107 Yemen: Hakfat / Mansur al Qassabi, Ismail Mohammed Khoureissan. Flute,Gasaba.

108 Afghanistan: Chaharrbaiti / Abdullâh. Flute,Nai chopani.

109 Badakhshan: Uyman tartur, oyimcha, takanja dandun nars / Kanchi Bek. Drum,Ghichak,Fiddle.

110 Uzbekistan: Hafif-i saga.h / Matrasul Matyakubov, Ābād Latipov. Qoshnai.

111 Kurdish music: Mawai wa ragsa / Hamo Hassan Rasho, Hussein Mohamed Rasho, Mohammed Ahmed Rasho. Z-urn-a.

112 India: Svara mandala / D.R. Parvatikar. Harpsichord.

113 Laos: Lot fay tay lang / Theo Salilath. Kaen.

114 Viet nam: Improvised prelud in the modal nuance Bac of the Bac mode followed by the two short pieces Binh ban van and Kim tien / Bao, Va.n Khe. Tra.rn.. Dan tranh,Zither,Dan ty ba.

115 Cambodia: Bāt phléng khiong & saray andèt / Srey-Yim. Satiev.

116 Java: Tarawangsa / Pak Supria, Pak Amat.. Kacapi (Lute),Tarawangsa (Fiddle).

117 Bali: Gambang suling / Lebah. Flute,Gong.

118 Solomon Islands: Faa ta gwouna / Panpipes.

119 Brazil: Aije.
Local Numbers:
UNESCO.8105
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Paris, France Audivis 1971
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Brazil, Solomon Islands, Bali (Indonesia : Province), Indonesia, Java (Indonesia), Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, India, Kurdistan, Uzbekistan, BadakhshaÕon (Afghanistan), Afghanistan, Yemen, Sudan, Central African Republic, Niger, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire.
General:
Commercial

Compact disc. Compilation of music recorded worldwide, songs sung in their original languages. Previously released. Program notes in English and French (14 p.) inserted in container.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
World music anthologies  Search this
World music  Search this
Maq¯am  Search this
Bells  Search this
Rattle (Musical instrument)  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Drum  Search this
Kakaki  Search this
Jew's harp  Search this
Donndolooru  Search this
Whistle  Search this
Mobeke  Search this
Horn (Musical instrument)  Search this
Ongo  Search this
Bulhu (Flute)  Search this
Waza  Search this
Flute  Search this
Gasaba  Search this
Nai chopani  Search this
Ghichak  Search this
Violin  Search this
Qoshnai  Search this
Zūrnā  Search this
Harpsichord  Search this
Kaen  Search this
Dan tranh  Search this
Zither  Search this
Dan ty ba  Search this
Satiev  Search this
Kacapi (Lute)  Search this
Tarawangsa (Fiddle)  Search this
Gong  Search this
Panpipes  Search this
Funeral music  Search this
Afghanistan -- Songs and music  Search this
Indians  Search this
Collection Citation:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.UNES, Item UNESCO.8105
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UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records / Series 2: Audio records / Commercial Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk586c61e83-0bca-42c0-afca-13d09a16c20f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-unes-ref2191

Festival Recordings: Music and Dance: Soukous: Bakula

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Irvine, Tanya (recorder)  Search this
Luttwak, Joe (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Bakula (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Ghana
Togo
Nigeria
Congo
Senegal
Date:
1997 June 27
1997
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0199-7
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
United States 1997
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 27, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
World music  Search this
Highlife (Music)  Search this
Soukous (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0199
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5e5065247-fa2e-4860-9163-3bc5e00a5b49
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref562

Festival Recordings: Music and Dance: Soukous: Bakula; Nigeria: African Music Ambassadors

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Irvine, Tanya (recorder)  Search this
Luttwak, Joe (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Bakula (Musical group)  Search this
African Music Ambassadors  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Ghana
Togo
Nigeria
Congo
Senegal
Maryland
Langley Park (Md.)
Date:
1997 June 27
1997
Track Information:
101 Highlife / Bakula (Musical group). Guitar,Keyboards (Music).

102 Nigerian Juju and Highlife / African Music Ambassadors. Guitar,Drum,Conga (Drum),Saxophone,Talking drum.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0200-7
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
United States 1997
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 27, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
World music  Search this
Highlife (Music)  Search this
Soukous (Music)  Search this
Juju music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Drum  Search this
Conga (Drum)  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Talking drum  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0200
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk59e8bbfc8-1b6b-49d3-92ef-d3d096bb244c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref563

Festival Recordings: Community Talk: African Immigrant Musical Traditions; Connections to Home; Immigrant Stories

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Taylor, Derek (recorder)  Search this
Butler, Liz (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Bah, Ibrahim Kanja  Search this
Diabaté, Cheikh Amala  Search this
Pereira, Aristide  Search this
Augu-Jones, Chidi  Search this
Franklin, John Whittington, 1952-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Côte d'Ivoire  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Maryland
Mali
Silver Spring (Md.)
Senegal
Date:
1997 July 2
Track Information:
101 African Immigrant Musical Traditions / Ibrahim Kanja Bah.

102 Connections to Home / Cheikh Amala Diabaté. Oud.

103 Immigrant Stories / Aristide Pereira, Chidi Augu-Jones, John Whittington Franklin.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0279-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Oud  Search this
Music -- History and criticism  Search this
Music  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Courtesy  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Fishes  Search this
Friendship  Search this
Community  Search this
Emigration & immigration  Search this
Griots  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0279
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ca2b757b-1f50-4dc5-ad35-9da0fe9bd3b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref642

Three glé heads from the ethnographic collection of the State University of Ghent / William Van Damme

Author:
Van Damme, Wilfried  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Rijksuniversiteit te Gent Ethnological collections  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1989
Topic:
Wee anthropomorphic clay figures (Representations)  Search this
Wee cults  Search this
Wee cult objects  Search this
Mediums  Search this
Call number:
N9 .G4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513337

Eliot Elisofon Field collection

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
14000 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Color slides
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mali
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Benin
Burkina Faso
Egypt
Kenya
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
South Africa
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Central African Republic
Date:
circa 1935-1978
Summary:
This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of circa 14,000 negatives, 30, 0000 slides, 8,000 photographic prints, and 14 boxes of manuscript materials that date from circa 1945-1978.

The photographs document Eliot Elisofon's travels and work in Africa. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. Artisans shown include an Asante weaver making kente cloth in Ghana; a Dogon carver in Mali making a kanaga mask; an Ebrie goldsmith in Cote d'Ivoire; Hausa dyers in Kano, Nigeria; and Nupe beadmakers in Nigeria; as well as artists at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Kinshasa, Congo. Portraits of leaders include the Asante court at Kumase in Ghana; Ebrie chiefs and notables in Cote d'Ivoire; the timi (king) of Ede, a Yourba town, Nigeria; the emir of Katsina, Nigeria; and the Kuba king and his court in the Congo. There are informal portraits showing children of the Kuba royal court dancing, Fulbe women with gold earrings in Mali, Mangbetu women in the Congo, and Maasai elders in Kenya. Masked dances documented include a Dogon dama festival celebration in Mali, an Igbo festival in Nigeria, and Kuba and Pende masked dancers in the Congo. There are also images of Yoruba gelede (men's association) masks in Nigeria. Non-masked dancers shown include Dan professional acrobatic dancers in Cote d'Ivoire, Irigwe dancers in Nigeria, Mangbetu dancers in the Congo, Mbuti dancers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Wodaabe men dancing in Nigeria. Events shown include Hausa riders in chain mail during the Independence Day celebration in Katsina, Nigeria. Images of art in situ include ancestral altars in the King of Benin's palace in Nigeria; Dogon rock paintings in Mali; and Yoruba Shango shrine sculptures in the palace courtyard of timi (king) of Ede in Nigeria. Landscapes include views of mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Animals shown include birds, buffalos, elephants and giraffes. Traditional architecture shown includes Asante shrine houses with raised wall decorations in Ghana, Dogon villages in Mali and mosques in Mopti.

The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.
Biographical/Historical note:
A photographer best known for his work in Life magazine. Elisofon worked as a free-lance magazine photographer from 1933 to 1937, as a staff photographer for Life from 1933 to 1937 and on photographic assignments for various magazines, including the Smithsonian magazine, from 1942 to 1945. Elisofon traveled extensively in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America documenting the peoples of these lands as well as their arts and environments. A founding member and curatorial associate of the private Museum of African Art, which in 1981 became the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), Elisofon bequeathed his collection of African photographs to the museum when he died in 1973. To honor Elisofon's contribution to the understanding of African art and culture, NMAfA named its archives after him.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Color slides
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo763575c19-5f10-470a-af8b-75ebd1c82664
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1973-001
Online Media:

1989.0438.2934, Poster in commemoration of Expo '70 held in Osaka, Japan in 1970. Marked "EXPO '70 [/] COTE D'IVOIRE;" Japanese characters; painting, "Cote D'Ivoire" by Montels; black and white sketch of Ivory Coast Republic Pavilion

Collection Collector:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 97
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
23 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.; 59.3725 x 84.1375 cm
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but two oversize folders are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, 1841-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection / Series 4: Oversize Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cd9085c4-0366-4c4a-85df-b6a2f5d2e918
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0519-ref1394

Marli Shamir collection

Photographer:
Shamir, Marli  Search this
Extent:
33 Negatives (photographic) (color, 35mm)
1790 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
1,519 Color slides (35mm)
Culture:
San (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Fulani  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Color slides
Photographic print
Place:
Djenné (Mali)
Mali
Ivory Coast
Burkina Faso
Timbuktu (Mali)
Mali, -- Bamako
Niger
Mopti (Mali)
Israel
Date:
1966-1976
Summary:
Collection dates from 1966 to 1976 and includes 1,817 black and white negatives, 1,519 35mm color slides, several hundred prints, and manuscript materials. Locations include Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Israel, Mali, and Niger and depict agriculture, architecture, especially mosques, landscapes, marketplaces, masquerade and musical performances, sculptures, and textiles. Peoples depicted include the Bambara, Bella, Bozo, Dogon, Fulani, Gao, Mandingo, San, Songhai, and Tuarag peoples.
Scope and Contents:
This collection dates from 1966 to 1976 and includes 1,817 black and white negatives, 1,519 35mm color slides, several hundred prints, and manuscript materials. Images were taken in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Israel, Mali, and Niger and depict agriculture, architecture, especially mosques, landscapes, marketplaces, masquerade and musical performances, sculptures, textiles. Peoples depicted include the Bambara, Bella, Bozo, Dogon, Fulani, Gao, Mandingo, San, Songhai, and Tuarag peoples.
Arrangement:
Arranged in four series, according to format.

Series 1: Negatives

Series 2: Slides

Series 3: Photographic Prints

Series 4: Manuscript Materials
Biographical / Historical:
Marli Shamir (1919-2016) was an Israeli photographer known for her extensive work in Mali, the Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso from 1966-1973. Born and raised in Berlin, Shamir started studying photography during her teenage years and took photography classes at the Contempora Lehrateliers für neue Werkkunst (1934-1937).

In 1938, she was forced to immigrate to Israel where she initially lived in a kibbutz. From 1941-1943, she worked at the mineralogy department of the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, and then opened her own studio in Jerusalem in 1945. In 1953, she married Meir Shamir, a former Israeli Diplomat-Ambassador, and from 1966-1973 she lived successively in Mali, Gabon and Cote d'Ivoire. She held a particular fascination with architecture, monuments, mosques, arts and habitants.

During her stay in Mali, she met Pascal James Imperato with whom she wrote the article "Bokolanfini Mud Cloth of the Bamana of Mali" (African Arts, 1970). In 1976, she produced the exhibition Sahel at the Israeli museum in Jerusalem, which focused on the rural and urban architecture and people of the Sahel. The exhibition toured in Europe later that year. From 1977-1981, she lived in Strasbourg, where she focused on documenting the new style of architecture in Mali. Her work on this project is stored at the Center of Documentation in Strasbourg.

In 2005, a book devoted to her photographs from Mali was published by the Grandvaux French Edition House. The National Poet of Mali, Albakaye Ousmane Kounta, collaborated with Shamir on a book of poetry, Djenney-Ferey –La terre habitee (published by Grandaux, 2007), which is illustrated with Shamir's photographs. Shamir passed away in 2016 at the age of 93.
Related Materials:
The Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives also holds another collection of Shamir's photographs, EEPA 1995-025.
Provenance:
Purchased, 2013
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Slides (Photography)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic print
Citation:
Marli Shamir collection, EEPA 2013-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-009
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Marli Shamir collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c5155d06-bf33-40ad-a358-bc1731c83cfe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2013-009
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African Postcard Collection

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
61 Volumes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Postcards
Place:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Côte d'Ivoire
Mozambique
Morocco
Mali
Namibia
Rwanda
Niger
Nigeria
Somalia
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Uganda
Senegal
Kenya
Liberia
Ghana
Guinea
Mauritania
Madagascar
Malawi
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Gabon
Egypt
Eritrea
Africa
Date:
1898-[ongoing]
Summary:
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by country and topic
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014
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African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7db935b22-d87f-4afd-95bb-b2f1180fcf9d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-014
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