Film and video of the ethnomusicology collection of Laura C. Boulton, shot primarily by Dr. Boulton among traditional peoples around the world. (See inventory attached to agreement).
Collection contains supplementary material: associated texts, sound recordings, annotations, sound logs, and field notes.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
The Columbia University Center for Ethnomusicology has the Laura Boulton Collection of Traditional Music; the Harvard University Archive of World Music (Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library) houses Boulton's liturgical music collection; the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress contains wax cylinders, aluminum discs and reel-to-reel tapes of Boulton's field recordings of traditional vocal and instrumental music worldwide; and Smithsonian Folkways has the originals of recordings Boulton made for Folkways Records.
Received from the Laura Boulton Foundation in 1987.
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Sambalga (3:18) --Chant de travail pour les cultivateurs (3:14) --Chant de louanges en l'honneur des Chefs (2:25) -- Zataou (2:08) --Babai. (2:48) --Babai. (2:03) --Idina Mariana (2:44) --Agali (3:10) --Chant pour les cultivateurs (3:30) -- Bako (3:14) --Sara (2:13) --Dinari (2:07) --Chant pour les forgerons (2:23) --Mamani (2:36) --Musique pour la danse (3:19).
Descriptive notes by the compiler, Tolia Nikiprowetzky ( p., ill.) bound in container. Production notes: Recorded in Niger in 1963.
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.