Endangered Micronesian recordings

A chant for ceremonial occasions

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:16:03

  • Cultures

    Undetermined

  • Shelf mark

    CEAP115/4/99/4

  • Subjects

    Chant

  • Recording date

    1984

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Endangered Archives Programme - EAP115: Collection and digitisation of old music in pre-literate Micronesian society

  • Recording locations

    Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

  • Description

    A chant for ceremonial occasions when the men returned from Polan with stone money, celebrating those who returned, many were lost in battle and at sea. Instrument/Genre: a cappella. Performance in: Undetermined. Medium of original material/tape number: SR8 - tape 1043. Balabat, Rull, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Album name and reference number: Unnamed album. YP_142_04 (CEAP115/4/99). Genre/Subject: Chant. Collection: David Fanshawe, Fanshawe Pacific Collection

  • Related links

    Endangered Archives Programme project page

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