Endangered Micronesian recordings

A chant for ceremonial occasions

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:12:06

  • Cultures

    Undetermined

  • Shelf mark

    CEAP115/4/99/5

  • 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. Second performance of the same chant as on YP_142_04. Instrument/Genre: a cappella. Performance in: Undetermined. Medium of original material/tape number: SR8 - tape 1044. Balabat, Rull, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Album name and reference number: Unnamed album. YP_142_05 (CEAP115/4/99). Genre/Subject: Chant. Collection: David Fanshawe, Fanshawe Pacific Collection

  • Related links

    Endangered Archives Programme project page

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