Raymond Firth Tikopia Collection
Conch shell trumpet
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1CDR0001969 (copy of C333/3)
1952 or 1953
Is part of (Collection)
R. Firth Tikopia Recordings
Tikopia, Solomon Islands
Unidentified (conch shell trumpet), Unidentified (singers)
McLeod, Norma (female)
Item note: Begins with end of song, Tu te roto matuo, followed by conch shell which is used to call people to church. Tape i -III: Music of Tikopia in the Solomon Islands - tapes prepared in 1956 by Norma McLeod for publication by Folkways records from original 1952/3 recordings made by James Spillius, expedition leader Professor Raymond Firth, sponsor: The Australian National University (A.N.U.). Recording note: Each segment (song) of the recording is introduced carefully with correct pronounciation of titles and translations. Recording notes: Recorded for Ethnic Folkways, TS.1956 i.III; duplicate recording is labelled TS. 1973 ii.II.