Raymond Firth Tikopia Collection

Body song (Feuku)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:24

  • Cultures

    Tikopia

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0001969 (copy of C333/3)

  • Recording date

    1952 or 1953

  • Is part of (Collection)

    R. Firth Tikopia Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Tikopia, Solomon Islands

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers)

  • Recordist

    Firth, Raymond

  • Speakers

    McLeod, Norma (female)

  • Description

    Item note: Feuku, or body song, referring to sexual organs or the sexual act. 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.

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Body song (Feuku)

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