Raymond Firth Tikopia Collection

Dirges

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:24

  • Cultures

    Tikopia

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0001990 (copy of C333/40)

  • Recording date

    1952 or 1953

  • Is part of (Collection)

    R. Firth Tikopia Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Solomon Islands

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers)

  • Recordist

    Firth, Raymond

  • Description

    Item note: Dirges, very short extracts. 1952/3: Music from Tikopia in the Solomon Islands. Recordings by James Spillius, expedition leader Professor Raymond Firth, sponsor: The Australian National University (A.N.U.). Re-recorded for Ethnic Folkways by Norma McLeod, in 1956 and 1973.

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Dirges

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