Brian Moser & Donald Tayler Colombia Collection

Mountain People of Northern Colombia: Guajira

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Janet Topp FargionSong, female singer
Posted by Janet Topp Fargion on 13/12/2012

Janet Topp FargionSongs
Posted by Janet Topp Fargion on 13/12/2012

Janet Topp FargionJew's harp
Posted by Janet Topp Fargion on 13/12/2012

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:11:28

  • Shelf mark

    C207/3

  • Recording date

    1960 to 1961

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Moser-Tayler Anglo-Colombian Expedition

  • Recording locations

    La Guajira, Colombia

  • Recordist

    Moser, Brian

  • Description

    Item notes: 1. Birdsong (trial) in Mangle swamp bordering the sea; 2. Trompa (jews harp) - Kekencho; 3. Trompa - Francisco; 4. Song - Francisco; 5. Guajirans talking; 6. Song - Eugenia; 7. Song (2 parts) - Francisco; 8. Song (3 parts) - Clarita. [The Mountain People of Northern Colombia (from the area known as the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta), as documented in the articles in "Recorded Sound" (1968, nos. 29-32, open access in Humanities 2: HUS050), fall into 3 distinct groups; the Kogi [alternate name for Cogui] of the northern Sierra, the Sáha [Malayo] in the east, and the largest group, the Ika [alternate name for Ica] living on the southern Sierra.]

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[7:30]

Song, female singer

Posted by Janet Topp Fargion, Lead Curator, WTM, British Library on 13/12/2012 11:51:00

[6:37]

Songs

Posted by Janet Topp Fargion, Lead Curator, WTM, British Library on 13/12/2012 11:50:00

[1:43]

Jew's harp

Posted by Janet Topp Fargion, Lead Curator, WTM, British Library on 13/12/2012 11:45:00

Mountain People of Northern Colombia: Guajira

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