Brian Moser & Donald Tayler Colombia Collection

Amazonas

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Stephen Hugh-JonesThe word "chiruru" is mistaken. These are panpipes called 'carizo / carizos in the local Spanish of the Vaupés and called 'wewo' in the Makuna and Barasana indigenous languages spoken in the Pirá-paraná
Posted by Stephen Hugh-Jones on 22/11/2015

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:16:32

  • Cultures

    Tucano

  • Shelf mark

    C207/55

  • Recording date

    1960 to 1961

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Moser-Tayler Anglo-Colombian Expedition

  • Recording locations

    Amazonas, Colombia

  • Recordist

    Moser, Brian

  • Description

    Item notes: 1. Canoe making in forest; 2. The "Aji treatment"; 3. Chiruru panpipe dance (filming); 4. Early morning birdsong. [see accompanying booklet for Tayler, Donald: "The Music of Some Indian Tribes of Colombia", pp.19-29 - open access in Humanities 2 - HUS789.2982]

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The word "chiruru" is mistaken. These are panpipes called 'carizo / carizos in the local Spanish of the Vaupés and called 'wewo' in the Makuna and Barasana indigenous languages spoken in the Pirá-paraná

Posted by Stephen Hugh-Jones, EmeritusResearchAssociate, Univ of Cambridge, Dept. of Social Anthropology on 22/11/2015 18:37:00