Brian Moser & Donald Tayler Colombia Collection

Mountain People of Northern Colombia: Sierra Kogi

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  • Recording date

    1960 to 1961

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Moser-Tayler Anglo-Colombian Expedition

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  • Recordist

    Moser, Brian

  • Description

    Item notes: Two flutes and Maracas (ore) - 2 players. [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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