Defense, Reel No. 1, 1970-05-25
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Extent1 collection (Original deposit: Sound recordings (22 acetate and polyester audio tape reels, 7 VHS PAL videocassettes); one folder of original reel boxes with notes in Russian.)
Recordings were made in the village of Namtsy on May 25, 1970 in the home of G.A. Priadeznikov. Performers include Samson Yegorovich (last name unknown, b. 1901), G.A. Priadeznikov and his daughter Zinaida Priadeznikova, “white” shaman and healer Vasiliy Egorovich Protopopov (90 years old), and others. Folklorist Piotr Nikiforovich Popov participated in the recordings.
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