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Collection of Ethiopian Music

Collection Identifier: AWM 15068-15076
Overview:

Recordings of Ethiopian music collected by ethnomusicologist and Harvard University Professor of Music, Kay Kaufman Shelemay. Included are recordings made in Ethiopia and New York by Prof. Shelemay as well as recordings from the Radio Voice of the Gospel in Addis Ababa. Also included are accompanying materials such as logbooks and interview notes.

The Kay Kaufman Shelemay Syrian-Jewish Collection, 1984 -1993.

Collection Identifier: AWM SC 11800 - 11868
Overview:

Original field recordings of the Syrian-Jewish genre of pizmonim (paraliturgical hymns) as it has evolved from the early 20th century. Fieldwork was conducted in Brooklyn, NY between 1984 and 1993, and in Brooklyn, NY; Deal, NJ; Mexico City; and Jerusalem between 1986 and 1993.