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The Marie-Thérèse, Baroness Ullens de Schooten Collections at Harvard University of original ethnographic sound recordings, radio transmissions, and film soundtracks, ca. 1951-1972.
FOUND IN: Eda Kuhn Loeb Music LibraryCollection Identifier: AWM RL 16060-16170
Overview: The sound recordings in this collection were made by Marie-Thérèse, Baroness Ullens de Schooten in Iran between 1951 and 1972. These are primarily field recordings of music, ceremonies, and scenes from daily life of some of the major nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes, including the Qashqā'ī and the Bakhtiari peoples of the west and the south, as well as the Baluchi, Kurds and Turkmen, and Sufi dervishes. The collection also contains recordings of radio transmissions from Radio Iran in Tehran,...