Native American music : paper presentations[, songs and panel discussions]Additional title: Ah loota ga hoo chiAdditional title: I am a female cloudAdditional title: Death of a bird
NamesFirst National Congress on Women in Music (Creator)Higgins-Rosebrook, Jacqueline (Moderator)Higgins-Rosebrook, Jacqueline (Commentator)Wiegand, Kathryn Donovan (Commentator)Vander, Judith (Commentator)Giteck, Janice, 1946- (Commentator)Vander, Judith (Speaker)Wiegand, Kathryn Donovan (Speaker)Giteck, Janice, 1946- (Speaker)Wiegand, Kathryn Donovan (Author)Giteck, Janice, 1946- (Author)Higgins-Rosebrook, Jacqueline (Creator)
First National Congress on Women in Music recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-03-28
Table of Contents[Part 1]: [Excerpt] [Introductions ; Opening remarks] (Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook) -- Session 5 paper presentations: "The song repertoire of four Shoshone women: a reflection of cultural movements and sex roles" / Judith Vander -- "Alice Fletcher and the American Indians: An evaluation of her contribution to ethnomusicology" / Kathryn Donovan Wiegand -- [Unidentified Native American sun dance song] [ends abruptly][Part 2]: [Excerpt] "Singing into life: music of Native American women" (featuring Pomo song: "Ah loota ga ho chi" = I am a female cloud) / Janice Giteck -- [Panel discussion with Janice Giteck, Kathryn Donovan Wiegand, Judith Vander and Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook, with audience members] ; [Excerpt] "The song is the thing" / Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook -- Mourning song: Death of a bird [Tlingit tribe of Alaska] -- [Panel discussion with Janice Giteck, Kathryn Donovan Wiegand, Judith Vander and Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook, with audience members] [Excerpt to end]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1369Shelf locator: *LTC 103 sess. 5 no. 1 (former classmark)
TopicsWomen in musicFletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923Fillmore, John Comfort, 1843-1898Indians of North AmericaShoshoni IndiansOmaha IndiansPomo IndiansTlingit IndiansEthnomusicologyWomen musicians -- United StatesWomen composers -- United States
GenresLecturesPanel discussionsLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Audio slightly erratic.Content: Unidentified piano and vocal music in background (Part 2)Content: Former classmark on original cassette: *LTC 103 (F)Content: Title from original cassette label; additional information from catalog (cassette tapes, schedule of meetings and concerts, and newspaper clippings (, 46,  p.); Available on request.Performers: Judith Vander (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and Kathryn Donovan Wiegand (graduate student in Ethnomusicology, Columbia University), lecturers ; Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook (Seattle, Washington), moderator, lecturer and commentator.Venue: Recorded New York University, New York, N. Y. 1981 March 28.Citation/reference: Forms part of: First National Congress on Women in Music recordings.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio cassette (75:07) : analog, mono
DescriptionAccording to Kathryn Donovan Wiegand's paper, ethnomusicologist Alice Fletcher used John Comfort Fillmore as a technical advisor of transcribing songs from the Omaha tribe, unfortunately using European-based harmonies to temper the natural melodies.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 900005655NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20512987Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7d59ae0-b82b-0133-3bd8-60f81dd2b63c
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