Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe

Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe

nationals and African students through the sound archive. From such perspective
on the circulation of knowledge and its accessibility in African institutions, the
outcome of academic literature will contribute to the curriculum transformation in
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Author: Luis Gimenez Amoros

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429012570

Category: Music

Page: 132

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Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe analyses the revitalisation and repatriation of historical recordings from the largest sound archive in Africa, the International Library of African Music (ILAM). It provides a postcolonial study on the African sound archive divided into three historical periods: the colonial period offers a critical analysis on how ILAM classifies its music through ethnic and linguistic groups; the postcolonial period reconsiders postcolonial nationhood, new/old mobility and cultural border crossing in present Africa; and the recent period of repatriation focuses on the author’s revitalisation of the sound archive. The main goal of this study is to reconsider the colonial demarcations of southern African mbira music provided by the International Library of African Music (ILAM). These mbira recordings reveal that the harmonic system used in different lamellophones (or mbiras) in southern Africa is musically related. The analysis of sound archives in Africa is an essential tool to envision the new ways in which African culture can be directed not only from postcolonial notions of nationhood or Afrocentric discourses but also for the necessity of bringing awareness of the circulation of musical cultures from and beyond colonial African borders.
Categories: Music

Sound Archive

Sound Archive

Innovative and unusual, this collection utilizes humor and satire to subvert the readers' expectations about what it might mean to be a woman writing against the background of two formidable traditions--that of Welsh-speaking Wales and of ...

Author: Nerys Williams

Publisher: Seren Books/Poetry Wales PressLtd

ISBN: 1854115383

Category: Poetry

Page: 64

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In her innovative debut collection, Nerys Williams crafts poetry that disrupts classical narrative and is spiked with jarring word choices and punctuation. The poems often spring from a description of a landscape, but are ultimately more concerned with perceptions and values than their ostensible subjects. Innovative and unusual, this collection utilizes humor and satire to subvert the readers’ expectations about what it might mean to be a woman writing against the background of two formidable traditions—that of Welsh-speaking Wales and of English literature.
Categories: Poetry

Sound Archives

Sound Archives

Author: David Lance

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105042572896

Category: Archives

Page: 218

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Categories: Archives

The Special Operations Executive SOE in Burma

The Special Operations Executive  SOE  in Burma

Sound Archive Sergeant Frederick Bailey (Sound Archive interview number
11752). Captain Robert Barron (Sound Archive interview number 10887). Major
Robert Boiteaux-Burdett (Sound Archive interview number 9851). Sergeant
Ronald ...

Author: Richard Duckett

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781786732729

Category: History

Page: 314

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In the mountains and jungles of occupied Burma during World War II, British special forces launched a series of secret operations, assisted by parts of the Burmese population. The men of the SOE, trained in sabotage and guerrilla warfare, worked in the jungle, deep behind enemy lines, to frustrate the puppet Burmese government of Ba Maw and continue the fight against Hirohito's Japan in a theatre starved of resources. Here, Richard Duckett uses newly declassified documents from the National Archives to reveal for the first time the extent of British special forces' involvement - from the 1941 operations until beyond Burma's independence from the British Empire in 1948. Duckett argues convincingly that `Operation Character' and `Operation Billet' - large SOE missions launched in support of General Slim's XIV Army offensive to liberate Burma - rank among the most militarily significant of the SOE's secret missions. Featuring a wealth of photographs and accompanying material never before published, including direct testimony recorded by veterans of the campaign and maps from the SOE files, The SOE in Burma tells a compelling story of courage and struggle in during World War II
Categories: History

William Haggar

William Haggar

Outside the Works: William advertises the show (National Screen and Sound
Archive of Wales) Desperate Poaching Affray: The Poachers (Sid Griffiths and
Will Haggar) surprised by the gamekeepers (National Screen and Sound Archive
of ...

Author: Peter Yorke

Publisher: Accent Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781908262646

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 216

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Biography of William Haggar, a pioneer of the cinema. Written by Haggar's great-grandson, the book draws on oral reminiscences, unpublished family memoirs and contemporary press reports. It tells the rags-to-riches story of a travelling theatrical who became one of Britain's select band of pioneer film-makers. Containing information on Victorian portable theatres, fairground bioscope shows and Haggar's films, it is a "must" for anyone interested in the popular entertainment of 100 years ago. Contents: - Ten chapters deal with Haggar's life (1851-1925) from his birth at Dedham, Essex, via forty years of travelling with portable theatres and his own Bioscope Exhibition, to respected retirement in Aberdare, South Wales. The last chapter relates the subsequent rediscovery of his films and the recognition of their pioneering quality. - Illustrations include contemporary family portraits, photographs of his huge ornate bioscope sh ow-fronts and stills from his films. - Eight factual appendices provide supporting lists and descriptions of plays and films; and the full texts of particular newspaper articles alluded to in the main narrative. - Notes on sources of information, references and other details. The author, William Haggar's great-grandson Peter Yorke was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, Bristol, and Pembroke College, Cambridge, graduating in Classics in 1960. Much of his working life was spent representing the University of East Anglia, Norwich, as client to architects, consultants and contractors constructing the then "new university". Retiring in 1996 and moving to Dorset, he has researched his great-grandfather's life and times, travelling throughout England and Wales and to Australia to meet his Haggar relatives to consult their memories for inclusion in this book.
Categories: Performing Arts

International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

Access to sound archives Unlike the complete printed collections of national
deposit libraries, there has never been a LEGAL DEPOsIT requirement for sound
recordings in many countries; the USA is an important exception. Accordingly ...

Author: John Feather

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415259019

Category: Reference

Page: 688

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Alphabetically arranged entries cover a variety of topics in information and library science.
Categories: Reference

A Manual of Sound Archive Administration

A Manual of Sound Archive Administration

This book sets out to explore and explain all the steps involved in setting up and managing a sound archive - acquiring the material, the necessary documentation, storage, and equipment and the need for a conservation programme.

Author: Alan Ward

Publisher: Gower Publishing Company, Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015020795509

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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Sound and video tape archives are becoming increasingly important world-wide. As the commercial and non-commercial production of sound recordings increases, the need for preservation is being recognized in libraries, museums, radio and TV stations and university departments. The growth of interest in oral history and community records adds impetus to this need. This book sets out to explore and explain all the steps involved in setting up and managing a sound archive - acquiring the material, the necessary documentation, storage, and equipment and the need for a conservation programme. It is intended both for those without any formal archive training, but knowledge of sound recordings and those who are knowledgeable about archives, but have little experience of sound recordings.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Playback

Playback

Author: British Library. National Sound Archive

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89099121618

Category: Sound archives

Page:

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Categories: Sound archives

Methodist Sound Archive

Methodist Sound Archive

This collection was born out of concern by the Methodist Church to preserve recorded reminiscences of individual Methodist ministers, lay office holders and ordinary members of extraordinary events within the life of the Methodist Church.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1181792338

Category: Electronic books

Page:

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This collection was born out of concern by the Methodist Church to preserve recorded reminiscences of individual Methodist ministers, lay office holders and ordinary members of extraordinary events within the life of the Methodist Church. Consists mainly of interviews and recordings of church events. The material provides an insight into the history, work and change throughout the church life. The tapes reveal details of missionary work.
Categories: Electronic books

Ukraine s forbidden history

Ukraine s forbidden history

This new work combines oraly history, archive and contemporary photographs to tell the horrifying story of the country and its people and their struggle for freedom. Includes 96 duotone plates.

Author: Tim Smith

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Pub

ISBN: STANFORD:36105021007062

Category: Photography

Page: 108

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Until 1991 Ukraine was the largest nation in the world without independence. Long fought over by neighbouring Poles, Germans, Russians and eumanians, its recent history has been marked by extreme violence and over a quarter of its population were killed between 1930 and 1945 through famine, execution and war. This new work combines oraly history, archive and contemporary photographs to tell the horrifying story of the country and its people and their struggle for freedom. Includes 96 duotone plates.
Categories: Photography

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture

sampling of, and commercial profit made from, field-recorded sounds illustrate
the central importance of the authoring, ownership, and ethics of ... The very first
sound archive was established in 1899 in Vienna, Austria, by physiologist
Sigmund ...

Author: Janet Sturman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483317748

Category: Music

Page: 2728

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Music and Culture presents key concepts in the study of music in its cultural context and provides an introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology, its methods, concerns, and its contributions to knowledge and understanding of the world's musical cultures, styles, and practices. The diverse voices of contributors to this encyclopedia confirm ethnomusicology's fundamental ethos of inclusion and respect for diversity. Combined, the multiplicity of topics and approaches are presented in an easy-to-search A-Z format and offer a fresh perspective on the field and the subject of music in culture. Key features include: Approximately 730 signed articles, authored by prominent scholars, are arranged A-to-Z and published in a choice of print or electronic editions Pedagogical elements include Further Readings and Cross References to conclude each article and a Reader’s Guide in the front matter organizing entries by broad topical or thematic areas Back matter includes an annotated Resource Guide to further research (journals, books, and associations), an appendix listing notable archives, libraries, and museums, and a detailed Index The Index, Reader’s Guide themes, and Cross References combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition
Categories: Music

Royal Opera House Sound Archive

Royal Opera House Sound Archive

146 interviews with people involved in the Royal Opera House Development Project 1997-1999. Interviewees include: backstage technical staff.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1181792023

Category: Electronic books

Page:

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146 interviews with people involved in the Royal Opera House Development Project 1997-1999. Interviewees include: backstage technical staff.
Categories: Electronic books

Developments in Recorded Sound

Developments in Recorded Sound

Project includes 106 interviews, 1983-1987, covering different aspects of recorded sound.

Author: British Library. National Sound Archive

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105034235858

Category: Archives

Page: 59

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Project includes 106 interviews, 1983-1987, covering different aspects of recorded sound.
Categories: Archives

The Management of Oral History Sound Archives

The Management of Oral History Sound Archives

THE PROCESSING AND ORGANIZATION OF COLLECTIONS If the heart and
soul of a sound archive are its public services and cultural mission , then its body
and blood are the organization and technical processing of its collections .

Author: Frederick J. Stielow

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UVA:X001355703

Category: History

Page: 158

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This book is an introduction to the management of oral history sound archives and offers guidance on processing and preservation of sound collections.
Categories: History

Jenkins Continuous Integration Cookbook Second Edition

Jenkins Continuous Integration Cookbook   Second Edition

See also f The Creating HTML reports recipe f The Efficient use of views recipe
Making noise with HTML5 browsers This recipe describes ... If Jenkins has
problems finding the sound archive with an error message such as File not found
'file:/C ...

Author: Alan Mark Berg

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781784399245

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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If you are a Java developer, a software architect, a technical project manager, a build manager, or a development or QA engineer, then this book is ideal for you. A basic understanding of the software development life cycle and Java development is needed, as well as a rudimentary understanding of Jenkins.
Categories: Computers

Sustaining Indigenous Knowledge

Sustaining Indigenous Knowledge

the uSe of Sound arChIveS for the InveStIgatIon, teaChIng and SafeguardIng of
SoMe endangered uralIC languageS. 3. Victor Denisov and Tjeerd de Graaf
Introduction In Russia many old sound recordings still remain hidden in archives
and ...

Author: Erich Kasten

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783942883122

Category: Education

Page: 284

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The contributions to this volume present ways in which indigenous knowledge in minority communities is sustained and how attempts are made to safeguard endangered languages. Two recent seminars at the Foundation for Siberian Cultures were devoted to the discussion of community-based pedagogical initiatives in Siberia, with comparative examples from other parts of the world. In this volume, scholars with backgrounds in anthropology, linguistics and in the use of new media share their experiences of how to design adequate learning tools in collaboration with their native colleagues. In their articles they discuss previous shortcomings and limitations, with the aim of exploring future directions for maintaining cultural diversities, not only in Siberia, but also among many other peoples of the world.
Categories: Education

Oral History

Oral History

Author: British Library. National Sound Archive

Publisher: London : British Library National Sound Archive

ISBN: UOM:39015021993624

Category: Gran Bretaña - Historia - Siglo XX - Bibliografía

Page: 183

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Categories: Gran Bretaña - Historia - Siglo XX - Bibliografía