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Tawang in NE India: recordings of traditional and liturgical local music

Singers' hands after a recording session in Zimithang Village

Singers’ hands after a recording session in Zimithang Village. Depositpage image for the collection ‘Tawang in NE India: recordings of traditional and liturgical local music’. Click on the image to access collection.

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Depositor Tim Motz
Affiliation Oxford University Exploration Club
Location India
Deposit ID 0515
Grant ID
Funding Body Oxford University Expedition Council
Collection Status Collection online
Landing Page Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2196/edc05524-b56c-4d2b-ad9f-e73d38d71306

 

Summary of the deposit

68 hours of audio recordings, 187 accompanying images and 29 field notes documents.

 

Group represented

The Mönpa tribe of Tawang

 

Special characteristics

One of very few deposits with a broad record of traditional Mönpa music of Tawang.

 

Deposit history

The OUEC North East India Expedition in 2009 spent a month in Tawang folk and liturgical music. This deposit emerged from that work.

 

Acknowledgement and citation

All performers named in the field notes. All the individuals and organisations that funded the project. Team Members: Nakul Krishna, Sarah Skenazy, Ben Little, Tim Motz, Leki Norbu. The staff at ELAR.

To refer to any data from the collection, please cite as follows:

Motz, Tim. 2009. Tawang in NE India: recordings of traditional and liturgical local music. Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-0011-3FCF-C. Accessed on [insert date here].

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