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BRITISH LIBRARY SOUND ARCHIVE - ANGLO-COLOMBIAN RECORDING EXPEDITION, 1960-1961

London, 17.03.18

Selection and mix by Andrea Zarza. Thanks to Brian Moser for his ideas and for agreeing to have these recordings shared on NTS Radio. This programme is dedicated to all of the unnamed performers who appear in the following sound recordings and to the memory of Dr. Donald Tayler (1931-2012) who recorded and documented them.

One hour of unpublished ethnographic field recordings featuring music and sound made on reel-to-reel tape on the Anglo-Colombian Recording Expedition, 1960-1961, by Brian Moser and Donald Tayler. You can check out a full detailed breakdown of the tracklist here.

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Tracklist

  • SHATLE, (CASACARA DUET SONG)
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • CASACARA MALE SOLO
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • CASACARA “WALKING SONG”
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • CASACARA SONG-SPEECH DRINKING SONGS
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • TUKANO CANOE BURNING
    RECORDED IN NORTH WEST AMAZON
  • DRUMMING, FIESTA DEL MAR (1961)
    SANTA MARTA
  • SOUND EFFECTS AND MUSIC
    IN HOUSE IN SANTA MARTA
  • CONJUNTO TEJICONDOR
    ARRIVAL IN SANTA MARTA
  • CONJUNTO TEJICONDOR
    PERFORMS IN SANTA MARTA
  • RAFAEL ESCALONA
    PERFORMS VALLENATO LAS GOLONDRINAS AT HIS HOME IN VALLEDUPAR
  • BINTUKUA VOCABULARY
    RECORDED IN SAN SEBASTIAN DE RABAGO, PUEBLO BELLO
  • ANTONIO CRESPO
    LA CAMPANUCA
  • KOGI PAIRED FLUTES WITH MARACA RHYTHMS
    RECORDED IN SAN MIGUEL, SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA
  • WERTRAPE
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • SOUNSDCAPE
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • YOMAIKUT, MOTILON CHICHA OR DRINKING SONG
    RECORDED IN SIERRA DE PERIJA
  • COCA- MORTAR RHTYHM IN TUKANO MALOCA
    RECORDED IN THE MIDDLE PIRAPARANA
  • ANTONIO SINGS TO HIMSELF WITH COCA- MORTAR RHYTHM
    RECORDED IN THE MIDDLE PIRAPARANA
  • TWO TORTOISE- SHELL ‘GOOS’, WITH PEDRO ON PAN- PIPE ACCOMPANIMENT
    RECORDED IN THE MIDDLE PIRAPARANA
  • DAVVE AND WIFE SING SONGS FROM CANOE
    RECORDED NEAR CABECERAS, LOWER RIO SAN JUAN
  • JEW’S HARP SONGS
    RECORDED IN LA GUAJIRA
  • BRAIN MOSER AND MAN EXPLAIN HOW TO USE NAGRA
    RECORDED IN UNKNOWN LOCATION
  • UNNAMED GUITAR MELODY
    RECORDED IN UNKNOWN LOCATION