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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One hour of unpublished ethnographic field recordings featuring music and sound made on reel-to-reel tape on the Anglo-Colombian Recording Expedition, 1960-1961, by Brian Moser and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