Collection Descriptive Notes:
1) The chants: Chant No. 1 was recited by Paz (Shuman recording in Tecoh, 1972); Nos. 2-14, recited by Paz (Leonard recording in Tecoh, 1964); No. 15, recited by Hau (Shuman [?] recording in Teabo, 1974).2) The 16 songs are sung by various consultants from the communities of Komchen, Santa Elena, Ticul and Tinum.3) The 28 stories are told by various consultants from the communities of Komchen, Merida, Muna, Tabi and Ticul.4) The list of titles (in Maya only) includes 16 songs, 28 stories, and 15 chants, along with the names of the performers and the locales of their performances (with the dates of recording and names of researchers usually not given).
Collection Technical Notes:
Master cassettes, sent to the LLA by Bolles, were received on 1/17/86.
Paz, Felipe; and Antonio Hau