Gorum field recordings [7]

Content description Contents:

Track 1:Two men tell stories, sing songs and engage in conversation.
Track 2: Villagers converse and sing songs.
Object Type PhysicalObject
Medium 1/4 inch audio tape
Contributor Zide, Arlene R. (researcher); Various male and female speakers (consultant)
Notes This is probably the original field recording (recorded on both tracks); JJT transferred the tape from the old reel and the old film can to this box, 12/13/05. Apparently the switch from the 3.75 ips speed to 7.5 ips was determined by whether the content was speech or singing (the singing being at 7.5 ips). At the beginning of Track 1 an American woman (almost certainly Arlene Zide) says, "Tape No. 1, 1967". Note: a portion of Track 1 from 9 mins., 39 secs., to 11 mins., 58 secs., (as measured on the WAVE file) was recorded at 7.5 ips. At the beginning of Track 2, the same woman says, "Tape 1, Gorum Tape, Side 2., 1967". The speed of the track shifts back and forth between 3.75 ips and 7.5 ips.
Discourse Type Narrative Singing Interactive Discourse
Linguistic Data Type Field Recording
Creation Date 1967

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