Item details
Item ID
MW6-009
Title Radio Rabaul Recordings of Stringband Songs, Rabaul
Description Tape#1, Various stringbands and songs by Radio East New Britain

Side A: Various stringbands and songs recorded by Radio East New Britain (RENB) from ENB, Manus and Bouganville in local languages; Napapar ENB) , Rabuana (ENB), Kabaira (ENB), Teop (Bouganville), Manus (Manus). Some examples are Tolai Kuanua songs - Iau ga mari, Touralom, Ra ura gara and Teop song - Tena num.

Side B: RENB Recordings continued of Stringbands from various ENB villages of Nangananga, Baai, Taulil in languages of Kuanua, Tok Pisin, Taulil. Some examples of songs in Kuanua are; Talaigu na nurvue iau, Awa bar akanima Kabiu and Buka song - A kapana kiki and Taulil song - Braun rais ma ra palawa.

(Steven Gagau, January 2019)
Origination date 1993-01-01
Origination date free form
Archive link https://catalog.paradisec.org.au/repository/MW6/009
URL
Collector
Michael Webb
Countries To view related information on a country, click its name
Language as given
Subject language(s) To view related information on a language, click its name
Content language(s) To view related information on a language, click its name
Dialect
Region / village Rabaul, Gazelle Peninsula, East New Britain Province and New Guinea Islands Region
Originating university University of Sydney
Operator Jodie Kell
Data Categories song
Data Types Sound
Discourse type singing
Roles Steven Gagau : data_inputter
DOI 10.26278/7W3Z-TA10
Cite as Michael Webb (collector), Steven Gagau (data_inputter), 1993. Radio Rabaul Recordings of Stringband Songs, Rabaul. MPEG/X-WAV. MW6-009 at catalog.paradisec.org.au. https://dx.doi.org/10.26278/7W3Z-TA10
Content Files (4)
Filename Type File size Duration File access
MW6-009-A.mp3 audio/mpeg 27 MB 00:29:36.670
MW6-009-A.wav audio/x-wav 976 MB 00:29:36.660
MW6-009-B.mp3 audio/mpeg 28.9 MB 00:31:36.720
MW6-009-B.wav audio/x-wav 1.02 GB 00:31:36.700
4 files -- 2.03 GB -- --

Show 10 Show 50 Show all 4

Collection Information
Collection ID MW6
Collection title Music in Rabaul, Gazelle Peninsula, ENBP and New Guinea Islands Region (ca. 1950s - 1990s)
Description Recordings of a wide range of music in Rabaul 1950s-1990s covering areas of the Gazelle Peninsula of East New Britain Province and the New Guinea Islands Region. This collection was the PhD research work by Dr Michael Webb focused on music of Melanesia in the Pacific. This collection was located as a result of PARADISEC's 'Lost and Found' project and digitisation was funded by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language.

Note: This video recording on Item MW6-012 labelled Queens Birthday Singsing, Rabaul in 1993 was unable to be digitised due to poor quality of tape so deleted from collection.
(Steven Gagau)
Countries To view related information on a country, click its name
Languages To view related information on a language, click its name
Access Information
Edit access Steven Gagau
Michael Webb
View/Download access
Data access conditions Open (subject to agreeing to PDSC access conditions)
Data access narrative
Comments

Must be logged in to comment


No comments found