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Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids

A Brief List of Material Relating to Alaskan Music

Compiled by Archive of Folk Culture staff
Publication Date: 1965

Boulton, Laura. The Eskimos of Hudson Bay and Alaska. New York: Folkways Records number FE 4444, 1954.

Davis, Carol B. Songs of the Totem. Juneau: Empire Printing Co., 1939.

Eels, Walter Crosby. "Mechanical, Physical, and Musical Ability of the Native Races of Alaska." Journal of Applied Psychology, volume 17, number 5, October 1933, pp. 493-506.

Estreicher, Zygmunt. "Die Musik der Eskimo: Eine vergleichende Studie." Anthropos, volume 45, 1950, pp. 659-720.

Fredson, John. "Wild Melodies from the Arctic." Etude, volume 47, number 4, April 1929, p. 271.

Hawkes, E. W. The Dance Festivals of the Alaskan Eskimo. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, The University Museum, Anthopology Publications, volume 6, number 2, 1914.

Jenness, Diamond. "Eskimo Music in Northern Alaska." Musical Quarterly, volume 8, number 3, July 1922, pp. 377-383.

Lantis, Margaret. Alaskan Eskimo Ceremonialism. New York: Monographs of the American Ethnological Society, volume 11, 1947. Pp. 98-104: "Song, Dance, and Musical Instuments."

Marshall, Robert. Arctic Village. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933. Pp. 315-326: "The Arts."

Svensson, Sven E. "Studier: eskimamusikens intervallforrad och tonalitet." Svensk Tidskrift for Musikforskning, volume 38, 1956, pp. 135-150.

 

 

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