Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE
Compiled by: Pampa Rotolo
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
For additional information about Archive
of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife
Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio
materials and photographic materials.
Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information.
All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.
AFS 5691-5743: Seamus Doyle South American Recordings
Fifty-three 12-inch discs of music recorded in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay, by Seamus Doyle, July-September, 1941, while Doyle was on tour with the Kirstein American Ballet Group. The collection includes Doyle's 6-page typed journal entitled "Report on the collection of folk music in South America," and a song list including genres, performers, and titles.
AFS 5718-5719: Two discs containing 7 Uruguayan folk and dance songs featuring guitarist Ramon Ayestaran. Recorded in Montevideo, Uruguay, July 1941. (15 minutes; tape copy on LWO 4872 reel 385A)
AFS 11,881-11,882: Lauro Ayestaran Collection of Folks Songs and Dances of Uruguay
Two 7-inch tapes of 20 Uruguayan folk songs, children's songs, a Christmas carol, dances, lullabies, and religious songs, a segment of a modern chamber music piece on piano, woodwind, and brass ensemble, and a segment of a traditional piece for piano. Recorded by Lauro Ayestaran at an unknown location, on an unknown date. (45 minutes; original tape on LWO 3346; tape copy on LWO 12,523)