The UW Ethnomusicology Archives contains a wide variety of recordings and related material gathered since 1962. From this and related pages, you can browse a selected subset of these collections. You can also discover finding aids for most all of our collections on ArchivesWest. Contact the curator here with questions.
SSAPP collects and perserves Seattle area music, both vintage and contemporary. Established in 2006 as Puget Sounds, SSAPP aims to provide researchers with enduring access to recordings that capture a constellation of locally performed traditions and styles: roots, raggae, hip hop, funk, be bop, classical, opera, avant-garde, freak folk, noise, thrash metal, punk, edm, emo, shoegazer, grunge, and more. To learn about SSAPP's 50,000+ recordings, click here or get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Robert Garfias is the founder of both the UW Ethnomusicology Archives and Program. The bulk of Robert Garfias' collections contain field recordings from East Asia, Western and Southern Africa, Southeast Asia, and Central and South America. His 16mm films are especially noteworthy in the field. His collections also contain concert recordings, visiting artist recordings, and 78-rpm records. To browse the collections in Archives West, click here.
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