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Wax cylinder recording

Museum number:
14-2386
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21140002386
Alternate number:
24-2589 (associated catalog number)
Accession number:
Acc.400R
Object count:
1
Description:
Bluebird Song
Donor:
Derrick Norman Lehmer
Collection place:
Arizona
Culture or time period:
Navajo
Maker or artist:
Adzide Bigue
Collector:
Derrick Norman Lehmer
Collection date:
May 1925
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
7.2 Sound Communication
Production date:
May 1925
Accession date:
1925
Keeling series number:
81
Context of use:
Sung so softly as to be scarcely audible. Singer was perhaps afraid to sing it aloud as it is a winter song. One other Navaho refused to sing it because it is a winter song.
Department:
Audio recordings
Dimensions:
duration 81 seconds
Title:
Bluebird Song (Title)
Comment:
Original
Legacy documentation: