Audio Recording Scales played on the kanoon [qanun] and comments on their use
Scales played on the kanoon [qanun] and comments on their use
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- Scales played on the kanoon [qanun] and comments on their use
- Following Bedros Haroutunian's example of a scale played on the qanun, Sidney Robertson Cowell discusses the use of scales on the instrument.
- Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995, narrator.
- Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995, collector.
Created / Published
- - Armenian Americans--California--Fresno--Music
- - Musical intervals and scales
- - Qanun (Musical instrument)
- Field recordings
- - Bedros Haroutunian, qanun, Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration.
- - Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939.
- - Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Bedros Haroutunian performing Armenian and Armeno-Turkish music on the kamanche and qanun on April 22, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California.
- on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
- Forms part of: W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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Chicago citation style:
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, Narrator, and Sidney Robertson Cowell. Scales Played on the Kanoon Qanun and Comments on Their Use. 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701999/.
APA citation style:
Cowell, S. R. & Cowell, S. R. (1939) Scales Played on the Kanoon Qanun and Comments on Their Use. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701999/.
MLA citation style:
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, Narrator, and Sidney Robertson Cowell. Scales Played on the Kanoon Qanun and Comments on Their Use. 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017701999/>.