Item MAN-036 - Recording of potlatch whistles and a short narrative by Robert Davidson

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Recording of potlatch whistles and a short narrative by Robert Davidson

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  • July 1978 (Creation)

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1 audio reel ; 5"

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Item is a sound recording made by Potterton Productions titled Potlach People, that features the sound of potlatch whistles followed by a short talk (approximately 1.5 minutes) by artist Robert Davidson. The rest of the recording is made-up of a soundscape featuring whistles and bird calls.

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Audio Recordings Reel to Reel Box 2

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30.3 MB sound recording (mp3) : 16 min.

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Potterton Prod. "Potlatch People" Orig. 1/4

  1. Shostakovich
  2. Sibelius Tapiola
  3. Bird calls
  4. NW Coast solo songs
  5. Cultus Lake recording. NWC whistles

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  • Box: Audio Recordings Reel to Reel Box 2