"The University of Arizona Library"
Southwest Folklore Collection
 

Songs of the Yuma, Cocopa, and Yaqui  '1915(?)

Archive of Folk Song Recorded and edited by Frances Densmore. Copied from cylinders recorded before 1915. Smithsonian-Densmore 
Collection from the Archive of American Folk Song. 

A> 
Yuma deer dance songs performed by Alfred Golding: The Water bug on the mountain -- The Water bug sees a fish -- 
The Water bug stands upon the fish -- The Water bug wanders forever beside the sea -- Then dance of the blackbirds is completed -- 
Song of the nighthawk (2) -- 
Yaqui deer dance songs performed by Juan Ariwares: The Little fly -- The Summer rains -- The Rising sun -- 
Cocopa bird dance songs performed by Numa 'wasoa't: Song in the early evening -- Song at about midnight (2) -- Song concerning the diver -- 
Song in the early morning -- 

song1 - song2 - song3 - song4 - song5 - song6 - song7 - song8 - song9 - song10 - song11 - song12 - song13 - song14 - song15
(mp3 / 192kbps)

B> 
Yuma Ca 'Koramu's dance song performed by Katco'ra: Song concerning the lark and the diver -- 
Cocopa Tcumanpa 'Xwa dance song performed by Mike Barley: Dancing song --
Yuma lightning songs, songs used in the treatment of the sick, and songs with cremation legend performed by Charles Wilson: White Cloud
demonstrates his power -- Song concerning the ocean -- Song when treating the sick (2) -- Song concerning the wildcat -- 
Cocopa songs with cremation legend performed by Clam: The illness of the superman -- The superman speaks -- The four corners of the
earth -- Coyote comes to the cremation of the superman -- Coyote makes a request.

song16 - song17 - song18 - song19 - song20 - song21 - song22 - song23 - song24 - song25 - song26 - song27
(mp3 / 192kbps)



Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress Music Division Recording Laboratory, 1951
1 sound disc, analog, [33 1/3 rpm], 12 in.
SWF 008: SWF 87.12/D.37 (12in.)

Recording  information>
http://www.library.arizona.edu/help/how/find/sounds/southwest/v.html
http://www.drumbeatindianarts.com/pdfs/Mex.SoAm.pdf
 


FRANCES THERESA DENSMORE. 

http://www.cas.usf.edu/anthropology/women/Densmore/densmore.htm
http://www.oberlin.edu/archive/holdings/finding/RG30/SG156/biography.html
http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199702/01_smiths_densmore/docs/1early.shtml
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

 


 

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