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Ouiot Song (1906 July)
Item number: 24-940
Duration: 1 minute, 58 seconds
Description: Keeling catalog note: "DuBois provides a description of the text, a musical transcription, and information about the performer (1908a:116-117). Musical transcription (by Kretschmer) among Kroeber Papers (Carton 10). This is a song of the Pikmakvuul series, Songs of Death. Such examples as this and the next item (24-941) are sung towards the beginning of the Image Ceremony, while mourners are burning clothes." Distributed on California Indian Music Project, South region, tape 1, side B. Original cylinder 14-399. 180 speed.
Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology