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    • Collection number: PHM73
    • Primary contributor: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Additional contributors: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Dates: 1970
    • Scope and content: Linguistic field recordings: linguistic data; songs/chants
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings, PHM 73, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/collection/11073

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    • Item number: 24-382
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Languages: [unknown]
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: This tape was originally recorded half-track at 7.5 ips (one side only; about 11 minutes in duration). Accession file #3482. Original (collector's) identification number: Reel 1, Part 1. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Interview on "Cry" or "Burning" cermonies and other customs surrounding death and mourning, 24-382, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14672
    • Item number: 24-383.1
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: This song is sung in a funeral ceremony. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Song sung by women when dancing around the clothes and the body, 24-383.1, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14684
    • Item number: 24-383.10
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: This song is sung in a funeral ceremony. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Funeral Song (sung partially with hands out, palms down, slightly higher than level of head), 24-383.10, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14683
    • Item number: 24-383.11
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: A "good-time song." This song is sung in a funeral ceremony. During the singing of this song, and Eagle (person) points to a Coyote (person) across the fire, and vice versa (from the comments spoken on the tape). This song is sung using unusual mannerisms (aspirations). Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Song sung when coming out of mourning before they burn the clothes, 24-383.11, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14682
    • Item number: 24-383.12
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: This song is sung in a funeral ceremony. Both sides sing this last song (spoken on tape). This song is sung using unusual mannerisms (aspirations). Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Burning Song (sung when burning clothes), 24-383.12, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14681
    • Item number: 24-383.2
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: This song is sung in a funeral ceremony. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Song sung by women when dancing around the clothes and the body, 24-383.2, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14680
    • Item number: 24-383.5
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: Title given as "Another pow-wow song," but spoken cues make it clear that this song is sung in a funeral ceremony. At this point there is some discussion which states that the songs have no words, only vocables. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side A.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Funeral song, 24-383.5, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14677
    • Item number: 24-384.11
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: The Ghost Song is preceded by an explanation of sickness as caused by dreaming of a dead person. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side B.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Ghost Song (for curing), 24-384.11, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14695
    • Item number: 24-384.12
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: Aspirations used twice, evidently as indication of phrase-ending or stop-pattern. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side B.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Dream Song (also used with cocoon rattle), 24-384.12, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14694
    • Item number: 24-384.13
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: Another song is also mentioned. See next tape [24-385] for continuation. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side B.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Discussion of the use of Dream Song, 24-384.13, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14693
    • Item number: 24-384.2
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: The spoken comments on the tape reveal that Elizabeth is the leader of the Eagles in singing and that Rosalie ____ is the leader of the Coyote side. Dance movements are described at some length, and there is further description of the funeral ceremonies: family stepping over body before interment, face washing, Coyote buries Eagle and vice-versa. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side B.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Song sung around the fire when coming out of mourning, 24-384.2, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14692
    • Item number: 24-384.3
    • Date: 1970 January
    • Contributors: Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher), Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Restricted. (Access only by depositor permission. Email scoil-ling@berkeley.edu to inquire.)
    • Description: This song contains curious vocal mannerisms heard on preceding tape (24-383), exhaltations and aspirations. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Sierra region, tape 18, side B.
    • Collection: The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Funeral Song, 24-384.3, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14691

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