• Collection number: PHM73
    • Primary contributors: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Dates: 1970
    • Scope and content: Linguistic field recordings: linguistic data; songs/chants
    • Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
    • Preferred citation: Elizabeth Polkenhorn and Peggy Osmund Molarsky. 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Languages: [unknown]
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", 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: Elizabeth Polkenhorn (consultant), Peggy Osmund Molarsky (researcher)
    • Language: Western Mono
    • Availability: Digital content is not available. Please write to pahma-mediapermissions@berkeley.edu.
    • 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, in "The Peggy Osmund Molarsky collection of Western Mono sound recordings", Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14691.