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Archival and Oral Song Research




21M: Music and Theater Arts

Faculty Supervisor:

Garo Saraydarian

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Apply by:

December 31st, 2019


Project Description

Student will engage in researching extant collections of Armenian folk songs, both printed and oral, that have survived from specific regions of the former Ottoman Empire. This will include engaging in searching for any extant collected materials, oral documentation of older members of the Diaspora, and historical tracing of generational song transmission.


Ability to commit to both archival and person-to-person research and data collection. Strong organizational skills Background knowledge in music