Born, L.. Some remarks on the music, poetry and dance of the people of Yap

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Some remarks on the music, poetry and dance of the people of Yap

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Zeitschrift fnr ethnologie -- Vol. 35

Published By: Original publisher Zeitschrift fnr ethnologie -- Vol. 35 Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher and Co.. 1903. HRAF ms: 1, 10 leaves [original: 134-142 p.] ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication L. Born

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yapese (OR22)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Music (533); Sex (830); Literature (538); Literary texts (539); Musical and theatrical productions (545);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This brief article, written by a German government doctor who lived among the Yapese, concerns Yapese music, poetry, and dance. For each art form, the author describes prevalent themes and styles as well as occasions for performance and the role of the specialist or performer. Furthermore, the author provides a vivid description of dance costumes and adornment. The importance of these arts in Yap culture is emphasized.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 17

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. or22-017

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from German

Note: Translation of: [Einige Bemerkungen nber Misik, Dichtkunst und Tanz der Yapleute] Translated from the German in 1942 for the Yale Cross-Cultural Survey in connection with the Navy Pacific Islands Handbook Project

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1902

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Physician, Government Official-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Helen Gunsher Bornstein; 1975

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1902

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yapese (Micronesian people)/Yap (Micronesia)

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