Finding Aid for the Barbara L. Krader Collection 1949

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Barbara L. Krader Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1949
Collection number: 1949.02
Creator: Krader, Barbara L.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Ethnomusicology Archive
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: This collection consists of sound recordings.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Barbara L. Krader Collection, 1949.02, Ethnomusicology Archive, University of California, Los Angeles.


Barbara Krader is an American ethnomusicologist, who’s researched focused on Slavonic folk music and music of non-Slavonic Balkan countries. Her field recording expeditions included the former Czechoslovakia, northern Greece, Rhodes, Romania and Yugoslavia. Krader’s dissertation focused on Serbian wedding songs. From 1971 to 1973, Barbara Krader served as president of the Society for Ethnomusicology. In addition to her role in the Society of Ethnomusicology, she has been a reference librarian, bibliographer, professor and a professional translator.

Scope and Content

Includes wedding songs, music from an agricultural festival, a festival of folklore groups, and folk songs from Czechoslovakia.
The collection is organized into the following series:

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Field recordings--Czechoslovakia.
    Folk music--Czechoslovakia.
    Wedding music--Czechoslovakia.

    Container List

    Box 1

    Barbara L. Krader Collection 1949

    Physical Description: Archive Master Reels: 30 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in.

    Scope and Content Note

    Items 1-30.


    Originally recorded on wire.