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The following tracks are short clips from audio recordings gathered during the Field Exchange Project of the UP Center for Ethnomusicology and the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) held from April 1-6, 2013. Full versions of the audio recordings contain interviews wherein the performers translate the lyrics and offer detailed explanations about the songs. To know more, please Contact Us.
Track 1: audio clip from “Ina-ina” (Singer Betty Capuyan)
Betty Pekte Capuyan renders the “Ina-ina” for the research team at an area beside the basketball court in Poblacion, Sagada. The clip was recorded during an interview with Capuyan and other Kankanai women as they take a break from their rehearsals for the Lang-ay Festival dance competition.
Accession Number: UPCE-A-10748
Researcher: recorded by Verne de la Peña; photos by Annie Huang, Ramon Santos and Lisa Decenteceo
Group: Kankanai (Sagada)
Original Duration: 02’54”
Photos in this video: UPCE-P-10358, UPCE-P-11857, UPCE-P-10765
Track 2: audio clip from “Ayeng” (sung by men of Angkileng, Sagada)
Under the house of Ankileng resident Basit Batingwed, Lakay Manuel Kimayong leads his fellow elders and other Kankanai men in the singing of an excerpt of the “Ayeng.” The singing was done for the research team during an ongoing bakid ritual (for a deceased relative of Batingwed), for which Kimayong presided.
Accession Number: UPCE-A-10720
Researcher: recorded by Verne de la Peña; photos by Annie Huang
Group: Kankanai (Sagada)
Original Duration: 14’31”
Photos in this video: UPCE-P-10119, UPCE-P-10125, UPCE-P-10160
Track 3: audio clip from “Aya-ay” (sung by Victorina Requino)
Victorina Requina sings the “Aya-ay” for the research team in a church in Samoki, Bontoc. Requina sings from a book of modified Bontoc songs, which also contains songs for church services.
Accession Number: UPCE-A-10789
Researcher: recorded by Verne de la Peña; photos by George Chien and Ramon Santos
Original Duration: 18’43”
Photos in this video: [unacc], UPCE-P-10690, UPCE-P-11957
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