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Elicitation of words with closed long syllables

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words with closed long syllables (CVVC) in different positions. The purpose is to determine the relative weight of closed long syllables for primary word stress placement. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: April 29, 2021
Duration: 1 minute 46 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Episode 40: Covering the Kennedy Assassination & Five Presidents with Keith Shelton

Description: Podcast produced by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that features an interview with former newspaper editor and reporter Keith Shelton. Susan and Keith discuss his coverage of President John F. Kennedy, and his experience during and after the assassination of Kennedy in November, 1963. They also discuss his coverage of US Presidents Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon.
Date: April 29, 2020
Duration: 27 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Performance of the folksong Dulahē kī ammā ‘O the bridegroom’s mother’

Description: This is a performance of a traditional song by the title ‘Dulahē kī ammā’ (Eng. O the mother of the bridegroom). In this song, the bridegroom’s mother is asked to bless her son on this auspicious marriage occasion. Such folksongs are of great significance to the community; however, until recently, their popularity and importance have started dwindling because of the penetration of urban culture into rural society. This folksong is in the Eastern dialect of Urdu.
Date: January 29, 2020
Duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of the folksong 'Dulahē tērī ãkhiā̃' 'O bridegroom, your eyes'

Description: This is a performance of a traditional song by the title ‘Dulahē tērī ãkhiā̃’ (Eng. O bridegroom, your eyes) sung on the occasion of marriage. It praises the beauty of the bridegroom and his costume. Such songs are of great significance to the community; however, until recently, their popularity and importance have started dwindling because of the penetration of urban culture into rural society.
Date: January 29, 2020
Duration: 2 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation in Ladhuwāī̃ village

Description: This is a conversation initially between Munni, her sister, Maaz, and his uncle when they visit her home in Ladhuwāī̃ village. Munni is the wife of Naushad, who has worked with the Maaz’s family for several decades. After a while, Mr. Naushad arrives, and he too joins the conversation.
Date: January 29, 2020
Duration: 23 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Shahida Bano about changing times, language, Sonwārā village, and relatives

Description: This is a conversation between four people in Sonwārā, the researcher’s village. Maaz, accompanied by his cousin Noman, visits Shahida Bano to document some folk songs mostly sung on the occasion of marriages. Rehana Bano—the neighbor of Shahida Bano—on noticing some folksongs being sung and recording taking place, joins the gathering at the request of Shahida. Maaz and Noman then ask her to brief them on topics such as changing times, a description of the demography of the village Sonwārā, the languages/ varieties spoken by Muslims and Hindus. Meanwhile, Maaz—on having noticed Shahida’s language to match with Bhojpuri than Azamgarhi—starts records the ongoing conversation. Shahida then extends the conversation to cover family members and some significant events along with some personal narratives. While Shahida Bano talks in Bhojpuri, the other people converse in Azamgarhi.
Date: January 29, 2020
Duration: 11 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Speech about the activities of Bathou Educational Foundation

Description: This is a talk on the various activities of Bathou Educational Foundation. He discusses textbooks, cultural calendar and value education for Bathou Ashram schools.
Date: July 29, 2019
Duration: 30 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Boro, Hirok Jyoti Lahari
Partner: UNT College of Information

A talk on the purpose of the meeting

Description: This is a talk on the purpose of a formal meeting and contains a background of teachers' training workshop by Bathou Educational Foundation.
Date: July 29, 2019
Duration: 5 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Boro, Hirok Jyoti Lahari
Partner: UNT College of Information

Formal introduction of a meeting

Description: This is an address by the chairperson in the beginning of a formal meeting. It gives participants an idea what the meeting is about.
Date: July 29, 2019
Duration: 3 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Boro, Hirok Jyoti Lahari
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla at Christmas

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 5 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation after the zaikhawm hla performance

Description: Recording of the group having informal conversation after a group performance by the Mizos of Tezpur in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song".
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 4 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla at Christmas

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 7 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla at Christmas

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances. In this song, a woman calls out the verses and the rest of the group responds.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 1 minute 30 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla at Christmas

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 17 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla at Christmas

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 4 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #78 - Roger McGuinn

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Roger McGuinn of the Byrds in Sherman Oaks, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: February 29, 1968
Duration: 15 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
transcript

Pop Chronicles Interviews #7a - Burt Bacharach

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Burt Bacharach in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 29, 1968
Duration: 41 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
transcript

Pop Chronicles Interviews #167 - Julius Wechter

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Julius Wechter in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 29, 1968
Duration: 11 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
transcript

Pop Chronicles Interviews #123 - Stevie Wonder

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Stevie Wonder in Los Angeles for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: May 29, 1968
Duration: 23 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
transcript

Pop Chronicles Interviews #118 - Ian Whitcomb

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing British entertainer Ian Whitcomb for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 29, 1969
Duration: 30 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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