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Collection title:

           The Stoianov Collection: EAP1045




           Bocete (laments)

Folkloric species:

           dirges (bocete)

Item Description:

           Female performers sing solo (cry) laments in Romanian. Male player plays melody of lament at accordion. The creations are laments. List of pieces: 1. Bocet de mamă (lament); 2. Bocet de mamă la cimitir (lament); 3. Bocet de fată mare (lament); 4. Bocet (lament at acordeon); 5. Bocet de mamă (lament); 6. Bocet de mamă (lament); 7. Bocet de mamă (lament); 8. Bocet de prietenă (lament); 9. Bocet de copii (lament).

Performance/Interviewee Note:

           Female performers sing solo (cry) laments without any musical accompaniment. Male player plays melody of lament at accordion (creation 4).



Performer Permission:

           Verbally expressed permission. No written proof.

Contributor 1: Informant Contributor 1 role: Performer, female: creations 1, 2
Contributor 2: Informant Contributor 2 role: Performer, female: creation 3
Contributor 3: Mogoreanu, Ivan Nicolaevici Contributor 3 role: Player (acordeon), male (40 years old): creation 4
Contributor 4: Cucereavaia, Maria Cozmovna Contributor 4 role: Performer, female (49 years old): creation 5
Contributor 5 role: Performer, female: creation 6
Contributor 6: Informant Contributor 6 role: Performer, female: creation 7
Contributor 7: Informant Contributor 7 role: Performer, female: creation 8
Contributor 8: Informant Contributor 8 role: Performer, female: creation 9

Date of original recording:

           NA: creations 1-3, 6, 7, 8, 9 1973.06.06: creation 4 1974.05.24: creation 5


           24 min. 00 sec.


          Junghietu, Efim; Stoianov, Petru etc.


           The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, The Soviet Socialist Republic of Moldova; nowadays The Republic of Moldova

Recording location (Localitate):

           Costeşti (Râşcani; R. Moldova), Colencăuţi (Hotin; r. Cernăuţi; Ucraina)

Recording district (Raion):

           Râşcani, Hotin

Recording location:

           Creations 1-3, 6, 6, 7, 8: NA Creation 4: Costești village, Râșcani district Creation 5: Boloșnia??? village Creations 7, 14: Colincăuți village, Hotin district



Music category/genre:


Music instrument:

           Creation 4: accordion

Recording notes:

           Recording has flutter and wow on recorded sound.

Accompanying images:

           CEAP1045_2_61_1.jpg; CEAP1045_2_61_2.jpg


           Bit depth: 24 Sample rate: 96 Channels: 2 Encoding: WAV Replay device: Akai GX-620 Speed: 19 cm/sec Noise reduction: Stylus: Interconnection: Unbalanced Analogue Capture device: Sound Devices, USBPre 2 Capture software:


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