Preservation of the Samuel Baud-Bovy Ethnomusicology Collection
These historical recordings were made on audio tape between 1954 and 1980 during research missions in various regions of Greece (Crete, Aegina, Thessaly et Macedonia), as well as Turkey, Cyprus and Malta.
This preservation project was made possible thanks to the support of Memoriav.
Listen to an Audio Clip
sung by Aretí Angelidáki, a woman from the Yéryeri village (Crete), for her son who died abroad.
Recorded by Samuel Baud-Bovy in Yérgeri, Crete, April 1954.
Source : 1/4" tape, 7.5ips, mono, AIMP-BD702_03
Samuel Baud-Bovy Collection, International Archive of Popular Music (AIMP) of the MEG.
Preservation of the original tape and audio restoration: David Hadzis - United Music Foundation, Geneva
Recordings preserved with the support of:
Samuel Baud-Bovy during an interview with
a musician in Yéryeri (Crete), 1954.
Photo: Bertrand Bouvier / archives MEG-AIMP
Handwritten master tape box of a
Samuel Baud-Bovy recording (April 1954)