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Disc Recording - Parlophone, "E PARI-RA" and "POLKAREKARE", Ana Hato & Deane Waretini. Circa 1927 Audiovisual Reg. No: ST 033541

Disc recording:(10 in) Parlophone. "E PARI-RA" and "POLKAREKARE", Ana Hato & Deane Waretini

Recorded in Australia.

First Maori recordings

Technology: lateral cut.
Classification: Ethnic
Black disc with white label, green writing and central hole. Brown paper sleeve. Paper slip
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Albert Isaacs, 1972
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 276 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: communications, sound recordings, disc recordings
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Playback Media - Analogue
Tertiary Classification: maori music
Inscriptions: Side A: PRLOPHONE / POKAREKARE / Alfred Hill / Speed 78 / Ana Hato & Deane Waretini / With Violin, Cello and Piano Accompaniment / Recorded in Australia / A 2801 / A 413-1 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Side A (run-out): A413 / P6844
Side B: PRLOPHONE / E PARI-RA / arr. L. Rowe / Speed 78 / Ana Hato & Deane Waretini / With Violin, Cello and Piano Accompaniment / Recorded in Australia / A 2801 / A 412-1 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Side B (run-out): A412 / P6843

Paper slip: 1927-1936 / recorded in / Australia / first Maori / recordings
Format: Gramophone Disc; 78 RPM x 10-inch
Manufacturer: Parlophone Co., Ltd., Australia, 1927
References: Ana Hato & Deane Waretini: http://www.discogs.com/Ana-Hato-Deane-Waretini-Pokarekare/release/3134584 last accessed 25Jan2013


John Hicks Posted on 24 Oct 2013 5:45 AM
I found a copy of this record in a U.K. junkshop many years ago. This entry helps to explain some of it's significance. At the same time I bought another similar Aust. Parlophone cat. no. A2995 titles "PURU TAITAMA" (A520) and "WAIKATO" (A519) by "The Tahiwis" accompanied by "The Rhythmic Three"

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