K. BARONS’ MEMORIAL MUSEUM (K. BARONA MEMORIALAIS DZIVOKLIS-MUZEJS)

Address: K. Barona iela 3-5, Riga LV-2011, LATVIA
Telephone: +371-7284265
Date of creation: 1983.

Research

Regions: Latvia. Methods/objectives: collection and documentation. Researchers: Ruta Karklina (Genealogy of K. Barons); Andris Erglis (Latvian folk song collection); Valdis Jurkovskis (collection and systematization of Latvian folk songs).

Collections

Audio and video archives: tapes and cassettes 800 h - traditional singers, musicians, folklore ensembles, concerts, lectures, radio broadcasts; video 69 h - traditional singers, musicians, folklore ensembles, concerts. Regions: Latvia. Documentation: IBM Write for Windows. Persons or institutions can order individual copies of the recordings.

Education

Courses: Latvian traditional singing classes, public lectures about Latvian folklore, cultural history, ethnic traditions.

Diffusion

Concerts/festivals: occasional concerts of folklore ensembles and authentic singers.

Concerts/festivals: occasional concerts.