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Arbo Conch Shells (The)

Series : Measuring object for irrigation water

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  00:07:00  2004  Color  Sound

Cornas, or conches, were used before at Arbo in Galicia, in order to indicate the beginning and the end of the water irrigation times to beneficiaries. A conch ringer used to wander through irrigated parcels to warn beneficiaries of the changing.

Producer : CNRS
 
Author : WATEAU Fabienne (Mutations des territoires en Europe, UMR CNRS et Univ. Montpellier 3, Montpellier)
Director : WATEAU Fabienne (CNRS-Lab. d'ethnologie et de sociologie comparative, UMR CNRS et Univ. Paris X, Nanterre)
Scientific referent : WATEAU Fabienne
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Audiovisual processReal shots.
Live sound.
NotesCe film est le deuxième de la série qui comporte deux autres titres : "La Pierre de partage de l'eau" (n° 1) et "La Canne à mesurer l'eau" (n° 3).
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kThematique

Ethnology ; Acoustics

Keywords  

Water ; Conch ; Irrigation ; Sound ; Measurement

Places  

Spain

Technical Sheet
Item No.1807
PublicSpecialised audience
VersionFrench
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery supportDV Cam