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ID: 300260319
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300260319

 

Record Type: concept
griottes (storytellers) (griots, performing artists, ... People (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Women who narrate, chant, or sing histories, especially genealogies, of individuals, families, and communities, often accompanying this with instrumental music, acting, and mime. Originally used with reference to West Africans, now applied to such people in other cultures and geographic areas.
 
Terms:
griottes (storytellers) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
griottes (storytellers) (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
griottes (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
griotte (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
griotte (Dutch,AD,U,U)
griotte (storyteller) (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
griotte's (storyteller) (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
griottes' (storytellers) (C,U,English,AD,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HG

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of People (hierarchy name)
.... People (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of people (agents)
........ people (agents) (G)
Hierarchy of <people by occupation>
............ <people by occupation> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the humanities>
................ <people in the humanities> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the arts and related occupations>
.................... <people in the arts and related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the arts>
........................ <people in the arts> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the performing arts>
............................ <people in the performing arts> (G)
Hierarchy of performing artists
................................ performing artists (G)
Hierarchy of griots
.................................... griots (G)
Hierarchy of griottes (storytellers)
........................................ griottes (storytellers) (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of People (hierarchy name)
.... People (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of people (agents)
........ people (agents) (G)
Hierarchy of <people by occupation>
............ <people by occupation> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the social sciences and related occupations>
................ <people in the social sciences and related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of social scientists
.................... social scientists (G)
Hierarchy of <people in history and related occupations>
........................ <people in history and related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of historians
............................ historians (G)
Hierarchy of oral historians
................................ oral historians (G)
Hierarchy of griottes (storytellers)
.................................... griottes (storytellers) (G)
 
Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of People (hierarchy name)
.... People (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of people (agents)
........ people (agents) (G)
Hierarchy of <people by occupation>
............ <people by occupation> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the social sciences and related occupations>
................ <people in the social sciences and related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of social scientists
.................... social scientists (G)
Hierarchy of <people in history and related occupations>
........................ <people in history and related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in history-related occupations>
............................ <people in history-related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of genealogists
................................ genealogists (G)
Hierarchy of griottes (storytellers)
.................................... griottes (storytellers) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor vrouwen die verhalen vertellen of zingen, vooral genealogieën, over individuen, families en gemeenschappen, vaak begeleid door instrumentale muziek, toneelspel en mime. Oorspronkelijk gebruikt voor West-Afrikanen, nu ook voor mensen in andere culturen en regio’s. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para mujeres que narran, recitan o cantan historias, especialmente genealogias de individuos, familias y comunidades, frecuentemente acompañando esto con música, actuación y mímica. Originalmente usado en referencia a africanos occidentales, ahora aplicado a gente en otras culturas y regiones geográficas. 

Related concepts:
have counterpart ....  griots
..............................  (performing artists, <people in the performing arts>, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300260302]

Sources and Contributors:
griotte ()............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.......................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 26
.......................  TAA database (2000-)
griottes (storytellers)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.........................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.........................................  Research in African Literatures (1970-) 2: 3, 71, Hale. "Griottes: female voices from West Africa."
.........................................  Simon et al., World Music (1994) 242, feminine form of "griot"
.........................................  TAA database (2000-)
griotte's (storyteller)............  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
griottes' (storytellers)............  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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