4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Fieldworker is exactly "Sommers, Laurie Kay"
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Ilusión 60 performance at Club Bosque

Ilusión 60 performance at Club Bosque

Date
1985-08-12
Description
Two reel-to-reel tapes, copied onto audiocassettes C86-114 and C86-115. Ilusión 60, a six-piece Cuban charanga ensemble, performs a cha-cha-cha, a merengue, a bolero, and various salsa tunes at a Miami supper club called Club Bosque. The evening is a tribute to Rivero, a well known pianist and composer in Miami. Rivero and vocalist La India de Oriente join the ensemble for Rivero's original compositions, "Virgen de Regla" and "Eleguá (El Niño de Atocha)." Vocalist Macuye joins the ensemble on the last three tracks.
Collection
Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Date
1985-08-16
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (copied onto C86-61). Interview with metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk in is home. Originally from Lithuania, he discusses learning wood carving from his father; welding in the US; themes behind his sculpture; Biblical themes; inspirations; and exhibiting his art.
Collection
Mariachi Jalisco rehearsal and interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Mariachi Jalisco rehearsal and interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-09-04
Description
Two audiotape reels copied onto audiocassette C86-120. Mariachi Jalisco is led by Rodriguez and featured Arellano (guitarrón mexicano), Martinez (vihuela mexicana), Lopez (trumpet), and Varel (trumpet).The group performs traditional Mariachi music from Mexico. Afterwards, a fieldworker interviews Rodriguez, Lopez, Varel, Martinez, and Arellano in Spanish.
Collection
Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-08-22
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (Copied onto C86-60). Greenberg, a ketubah maker, describes the process of making a Jewish marriage contract art. Jewish marriage contract art is also known as katubut/katabbah/katubah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A ketubah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees the wife financial rights upon her husband's death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. In the interview she discusses her education (Masters in Arts); her family history; history of ketubah; process for creating them; Jewish marriage rites; training she recieved; and contract styles.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-072Ilusión 60 performance at Club BosqueSoundField recordings
Music -- Performance
Cubans
Charanga
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a_s1576_t86-018Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts SurveySoundField recordings
Metalworking
Material culture
Figurines
Jewish Americans
Lithuanian Americans
Religious art
Decorative arts
Welders
Sculpture
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a_s1576_t86-078Mariachi Jalisco rehearsal and interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundMexican Americans
Music -- Performance
Folk music -- Mexico
Mariachi
Rancheras
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a_s1576_t86-017Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Contracts
Marriage
Weddings
Jewish Americans
Jewish law
Religious art
Interviews
Oral narratives
Life histories
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