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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Accordion music"
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Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Date
2007-11-11
Description
Annette Fromm serves as emcee. Sharp reads a cowboy poem. Granado (accordion, vocals), J. Martinez (drums, vocals), Arrazola (bajo sexto, vocals), and Martinez (bass, vocals) perform as Mestengo. Granado explains their fusion of música norteña and Tejano/Tex-Mex; the genre's origins in northern Mexico; the influence of Polish and German musical styles and instrumentation, primarily the polka and the accordion; and technical aspects of the accordion and bajo sexto. The band plays a cumbia, ranchera, bolero, and huapango.
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Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Arrazola and Granado, both of Homestead, played Mexican button accordion; and Arbie (Live Oak) and Stapleton (Miami) played Cajun-style accordion. They were participants in the 1992 Florida Folklife Apprenticeship Program. Folklorist Robert Stone introduced them. Folk singer Fitchen served as emcee.
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Friday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1960-05-06
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. NOTE -- The original reel was inadvertently recorded on side 2 first, and then side 1. When digitized for preservation purposes, that sequence order was maintained. The tracks here are listed in the order of the reel recording, not the order as recorded at the festival. Therefore, notations are included as to which side of the reel the tracks are actually from. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Foy, Gill and Knight played as the Accordion Trio.
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Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday morning performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
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Friday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1956-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Frank Lyman was the leader of the Promenaders, based out of Beaufort, SC.

 

 

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Friday evening performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1957-05-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of the Friday afternoon performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1957 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
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Friday evening performances at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1959-05-01
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1959 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. There is a 20+ minute blank spot on the original reel recording.
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Interview with John Gianaros

Interview with John Gianaros

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. A Greek accordion player, Gianaros discusses his life, from his birth at sea in 1905, to emigrating to the US to teaching accordion playing. He originally worked on ocean liners as a mechanic, exposing him to America. Once in the US, he worked as a chef, then music teacher. He later played on Greek language radio in the 1930s. recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.

Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.

Date
1995-04-09
Description
One DAT tape. The recording session took place at the home of Emilo Hernandez (a Chicano band leader), and was set up by Tomas Granado. The first band, Los Fronterizos (The Bordermen), played conjunto music and were comprised of Felix Cortez (bajo sexto), Felix Cortez, Jr. (accordion), Eduardo Cortinas (drums), Eleazar Cortez (drums), and Jesus Cortez Jr. (bass). They were a popular local band. Jesus, Sr., the band leader and accoridonist, worked as a bartender. The other band was Grupo Sensacion, a five-member Tejano/pop band led by Jose Luis Velasquez (singer/keyboard player). His daughter, Julissa Lissette also sang for the band. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Date
2007-11-10
Description
Tina Bucuvalas serves as emcee. Granado (accordion, vocals), J. Martinez (drums, vocals), Arrazola (bajo sexto, vocals), and Martinez (bass, vocals) perform as Mestengo. Granado explains musica norteña's origins in Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, and other northern Mexican states; the influence of Germanic musical styles and instrumentation, primarily the polka and the accordion; variations of Mexican folk dance; and the different tunings of his accordions. Arrazola describes the bajo sexto and its difference from the guitar, including tuning and strings. The band performs a polka, a cumbia, a ranchera, and a huapango.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2034_07_cd07-046Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife StagesoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Music -- Performance
Mexican Americans
Norteño (Music)
Accordion music
Conjunto music
Cowboys -- Poetry
Cowboys -- Florida
Florida Crackers
Poetry reading
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a_s1576_t92-014Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Songs
Guitarists
Singers
Accordion
Accordion music
Apprentices
Folklorists
Musicians
Guitarist
Accordionists
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a_s1576_t77-092Friday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Hand-clapping games
Accordion music
Dance
Historical reenactments
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
African Americans
Singers
Rodeo performers
Accordionists
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t76-004bFriday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Hand-clapping games
Jump rope rhymes
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Town criers
Spirituals (Songs)
Accordion music
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Singers
Children
Dancers
Accordionists
Shape note singers
Choruses
Students
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a_s1576_t77-041Friday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Dance music
Dance
African Americans
Hand-clapping games
Accordion music
Fiddle music
Choruses
Dancers
Fiddlers
Children
Musicians
Singers
Students
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a_s1576_t77-056bFriday evening performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Fiddlers
Accordionists
Guitarist
Dancers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bands (Music)
Accordion music
Dance
Dance music
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-081Friday evening performances at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Accordion music
Singing
Autoharp music
Guitar music
Folk singers
Puppet drama
Seminole Indians
Oral performance
Puppet theater
Mikasuki language
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Religious songs
Punch and Judy
Singers
Storytellers
Accordionists
Musicians
Puppeteers
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a_s1576_25_c89-022Interview with John GianarosSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Accordion music
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Radio
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Musicians
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a_s2029_01_tape08Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.SoundSingers
Musicians
Accordionists
Fieldwork
Music performance
Latinos
Music Latin America
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Concerts
Conjunto music
Accordion music
Polka music
Bands (Music)
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a_s2034_07_cd07-038Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife StagesoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Music -- Performance
Mexican Americans
Norteño (Music)
Accordion music
Conjunto music
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