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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Accordion music"
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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.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 2)

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Paine served as emcee. The Celestial Railroad consisted of Lo Gordon (banjo), Mary Gordon (guitar), Matt Gardner (bass), and Tim Gardner (fiddle). Steel guitarist McCormick lived in Defuniak Springs. Street vendor-guitarist Walton was from St. Petersburg. Accordionist Gianaros lived in Tarpon Springs. Walton, McCormick and Gianaros were all 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award Winners. Paine played between sets, first on mandolin with guitarist Dave Dowling; then with Dia Browning (fiddle), Schmidt (banjo), and Peter Martin (dulcimer). Fiddler Baldwin played with Dave Massey (guitar), Marrietta Massey (banjo), Dwight Devane (fiddle), David Borland (guitar), and Bill martin (fiddle/banjo). Their performances continued on D94-27.
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Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. Fiddler Baldwin played with Dave Massey (guitar), Marrietta Massey (banjo), Dwight Devane (fiddle), David Borland (guitar), and Bill martin (fiddle/banjo). Their performances continued from D94-26. Dana & Bob Kogut played bluegrass music, and were from Oviedo. Irish fiddler Kelly lived in Miami. Blues singer-guitarist Book Binder lived in Polk City.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

Date
2000-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Fitchen served as the emcee.
Collection
Thursday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Thursday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1954-05-06
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Collection
Thursday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

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

Date
1954-05-06
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Thursday afternoon performances. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Collection
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.
Collection
Tuesday afternoon performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Tuesday afternoon performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.

 

 

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Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Collection
Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded. Chase was a folklorist from North Carolina.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_s1576_43_d94-026Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Dance music
Accordion music
Steel guitars
Guitar music
African Americans
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Fiddle music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Accordionists
Bands (Music)
Street vendors
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a_s1576_43_d94-027Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Steel guitars
Accordion music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
African Americans
Selling
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Street vendors
Accordionists
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_84_d00-025Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Accordion music
Rock music
Old time music
Folk singers
Poetry
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Accordionists
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a_s1576_t76-002aThursday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundDancers
Singers
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Accordionists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Oral performance
Performing arts
Jump rope rhymes
Square dancing
Bluegrass music
Stringband music
String bands
Old time music
Accordion music
Filipino Americans
Peruvian Americans
Quilting
Patriotic songs
Folklorists
Students
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a_s1576_t76-002bThursday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Accordion music
Music performance
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Performing arts
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Creek Indians
Orators
Accordionists
Musicians
Town criers
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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_t77-031Tuesday afternoon performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Dance
Singing
Accordion music
Polka music
Singers
Musicians
Accordionists
Guitarist
Dancers
Students
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a_s1576_t77-037Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)SoundMusicians
Singers
Guitarist
Accordionists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Performing arts
Guitar music
Accordion music
Polka music
Country music
Cowboys
Children
Students
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a_s1576_t77-038Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)SoundMusicians
Fiddlers
Folklorists
Singers
Accordionists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Accordion music
Choruses
Fiddle music
Punch and Judy
Puppet theater
Puppets
Patriotic songs
Puppeteers
Students
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