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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Balalaika"
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Michael Tarakas playing the balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Michael Tarakas playing the balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

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Description
One black and white print. The Balalaika is a triangular-shaped string instrument, much like the lute. It is one of the most important string instruments in Eastern Europe.
Collection
Michael Tarakus playing the Russian balalaika

Michael Tarakus playing the Russian balalaika

Date
1980-05
Description
One photographic print. Images of Gulfport resident Michael Tarakus playing Russian balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival. A string stringed intsrument, the balalaika originated in the Siberian region of Russia. Tarakus was born in Estonia, and emigrated to the United States in 1948, settling in Florida.
Collection
Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1980-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
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Michael Tarakas playing the balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalMichael Tarakas playing the balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusical instruments
Music
Balalaika
Performing arts
Performers
String instruments
Demonstrations
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Musicians
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Michael Tarakus playing the Russian balalaikaMichael Tarakus playing the Russian balalaikaStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Musical instruments
String instruments
Balalaika
Music performance
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-059Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Balalaika
Folklorists
Tsabouna
Bagpipe music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Storytelling
Trickster tales
Indian Americans
Singers
Bagpipers
Musicians
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