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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Calendar rites"
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Every Island Has Its Own Song (rough cut, incomplete)

Every Island Has Its Own Song (rough cut, incomplete)

Date
1988
Description
One video recording (3/4 tape; 15:07) An early (and incomplete)version of the production -- for final edit, see video FV-112. Documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family. Includes family images, the Epiphany celebration, Tsimouris making and playing the tsabouna (Greek bagpipe), and discussion of Greek life and immigration. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)

Date
1987-11
Description
One video cassette. 20 minutes. (Copy found on FV-14, S 1615.) Shots of the Tsimouris family celebrating Epiphany. Created for the Every Island Has Its Own Song project. The finished product was a documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family, and the Tarpon Springs Greek community he lived in. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael researched, wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)

Date
1988-01-06
Description
Five video cassettes. (20 minutes each) (Copy of videos 36, 37, 28 found on FV-15; copies of videos 39 & 40 found on FV-16, S 1615.) The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ,thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community. Created for the Every Island Has Its Own Song project. The finished product was a documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family, and the Tarpon Springs Greek community he lived in. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael researched, wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
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Rough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary

Rough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary

Date
1987-11
Description
Six video recordings. (Beta; 20 minutes each) Early edit tapes for the documentary "Every Island Has Its Own Song," a Florida Folklife Program-produced documentary on tsabouna (Greek bagpipe) maker-player Nikitas Tsimouris and the Greek community of Tarpon Springs. Includes interviews with Tsimouris and his family, performance on the tsabouna, local sponge boats, an Epiphany Day celebration, and the Tsimoruis family at home. The tapes have gaps for narration, insert shots, and other post-production elements. For the completed documentary, see FV-112. For the original fieldwork videos, see FV-1 through FV-17 in S 1615.
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Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-06-29
Description
One audio casette. A third-generation Polish American originally from New Jersey, Coskey discusses Polish American folk arts, especially pysanky. Pysanky (East European egg decoration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. She also discusses Polish calendar rites; Polish holidays; Polish Americans; and books she has written.
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Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1962-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin (and Kirkland) served as emcee. Gautam, a Nepalese American student at the University of Florida, played the Nepalese drum. It was Bowlegs' 100th birthday party (according to the proceedings).

 

 

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Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

Date
1981-11-03
Description
Four reel to reels. Interview with singer and pianist Ida Goodson. Born and raised in Pensacola, she toured and recorded with various blues and jazz bands in the late 1920s and 1930s, and later worked for a lumber company for 35 years, while still playing the nightclubs. She converted to Christianity in 1960 and began playing gospel music. In the interview, she discusses her family; her sisters experiences in the music business; learning to play piano; her first song; blues, Dixieland, and jazz music in the 1920s and 1930s; touring Alabama and Georgia in the 1930s; Florida nightclubs; her marriage in 1927; her children's involvement in music; growing up in the Baptist Church and her religious reawakening in the 1960s; recording in New Orleans; games she played as a child; and May Day and Mardi Gras celebrations in Pensacola. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-1, C83-2, C83-3, and C83-4.
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Maria Gomez interview

Maria Gomez interview

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Interview with Maria Gomez in her home. She discusses Mexican American culture, including religion, ceremonies, foodways, growing up in Mexico, Catholicism, dating, weddings, and life in Florida. The interview is in Spanish. Her children can be heard at times. For images of the interview, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1516-1532. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcast

Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcast

Date
1995-05-14
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copied from a DAT tape -- FX95-5-3 -- which is not found in the collection.) This is a field recording of a radio broadcast (Radio Continental 1430AM) that began at 6am. it consisted of Mother's Day serenades, an long-term Mexican tradition that usually invovled musicians performing below a mother's window. Tomas Granado re-established the practice in the Homestead area. The station was owned by Amando and Alfredo Gallegos. La Fuerza del Norte consisted of Granado, David Avalos, Guadalupe Rivera, and Berto Espinoza. Los Errentes de Chua Nuevo Leon consisted of Alberto Espinoza, Juan Rivera, Leonal Pedraza, and Alberto Espinoza. 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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Recording of a Purim carnival at the Temple Etz Chaim Hebrew Day School

Recording of a Purim carnival at the Temple Etz Chaim Hebrew Day School

Date
1989-01-09
Description
One audio cassette. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Every Island Has Its Own Song (rough cut, incomplete)Every Island Has Its Own Song (rough cut, incomplete)Moving ImageMusicians
Documentary videos
Bagpipe music
Bagpipes
Tsabouna
Material culture
Instrument manufacture
Musical instruments
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Family history
Epiphany
Religious rites
Religious symbolism
Religious art
Catholics
Religion
Emigration and immigration
Dance
Calendar rites
Community rites
Parades
Music performance
Bagpipers
Musical instrument maker
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)Moving ImageFieldwork
Epiphany
Greek Americans
Rites and ceremonies
Calendar rites
Religious rites
Christianity
Catholics
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)Moving ImageFieldwork
Epiphany
Greek Americans
Rites and ceremonies
Calendar rites
Religious rites
Christianity
Catholics
Parades
Diving
Crosses
Dance
Costumes
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Rough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentaryRough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentaryMoving ImageArtisans
Musical instrument maker
Video recording
Documentary videos
Fieldwork
Interviewing on television
Demonstrations
Craft
Music performance
Interviews
Emigration and immigration
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Instrument manufacture
Tsabouna
Bagpipe music
Bagpipes
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Songs, Greek
Calendar rites
New Year rites
Epiphany
Catholics
Bagpipers
Musicians
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a_s1618_04_tape21Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundLibrarians
Artisans
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Polish Americans
Easter eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Calendar rites
Pysanky
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a_s1576_t77-118Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Drum music
Singing
Nepalese Americans
Drum performance
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Seminole Indians
Birthday rites
Calendar rites
Choruses
Storytelling
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Singers
Children
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t82-001Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida GoodsonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Personal experience narratives
Jazz music
Family history
Churches
Religious music
Vaudeville
Baptists
Nightclubs
Holidays and festivals
Mardi Gras
Calendar rites
Music business
May Day
Racial segregation
African Americans Segregation
Great Depression
Medicine shows
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Religion
Christianity
Singers
Pianists
Women jazz musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_04_tape65Maria Gomez interviewSoundFarm workers
Fieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Religion
Calendar rites
Marriage rites
Religious rites
Rites and ceremonies
Catholics
Food habits
Food
Holidays and festivals
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a_s2029_01_tape04Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcastSoundFieldwork
Music performance
Radio programs
Radio stations
Radio broadcasters
Holidays
Calendar rites
Singing
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Music Latin America
Latinos
Mothers Day
Mothers Day Songs and music
Songs
Serenades
Rites and ceremonies
NorteƱo music
Serenatas
Spanish language
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1664_06_tape31Recording of a Purim carnival at the Temple Etz Chaim Hebrew Day SchoolSoundChildren
Fieldwork
Jewish Americans
Purim
Religious rites
Religion
Jews
Judaism
Community culture
Community rites
Holidays and festivals
Calendar rites
Schools
Students
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