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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Fiddles"
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Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Date
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wagner discusses his Georgia origins; his education at UNF; learning instrument making from his father as a child; repairing instruments; playing the cello and various other stringed instruments; bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar; knife making; toy making; making guitars, banjoes, violins, and dulcimers; various inlays; Stradivarius and his techniques; patterns; and prices charged. Images of Wagner can be found in S 1577, v. 37. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1986-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-91.) The rest of Kelly's performance of irish fiddle music can be found on T86-49. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
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Fiddler Billy Bryan performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

Fiddler Billy Bryan performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

Date
1989-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rosenberg served as emcee. After the music performance, Rosenberg explained about the folklife area.
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Fiddle contest winners performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Fiddle contest winners performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Fitchen served as emcee.
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Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. The group was Seaman (fiddle), Piccalo (guitar) and Farley (bass). Folk singer Dinella served as emcee.
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Fiddler James Kelly performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Fiddler James Kelly performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Tammy Murray served as emcee.

 


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Jack Piccalo interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Jack Piccalo interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-07-29
Description
One audio cassette. Piccalo is a self-taught bluegrass fiddler and banjo player. In the interview he discusses his start in West Virginia; his job as a hardware salesman; learning bluegrass banjo playing styles; bluegrass music; old time music vs. bluegrass music; various bands he has played with; the Jacksonville music scene; the hillbilly image of the music; and local musicians.
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Bluegrass jam session at Wayne Fannings residence in Jacksonville

Bluegrass jam session at Wayne Fannings residence in Jacksonville

Date
1988-07-29
Description
One audio cassette. For an interview with Piccalo, see S 1618, box 4, tape 13. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Richard Seaman interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Richard Seaman interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-08-10
Description
One audio cassette. Seaman, an old-time fiddle player who grew up in Kissimmee, playing at square dances. He moved to Jacksonville in 1922, and spent his life working for the railroads. He discusses learning how to play the fiddle; playing for square dances; earning a living through music in the Depression; memorizing tunes; working for the railroads; dance tunes; beaters; local musicians; dance traditions in North Florida; German music in area; fiddle contests; playing in Jacksonville; and various tall tales.
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Culbreath Family Band rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Culbreath Family Band rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-12-17
Description
One audio recording.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_22_c86-178Interview with musical instrument maker Dick WagnerSoundMusical instrument maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Musical instruments
String instruments
Banjoes
Guitar
Guitarists
Fiddles
Bass guitars
Knifesmiths
Woodwork
Toy making
Carpentry
Music
Guitar makers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-048Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Venezuelan Americans
Arts, Venezuelan
Music performance
Harp music
Harps
Demonstrations
Maracas
Arts, Irish
Irish Americans
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Fiddles
Musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t89-062Fiddler Billy Bryan performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Fiddles
Fiddle music
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t91-029Fiddle contest winners performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFiddlers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Fiddles
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Contests
String instruments
Musicians
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a_s1576_t92-025Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundBands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Guitarists
Storytelling
Singing
Tall tales
Fiddles
Old time music
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a_s1576_t92-066Fiddler James Kelly performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Irish Americans
Arts, Irish
Fiddle music
Fiddles
Music performance
Fiddling
String instruments
Songs, Irish
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1618_04_tape13Jack Piccalo interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundMusic
Banjos
Field recordings
Italian Americans
Interviews
Chordophones
Fiddles
Oral narratives
Fiddle tunes
Music industry
Bands (music)
Old time music
String band music
Bluegrass music
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a_s1618_04_tape14Bluegrass jam session at Wayne Fannings residence in JacksonvilleSoundMusicians
Banjoists
Fieldwork
Italian Americans
Music performance
String instruments
Fiddles
Performing arts
Musical traditions, Anglo-Americans
Musical ensembles
Banjoes
Banjo music
Music business
Bands (Music)
Old time music
String bands
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1618_05_tape06Richard Seaman interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFiddle tunes
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Chordophones
Fiddles
Square dance
Old time music
Banjos
Great Depression
String band music
Storytelling
Tall tales
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a_s1622_03_tape17Culbreath Family Band rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundFiddles
Guitars
Field recordings
Rehearsals
Bluegrass music
Fiddle tunes
Old time music
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