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1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

Date
1981-10-09
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

Date
1980-03-15
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Only a few of the songs titles were provided.
Collection
Fiddler Amy Cox and her apprentice Bob Murphy performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Fiddler Amy Cox and her apprentice Bob Murphy performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1991-05-24
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as emcee. Cox and Murphy (both on fiddle) played with Jerry Cox (guitar). Amy Cox began playing with her father Gerry and mother Regina in the Homegrown String Band in 1982 at the age of eight. They played the Florida Folk Festival from 1983 through the 1990s. A copy of their album, Little Streams of Whiskey, may be found in S 1640, box 21. Murphy was her apprentice in 1990-1991.

 

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Fiddler George Custer and his apprentice Andrew Cook performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Fiddler George Custer and his apprentice Andrew Cook performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. Cook apprenticed under fiddler Custer in 1990 through the FFP Apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Fiddlers Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performing

Fiddlers Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performing

Date
1988-08-08
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Piccalo, a self-taught Italian American bluegrass musician, and Seaman playing bluegrass and old-time fiddles tunes. For an interview with Piccalo see S 1618, box 4, tape 13-14. For an interview with Seaman, see S 1618, box 5, tapes 6 and 13. For images of the jam session, see S 1577, v. 54. 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.
Collection
Fred Perry playing his fiddle

Fred Perry playing his fiddle

Date
1985-02-13
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of well-known fiddler Fred Perry playing his repertoire of old fiddle tunes. He is joined by Doug and Frank Trivette. Perry has played in the St. Johns region for over fifty years, including with bluegrass great Ralph Stanley. Also on the tape is Fred's wife Ruby. For images of the performance, see slides S85-1496 - S85-1498 in S 1577, V. 27. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted 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.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

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

Date
1963-05-06
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.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1960-05-06
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.

 

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Friday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1963-05-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances. (The division between afternoon and evening performances is unclear in the records. This is an approximate divison.)
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_10_c83-1001981 Florida State Fiddlers CompetitionSoundMusicians
Competitions
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Special events
Violin music
String instruments
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Contests
Music performance
Performing arts
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t83-077Fiddle tunes by Horace FletcherSoundFieldwork
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Performing arts
Music performance
Old time music
Dance music
String instruments
Musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t91-014Fiddler Amy Cox and her apprentice Bob Murphy performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Apprentices
Fiddle music
Fiddling
String instruments
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-113bFiddler George Custer and his apprentice Andrew Cook performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Apprentices
Old time music
Fiddle music
Fiddling
String instruments
Bluegrass music
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1618_05_tape07Fiddlers Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performingSoundMusicians
Fieldwork
Music performance
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Fiddles
String instruments
Old time music
Musical traditions, Anglo-Americans
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1714_04_tape38Fred Perry playing his fiddleSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Research methods
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Fiddles
String instruments
Musical instruments
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Musicians
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t77-068bFriday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Fiddle music
Singing
Old time music
African Americans
Seminole Indians
Fiddling
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Singers
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-093Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Old time music
Banjo music
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Dance
Clogging
African Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Gospel songs
Singers
Fiddlers
Dancers
Banjoists
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-094Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Bands (Music)
Singing
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Arts, Scottish
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Dance
Singers
Choruses
Fiddlers
Dancers
Banjoists
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-136bFriday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Folk singers
Singing
Guitarists
Guitar music
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Jokes
Storytelling
Trickster tales
Animal tales
African Americans
Oral narratives
Singers
Guitarist
Fiddlers
Storytellers
Musicians
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