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Ann Yao playing a zheng  at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Ann Yao playing a zheng at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ernie Williams served as emcee. The Zheng is a Chinese zither, dating back to the third century BC. Yao was born in Shanghai to a musical family. In 1990 she moved to Florida, and worked with the Florida Folklife Program's apprenticeship program.

 

 

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Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither (zheng)

Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither (zheng)

Date
1993-12-01
Description
One proof sheet and 5 black and white images (plus negatives).
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Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Yao lived in Kissimmee, Florida. She played a mix of Chinese classical pieces, and Chinese folk songs.
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Autoharp player Bill Dillon

Autoharp player Bill Dillon

Date
1986-10-10
Description
Three color slides. The autoharp is also called a chroded zither. A lifelong musician, Dillon did not begin to play the autohrp until 1982 -- on a bet. He usualy plays songs made famour by Maybelle Carter. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two DAT tapes. This was the third visit by folklorist Stone; recorded at Groth's residence. Consists of a rehearsal (tape 14) and an interview with Groth (tape 14 and 15). 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 2004.
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05
Description
105 color slides. 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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Autoharp players at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Autoharp players at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Two color slides. Three autoharp players (chorded zither) at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival.
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Autoharp Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Autoharp Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1988-05-29
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hoovler served as emcee. Each player describved how they learned to play the autoharp (chorded zither), their distinctive styles, and then played several song selections.
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Bavarian zither player Hubert Dahm

Bavarian zither player Hubert Dahm

Date
1976-07
Description
One color print. Dahm of Tampa playing the Bavarian zither, a 42-string instrument with a five-octave range. This was sent into the Florida Folklfie Program as a publicity image for the 1978 Florida Folk Festival, at which Dahm played. He also played at the 1979, 1981, and 1983 festivals.
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Bill Dillion playing the autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Bill Dillion playing the autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ernie WIlliams served as emcee. The autoharp is also called a chorded zither. Dillion performed music by the Carter Family.
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a_s1576_t92-007Ann Yao playing a zheng at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Arts, Asian
Songs
Singing
Musical ensembles
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
String instruments
Arts, Chinese
Zheng
Zither
Musicians
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Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither (zheng)Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither (zheng)Still ImageFieldwork
Zither
Zheng
Musical instruments
String instruments
Arts, Asian
Arts, Chinese
Chinese Americans
Musicians
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a_s1576_t92-062Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundHarpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Arts, Chinese
Asian Americans
Arts, Asian
Zither
String instruments
Music performance
Musicians
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Autoharp player Bill DillonAutoharp player Bill DillonStill ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Autoharp
Zither
String instruments
Musical instruments
Music performance
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a_s1640_22_tape14Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Harpists
Musicians
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerAutoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Teaching of folklore
Harpists
Musicians
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Autoharp players at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalAutoharp players at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusic
Harps
String instruments
Performing arts
Performers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Zither
Autoharp
Musical instruments
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1576_t88-140Autoharp Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Zither
Workshops (Adult education)
Old time music
Musicians
Singers
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Bavarian zither player Hubert DahmBavarian zither player Hubert DahmStill ImageString instruments
Music performance
Zither
Musical instruments
Musicians
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a_s1576_t92-009Bill Dillion playing the autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Old time music
Songs
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Zither
String instruments
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Religious music
Musicians
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