29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Zither"
Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). The chorded zither, invented in the nineteenth century in Germany, is also called an autoharp. 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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Recording of a music rehearsal by autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Recording of a music rehearsal by autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05-05
Description
One DAT tape. 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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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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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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Billy Garrison  performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Billy Garrison performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Tammy Murray served as the emcee. Garrison was from Ft. Lauderdale.
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Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One audio cassette. Albritton was from Lithia, Florida. This session was begun on C94-54. All songs derive from either the BF White Sacred Harp book (Cooper Revision) or the original Sacred harp book (Denson Revision). Yao played the Chinese zither -- the zheng. 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. Her performance concludes on C94-56.
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Ray and Cheryl Belanger at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Ray and Cheryl Belanger at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hansen served as the emcee. The Belangers were from Tampa. ay played guitar, and Cheryl played auotharp (chorded zither).
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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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Mark and Linda Fackledey performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Mark and Linda Fackledey performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1991-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Murray served as the emcee. A married couple from Tampa that usually performed as a duo. Mark, originally from Holland, won the International Autoharp Championship in 1988. Linda was raised in California.
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Marty Schuman playing autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Marty Schuman playing autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Webber served as the emcee. Schuman, an autoharp (chorded zither) player, was from Gainesville.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerChorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Musical instruments
String instruments
German Americans
Music performance
Teaching of folklore
Musicians
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a_s1640_22_tape16Recording of a music rehearsal by autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Apprentices
Harpists
Musicians
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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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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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a_s1576_t92-049Billy Garrison performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Zither
String instruments
Music performance
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_33_c94-055Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
A capella singers
A capella singing
Oral narratives
Tales
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Personal experience narratives
Religious songs
Life histories
Singing
Chinese Americans
Arts, Chinese
Asian Americans
Zheng
Zither
String instruments
Storytellers
Shape note singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-003Ray and Cheryl Belanger at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundGuitarist
Harpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Guitar music
Guitarists
Autoharp
Autoharp music
String instruments
Old time music
Zither
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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a_s1576_t91-064Mark and Linda Fackledey performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundHarpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Autoharp music
Zither
Guitar music
Singing
Old time music
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t92-059Marty Schuman playing autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundHarpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Zither
Singing
Autoharp
String instruments
Music performance
Autoharp music
Musicians
Singers
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