29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Zither"
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Starts with the 97th Regimental String Band, then footage of the folklife tent: an autoharpist; Hunagrian needleworker Horvath, comparsa dancers Irene & Emelia Fernandez; the bell carillon; various craft tents; a guitar workshop; and the Friends of Florida Folklife tent.
Collection
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.
Collection
Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dudley served as emcee (and joined in on guitar on some of the songs)
Collection
Jan Milner performing with the autoharp at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Jan Milner performing with the autoharp at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1989-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Milner served as emcee. Milner was filling in for Jesus and Henry Rodriguez, who were a no-show for the time slot.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1981-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Older was from Lake Hamilton, and listed in the program as an Adirondack minstrel. Dahm was from Tampa. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. The band, No Commercial Appeal, was from Gainesville. Hilliard was from Seabreeze.
Collection
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).
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Chinese zither player Ann Yao

Chinese zither player Ann Yao

Date
1993-12-01
Description
Three color slides. Slides are dark.
Collection
Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

Date
1990
Description
Six black and white prints. The chorded zither is also called the 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)Moving ImageBands (Music)
Needleworkers
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
String instruments
Old time music
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Zither
Arts, Cuban
Comparsa tradition
Tents
Signs and signboards
Retail trade
Craft
Architecture
Carillons
Workshops (Adult education)
Guitar music
Guitarists
Guitar
Needlework
Arts, Hungarian
Sewing
Dancers
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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a_s1576_t87-095Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Old time music
Singing
Autoharp music
Zither
Singers
Musicians
Harpists
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a_s1576_t89-011Jan Milner performing with the autoharp at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Old time music
Zither
Musicians
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a_s1576_t81-042Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Old time music
Country music
Zither
Zither music
Minstrel shows
English songs
Sea songs
Singers
Musicians
Bands (Music)
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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_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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Chinese zither player Ann YaoChinese zither player Ann YaoStill ImageFieldwork
Zither
String instruments
Zheng
Arts, Chinese
Music performance
Chinese Americans
Musicians
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Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprenticeChorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprenticeStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Zither
Autoharp
German Americans
Music performance
String instruments
Musical instruments
Musicians
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