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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Zither"
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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.
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
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.
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.
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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 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.
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 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.
Collection
Bill Dillon performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Bill Dillon performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1988-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Bill Dillon playing the autoharp at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Bill Dillon playing the autoharp at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1988-05-29
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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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_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_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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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_t92-062Ann 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_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_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_t88-021bBill Dillon performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundSingers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Autoharp music
Old time music
Zither
Musicians
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a_s1576_t88-102Bill Dillon playing the autoharp at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundSingers
Harpists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Autoharp music
Old time music
Zither
Bluegrass music
Musicians
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