Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance and Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

Date: May 26, 2000

Source: S1576 , Container 84 , D00-29

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

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Title of Work

  • Am I a Soldier of the Cross (Banks & Demps)
  • Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah
  • Yoshke (Johnsons)
  • Fisher Lid
  • Hoffman's Hora
  • Palace of the Czar
  • Odessa Bulgar Number 1
  • Misirlou
  • Indo-Trinidadian Tasa Drumming (Romeo and the Boys)
  • Hawaiian music and dance (Lavoie & Apo)
  • Fisher Lid (Johnsons)
  • Yoshke
  • Palace of the Czar
  • Hoffman's Hora
  • Odessa Bulgar Number 1
  • Misirlou
  • Mazel Tov
  • Frailach Number 3

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  • One digital audio tape (DAT). Bucuvalas served as the emcee. Banks and Demps demonstrated hymn lining. The Johnsons were Lisa Johnson (piano, keyboard), John Johnson (guitar, mandolin), Martin Johnson (fiddle), and Vgo. From Gainesville, they played Klezmer music. Romeo and the Boys played Trinidadian music. The included Ragbir, Mahesh Roopharine, Chris Jai Karan, Joe Ramanan, Robert Ragbit, Barry Jai Karan, and Shivanan Ramanan. They were participants in the Folklife Apprenticeship program. Apo and Lavoi played Hawaiian music, including playing the poi balls.

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