Michael Tarakus playing the Russian balalaika

236714
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One photographic print. Images of Gulfport resident Michael Tarakus playing Russian balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival. A string stringed intsrument, the balalaika originated in the Siberian region of Russia. Tarakus was born in Estonia, and emigrated to the United States in 1948, settling...
Type
Still Image

Michael Tarakas playing the balalaika at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

234417
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. The Balalaika is a triangular-shaped string instrument, much like the lute. It is one of the most important string instruments in Eastern Europe.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-381

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239088
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-59

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 3)

239697
Date
1995-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape(DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D95-43

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