Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither (zheng)

237175
Date
1993-12-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet and 5 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Ann Yao playing a zheng at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236948
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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. <br /> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-7

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

240323
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Yao, at the time a performer for the Chinese exhibit at the Epcot Center and Julia Edge perform o the zheng (Chinese zither.) Li Wai discusses the zheng, its tradition and history and how it is made and tuned. She also takes questions from the audience.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-83

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

240460
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Julia Edge, 10-year old Chinese zheng player who has performed with Yo Yo Ma, discusses her history of playing, the nature of the instrument including the pentatonic scale on which it is constructed and Cantonese music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-95

Chinese zither player Ann Yao

237189
Date
1993-12-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Slides are dark.
Type
Still Image

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240436
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Julia Leryon continues her performance on the zheng. Stuart Pacetti and apprentice Darrell Colee discuss fishnet making and shrimping and give a netcasting demonstration; continued on C01-71.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-70

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

239594
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-55

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

240211
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Between 6:00 and 7:00, the Florida Folklife Program, with folklorist Bucuvalas, presented the 1999 participants in the Florida Folk Arts Apprenticeship program. For more information, see the web page: <a title="http://www.flheritage.com/preservation/folklife/apprentice...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-6

Main stage performers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

237152
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

239611
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C94-75/76.) Milner served as the emcee. Singer-guitarist Crider sang on Florida environment. He performed with Gabe Valla (guitar), Bob Kogat (mandolin), Tim Higgins (fiddle), and Diane Delage (sign language interpreter). Yao played the zheng (a Chinese zi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-6

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

239645
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Walker served as emcee. The Neighborhood Blues Band, of Orlando, featured John Ellis, Reggie Scott, Billy Rat Stevens, and Odell Maxwell. Yao played the zheng Chinese zither). She was born in China, and lived in Orlando. The Tap Crackers were based out of Osceola County...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-39

Folklife area demonstrators and performers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

237153
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with sixty black and white images (plus negatives). Each year, the Florida Folklife Program invites demonstrators and folk arts to showcase Florida folklife. In 1994, these demonstrators included musicians such as sacred harp singer Albritton, Chinese zheng player Yao, choir from Mt...
Type
Still Image

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240062
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Yao played the zheng, a Chinese zither, performing several songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-36

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240435
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stuempfle and Bucuvalis served as emcee. Charley Dean continues discussing making saddles along with stories about cowhunters in Florida, cowdogs and the use of whips. Randy Minger and his daughter, Jacque Minger (Pierson) discuss ranching including rodeo, horseshoe varie...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-69

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240212
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Between 6:00 and 7:00, the Florida Folklife Program, with folklorist Bucuvalas, presented the 1999 participants in the Florida Folk Arts Apprenticeship program. For more information, see the web page:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.flheritage.com/preservation/folklife/appren...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-7

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Concert Stage) (Tape 3)

239646
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Walker served as emcee. The Neighborhood Blues Band, of Orlando, featured Evan Waller (guitar), Chip Luck (guitar), Ray Starling (bass), Larry Courtney (guitar), Dave Adams (drums), Dave Crukowski (harmonica), Odell Maxwell (harmonica) and Layla Bennett (piano.). Yao pl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-40

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240061
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Rondalla String Band discussed the various Filipino instruments they used as well as traditional life in the Philippines. Paat was a hula instructor. Yao played the zheng, a Chinese zither, performing several songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-35

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance and Dance Stage) (Tape 3)

240235
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Bucuvalas served as the emcee. Banks and Demps demonstrated hymn lining. Yao and Edge played the zheng, the Chinese zither. They were all participants in the Folklife Apprenticeship Program. The Roddenberry Family sang sacred harp (shape note) songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-30

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

240066
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-40

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

240076
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-50

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