Bavarian zither player Hubert Dahm - Tampa, Florida

109742
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3810

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

Chinese zither player Ann Yao

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

Bavarian zither player Hubert Dahm

234677
Date
1976-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print. Dahm of Tampa playing the Bavarian zither, a 42-string instrument with a five-octave range. This was sent into the Florida Folklfie Program as a publicity image for the 1978 Florida Folk Festival, at which Dahm played. He also played at the 1979, 1981, and 1983 festivals.
Type
Still Image

Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

235976
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). The chorded zither, invented in the nineteenth century in Germany, is also called an autoharp. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artist...
Type
Still Image

Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

235981
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 2

Autoharp players at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234284
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Three autoharp players (chorded zither) at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Vince Modie playing the Hungarian zither

241218
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-92

Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237007
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Yao lived in Kissimmee, Florida. She played a mix of Chinese classical pieces, and Chinese folk songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-62
Item ID
T92-63

Kanoun owned by Syrian musician Elias Kilzi in Miami, Florida.

118526
Date
2001
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS011108

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

Marty Schuman playing autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237003
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Webber served as the emcee. Schuman, an autoharp (chorded zither) player, was from Gainesville.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-59

Ray and Cheryl Belanger at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237208
Date
1990-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hansen served as the emcee. The Belangers were from Tampa. ay played guitar, and Cheryl played auotharp (chorded zither).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-3

Lynn Wadley and Jan Milner performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237585
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. Wadley played guitar, and Milner played the chorded zither.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-39
Item ID
T88-40

Autoharp Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237679
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-140
Item ID
T88-141

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 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

Bill Dillion playing the autoharp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236949
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-9

Portrait of Syrian kanoun player Elias Kilzi in Miami, Florida.

118525
Date
2001
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS011107

Cimbalom owned by Joseph Szaryus - Casselberry, Florida

106147
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1074

Folklife Genre: Western European

273971
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Our Western European category encompasses musical styles from the western parts of Germany and the Alpine region to the Atlantic Ocean. The piano, accordion, violin, cello, banjo, hurdy-gurdy, bagpipes, zither, and brass instruments are the primary instruments in this genre. Performers of traditiona...
Type
interactive resource

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 13)

237985
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-208

Autoharpist Clay Jones performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

234336
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Clay Jones playing the autoharp at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. The autoharp is a string instrument, much like the zither, that is played on one's lap. It first appeared in the 1880s.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-191

Folklife People: Moses Williams

273989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Moses Williams (1919-1988) was born February 15 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. He spent much of his life traveling, either in show business or working as an itinerant farm worker, which eventually brought him to Florida. At the age of 11, he learned the harmonica, but it was his one-string zither, or "d...
Type
interactive resource

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

238927
Date
1981-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-42

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

Autoharp player Bill Dillon

236669
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The autoharp is also called a chroded zither. A lifelong musician, Dillon did not begin to play the autohrp until 1982 -- on a bet. He usualy plays songs made famour by Maybelle Carter. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm ...
Type
Still Image

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

Bill Dillon playing the autoharp - West Palm Beach, Florida

108887
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2948A

Bill Dillon with his autoharp - West Palm Beach, Florida

108889
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2949A

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