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  • Iruten har nuzu = I am making wool

    Yellow song check-list notes: About "spinning wool for thread for stockings." Yellow song check-list notes: "Last verse cut short." Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry, Matias Etcheverry, and Antoinette Erro, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney ...

    Contributor: Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry, Matias Etcheverry, and Antoinette Erro - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Etcheverry (Mrs. Francisco) - Etcheverry, Matias - Erro, Antoinette - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry, Matias Etcheverry, and Antoinette Erro Performing Basque Songs, September 11, 1940 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940

  • Googen ara = I took the earthen jar to the well, a love song

    LC romanized form of title: Kuzhn ara. Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: Baboyan, Ruben J. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Ruben J. Baboyan Performing Armenian Songs, April 16, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Scales played on the kanoon [qanun] and comments on their use

    Bedros Haroutunian, qanun, Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939. Following Bedros Haroutunian's example of a scale played on the qanun, Sidney Robertson ...

    Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Bedros Haroutunian Performing Armenian Music, April 22, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Lili bat ikhusi dut = I saw a lily in a garden

    Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on September 11, 1940. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In ...

    Contributor: Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Etcheverry (Mrs. Francisco) - Etcheverry, Matias - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry, Matias Etcheverry, and Antoinette Erro Performing Basque Songs, September 11, 1940 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940

  • Comments on Armenian orchestral style

    Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, 1939. Sidney Robertson Cowell discusses Armenian orchestral style, as exemplified by Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra. Reference copy available ...

    Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra Performing Armenian Music, April 23, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Yar ounei = I had a sweetheart

    LC romanized form of title: Yar unei. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A soldier's song. The names of the cities in the song should be Batoum [Batumi, Georgian S.S.R.]. ...

    Contributor: Baboyan, Ruben J. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Ruben J. Baboyan Performing Armenian Songs, April 16, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Tuning of kanoon [qanun] : Complete scale

    Bedros Haroutunian, qanun. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group of ...

    Contributor: Haroutunian, Bedros - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Bedros Haroutunian Performing Armenian Music, April 22, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Three dances

    Played on violin by Jack Aslanian, with accompaniment on clarinet by Mesrout Takajian. Occasional verse sung by Jack Aslanian. Jack Aslanian, vocals and violin; Mesrout Takakjian, clarinet. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    Contributor: Aslanian, Jack - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Takakjian, Mesrout - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra Performing Armenian Music, April 23, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Partitze ko tenoria = Time to part

    Dust jacket notes: Best melody, but defective spot [on record]. Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on September 11, 1940. Reference copy ...

    Contributor: Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Etcheverry (Mrs. Francisco) - Etcheverry, Matias - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry, Matias Etcheverry, and Antoinette Erro Performing Basque Songs, September 11, 1940 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940

  • Turkish march

    Joe Bedrosian, zurna. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 24, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group of ...

    Contributor: Bedrosian, Joe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Joe Bedrosian Performing Armenian Music, April 24, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Comments on the kamanche

    Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939. Sidney Robertson Cowell discusses the kamanche and Mr. Haroutunian's performance on it and on other instruments. ...

    Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Bedros Haroutunian Performing Armenian Music, April 22, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • I duski denean zoin eder den itzala = When the sun shines everywhere, how good the shade is!

    Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on September 11, 1940. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In ...

    Contributor: Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Etcheverry (Mrs. Francisco) - Etcheverry, Matias - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry, Matias Etcheverry, and Antoinette Erro Performing Basque Songs, September 11, 1940 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940

  • Armenian soldier's march

    Yellow song check-list notes: Opening solo on oud. Jack Aslanian, violin; Bedros Haroutunian, qanun; Archie Krotlian, oud; Mesrout Takakjian, clarinet. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, 1939. ...

    Contributor: Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Aslanian, Jack - Haroutunian, Bedros - Krotlian, Archie - Takakjian, Mesrout - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra Performing Armenian Music, April 23, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Taksim (Improvisation) and Sha'ki

    Dust jacket notes: Turkish-style Armenian city music played on the violin by Hartop Goshtigian and sung by Mary Goshtigian while accompanying on the oud. For a note describing the musical forms taksim ...

    Contributor: Mary Goshtigian and Hartop Goshtigian - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Goshtigian, Mary - Goshtigian, Hartop - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mary and Hartop Goshtigian Performing Armenian Songs and Music, April 17, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Song of freedom

    Dust jacket notes: The qanun plays the opening solo. Jack Aslanian, violin; Bedros Haroutunian, qanun; Archie Krotlian, oud; Mesrout Takakjian, clarinet. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, ...

    Contributor: Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Aslanian, Jack - Haroutunian, Bedros - Krotlian, Archie - Takakjian, Mesrout - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra Performing Armenian Music, April 23, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Taksim and wedding dance

    Yellow song check-list notes: Solo preceeded by "Arabian" tuning. Bedros Haroutunian, kamanche. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: Haroutunian, Bedros - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Bedros Haroutunian Performing Armenian Music, April 22, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Tuning of violin [as a kemanche]

    Jack Aslanian, violin. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group of ...

    Contributor: Aslanian, Jack - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra Performing Armenian Music, April 23, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Taksim (Improvisation) and Sha'ki

    Yellow song check-list notes: "Taksim or tah'sim and sha'ki are the names of specific musical forms, the first free in style to show off one's virtuosity, the second stricter in form. A ...

    Contributor: Goshtigian, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mary and Hartop Goshtigian Performing Armenian Songs and Music, April 17, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Tuning of kanoon [qanun] : Open strings

    Bedros Haroutunian, qanun. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group of ...

    Contributor: Haroutunian, Bedros - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Bedros Haroutunian Performing Armenian Music, April 22, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Godou ges goreg = A bird's song

    Dust jacket notes: Dance song. LC romanized form of title: Kotu kes korek. Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, 1939. Reference copy ...

    Contributor: Baboyan, Ruben J. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Ruben J. Baboyan Performing Armenian Songs, April 16, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939