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  • Viglunder (Ryma #1)

    Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Icelandic. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - 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 - Oddrun Sigurasson Performing Icelandic Songs, May 25, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Ad sigla . . . (Ryma #8) = To sail a boat, etc.

    Dust jacket notes: "Same words as [AFS 3829] A1, but different tune." John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. Reference copy available ...

    Contributor: Olafson, John - 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 - John Olafson Performing Icelandic Songs, May 25, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Dogs

    Contains mild sexual innuendo. Begins on AFS 3821 A3 and is continued on AFS 3821 B3. An old Barbary Coast song. Introduction by Sidney Robertson Cowell mentions Byron Coffin, Jr., the son ...

    Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. and Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr. - Byron Coffin, Sr. and Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Jr) - 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 - Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., and Byron Coffin, Jr. Performing Barbary Coast Tunes, American Popular Songs, and Ragtime Music, April 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Budar ei lofti = Up in the store

    Dust jacket notes: Lullaby. Song begins on AFS 3828 A1, with third verse on AFS 3828 A2. Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May ...

    Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - 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 - Oddrun Sigurasson Performing Icelandic Songs, May 25, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Pietr = Peter in the High Chair

    Thodur Einarson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on November 11, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Icelandic. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Einarson, Thodur - 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 - Thodur Einarson Performing Icelandic Hymns, November 11, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • John 20:11 : But Mary stood without at the sepulchre, weeping

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Easter psalm." Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California ...

    Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - 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 - Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff Singing Unaccompanied Russian Molokan Hymns, October 7, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • I'm old but I'm awfully tough

    Hubert Brady, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of ...

    Contributor: Brady, Hubert - 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 - Hubert Brady Performing Anglo American Songs, July, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Isaiah 53:1-2 : Who hath believed our message?

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is the first record of the Molokan Services Series." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California ...

    Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - 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 - Russian Molokan Church Service, September 14, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Sleep, baby, sleep and Dardenella

    Dust jacket notes: Barbary Coast piano tunes. Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. Includes discussion of Barbary Coast piano tunes by ...

    Contributor: Coffin - Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - 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 - Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., and Byron Coffin, Jr. Performing Barbary Coast Tunes, American Popular Songs, and Ragtime Music, April 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Preaching by William T. Schetinin

    William T. Schetinin, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Russian. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Schetinin, William T. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation - 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 - Russian Molokan Church Service, September 14, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Molly dear

    Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals, piano, and narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. Includes discussion of a Pawnee medicine show and Barbary Coast performer Billy ...

    Contributor: Coffin - Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - 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 - Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., and Byron Coffin, Jr. Performing Barbary Coast Tunes, American Popular Songs, and Ragtime Music, April 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Thvi vill granda tholgidi = The Boatman carried from the shore

    John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Icelandic. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Olafson, John - 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 - John Olafson Performing Icelandic Songs, May 25, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Preaching by J. P. Susoeff

    J. P. Susoeff, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Russian. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Susoeff, J. P. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation - 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 - Russian Molokan Church Service, September 14, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Revelation 7:9-11 : After these things I saw and beheld

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Antiphonal. Very interesting women's part barely audible. Hear decline in pitch at end of each verse." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney ...

    Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - 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 - Russian Molokan Church Service, September 14, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Psalm 95:2

    Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on October 7, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library ...

    Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - 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 - Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff Singing Unaccompanied Russian Molokan Hymns, October 7, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Casey Jones

    Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals; Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. and Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr. - Byron Coffin, Sr. and Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Sr) - 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 - Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., and Byron Coffin, Jr. Performing Barbary Coast Tunes, American Popular Songs, and Ragtime Music, April 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Petur par sat i sal = Peter in the high seat of the hall

    sound recording | on 3 bands of 2 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: From the Passiusalmar of Hallgrimur Petursson. ...

    Contributor: Einarson, Thodur - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Thodur Einarson Performing Icelandic Hymns, November 11, 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-11-11

  • Likafron og lagsmenn tveir = The Two young men

    John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Icelandic. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Olafson, John - 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 - John Olafson Performing Icelandic Songs, May 25, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Froste frone = Freezing weather

    Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Icelandic. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - 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 - Oddrun Sigurasson Performing Icelandic Songs, May 25, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Kings 2:7-18 : Btopar knla

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Rise in pitch is deliberate, a church custom." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Playback needle tends to jump and repeat a ...

    Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - 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 - Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff Singing Unaccompanied Russian Molokan Hymns, October 7, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938