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  • Gusla [gusle] solo

    Peter Boro, gusle. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on December 20, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group ...

    Contributor: Boro, Peter - 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 - Peter Boro Performing Croatian Music on the Gusle and Misnice, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Marinaro = The Sailor

    Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Italian. Forms part of ...

    Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - 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 - Mario Olmeda Performing Italian Songs, February 13, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • O Menino Jesus = Sleep, baby Jesus

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sung by Louise Franco alone, then by Mary Silveira, with Clifford Franco playing accompaniment ...

    Contributor: Louise Franco, Mary Silveira, and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Franco, Louise - Silveira, Mary - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: Louise Franco, Clifford Franco, and Mary Silveira Performing Portuguese Songs, August 15, 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - American Folklife Center - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Tu tiene muy lindo tus ojos = You have lovely eyes

    Dust jacket notes: Repeat of AFS 3853 A2 and AFS 3853 A3. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Needle jumps at beginning." Hilda Duarte Brown, vocals; Walter Sebree, Hawaiian guitar. ...

    Contributor: Hilda Duarte Brown and Walter Sebree - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Brown, Hilda Duarte - Sebree, Walter - 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 - Hilda Duarte Brown and Walter Sebree Performing Spanish Songs from California, February 17, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • A beira d'alvo regato = Beside a clear brook

    Olive Flores, vocals; Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    Contributor: Olive Flores, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Flores, Olive - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - 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 - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Dormi nino = Sleep, child

    Dust jacket notes: Lullaby of the coyote. Lottie Espinosa, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pacific Grove, California on May 28, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    Contributor: Espinosa, Lottie - 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 - Lottie Espinosa Performing Spanish Songs from California, 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

  • Praia

    Louise Franco, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on August 15, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Portuguese. Forms part of ...

    Contributor: Franco, Louise - 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 - Louise Franco, Clifford Franco, and Mary Silveira Performing Portuguese Songs, August 15, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Tuning of English guitar

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Men's tuning (10 strings--5 pairs), taken from left to right facing the instrument. (Ladies's tuning must have 12 strings)." Clifford Franco, English guitar. Recorded ...

    Contributor: Franco, Clifford - 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 - Louise Franco, Clifford Franco, and Mary Silveira Performing Portuguese Songs, August 15, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • La pasion infeliz = Unhappy love

    Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Spanish. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - 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 - Jessie De Soto Performing Spanish Songs from California, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • 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

  • Lydia

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Especially well-known among Portuguese in California." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, ...

    Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - 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 - Alice Lemos Avila Performing Portuguese Songs, February 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • 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

  • Comments on Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra

    Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Note on the 'five languages' in which Bedros Haroutunian's orchestra can play: Armenian, Greek, Arabian, Turkish (the jazz of the ...

    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 - 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

  • Pezinho dos Bezorros

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mostly sung on Terceira [Island, Azores] -- probably danced." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - 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 - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Lauvantai ilta = Saturday night

    Celia Koljonen, Fina Petersen, and Mary Salonen, vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    Contributor: Celia Koljonen, Fina Petersen, and Mary Salonen - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Koljonen, Celia - Petersen, Fina - Salonen, Mary - 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 - Celia Koljonen, Fina Petersen, and Mary Salonen Performing Finnish Songs, September 4, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • 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

  • Higuera = Fig tree

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Higuera was Mrs. de Soto's maiden name." Dust jacket notes: Two-step. Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, ...

    Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - 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 - Jessie De Soto Performing Spanish Songs from California, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • No me digas adios = Don't tell me goodbye

    Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Spanish. Forms ...

    Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - 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 - Jessie De Soto Performing Spanish Songs from California, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • 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