↓ Refine your search

Results

  • [Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 31 seconds Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Child - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Amaxas

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 52 seconds A Greek folksong about a man who runs a horse and buggy. Tarpon Springs was settled ...

    Contributor: Brown, Charles M. - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Brown, Chas. M. - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • To proto filli

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 50 seconds A very popular Greek folksong, expressing the joy and memories of the first kiss. The singers ...

    Contributor: Klonaris, M. - Kavouklis, Katherine - Anastassiou, Evee G. - Piano - Navoukli, N. - Kavoukli, N. - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • [Monologues in Greek Dialects]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 50 seconds The monologues include phrases such as "Hi, how are you?", "Hi, Uncle John", and "Good morning." ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Greek American Man - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Apostolos

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 51 seconds A reading from a portion of the Acts or the letters of the Apostles in the ...

    Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Byzantine Choir - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • [Greek Alphabet]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 41 seconds The teacher asks her students to recite the alphabet: "Tell us about the alphabet." The students ...

    Contributor: Group of Children - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Samiotisa

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 31 seconds Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording ...

    Contributor: Gianèskis, Mary - Gonatos, John - Granèskis, Mary - Gnatos, John - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-25

  • [Helleno-Americanike Nea Genia]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 21 seconds A Greek song about the Greek-American experience, with an announcement in English. The singer is director ...

    Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-28

  • Haitho

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 47 seconds "John Castrounis will sing 'Haitho,' a Greek love song." Haitho is the name of a shepherd ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • [To tango tou Thanatou]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes A Greek folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. In . (Language). Also included ...

    Contributor: Mandalou, Nick - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-28

  • Maria

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer's mother used to sing this song to her when she was a ...

    Contributor: Manticos, Mary G. - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Gianèskis, Mary - Granèskis, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Alton C. Morris Florida WPA Recordings - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-25

  • [Recital]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 38 seconds Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is poor. ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Child - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • [Epiphaneia]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 13 seconds A Greek folksong, with a description in English. The singer is director of the Byzantine Choir ...

    Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-28

  • A Spiritual Brother Song

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 20 seconds A "spiritual brother" occurs when the father of one child baptizes the child of a different ...

    Contributor: Alvanos, Mrs. Nick - Alvanon, Mrs. Nick - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • [Glyke vasilike mou]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 7 seconds A Greek folksong. The singer, age 48, learned this song from his grandmother. He says the ...

    Contributor: Brown, Charles M. - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Brown, Chas. M. - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Dedication Address (Part 1 of 2)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 19 seconds His Grace Archbishop Athenagoras delivered the dedicatory address, interrupted many times, as heard on the record ...

    Contributor: Athenagoras, Archbishop - Byzantine Choir - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • You Don't Even Pass By and See Me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 37 seconds A Greek folksong. Mr. Harry (Charylaos) Perris, the cymbal player of the orchestra, also performs the ...

    Contributor: Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Mousmoulia (Part 2 of 2)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 59 seconds "John Castrounis will continue singing 'Mousmoulia,' a Greek love song." Mousmoulia is a kind of fruit tree. Greeks, ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • [Perimenontas tey epistrophe sou]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 33 seconds Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. In . (Language). Also included in ...

    Contributor: Theos, Nick - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-25

  • Manavis

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 8 seconds "John Castrounis will sing 'Manavis,' 'The Fruit Vendor.'" Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04