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  • Yankee Doodle

    Following the selection, Sidney Robertson Cowell describes Mr. Bedrosian's method of playing the zurna. Joe Bedrosian, zurna; Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 24, ...

    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 - 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

  • Mogatz Mirza, lament for Mogatz Mirza

    LC romanized form of title: Mokats Mirza. Yellow song check-list notes: "Told in the traditional narrative song style, starting high -- dropping pitch and volume at end of line." Ruben J. Baboyan, ...

    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

  • Keri Yerk and tuning of kemancha [kemanche]

    Armenian song preceded by tuning of kemanche. LC romanized form of title: Kerii erg. Bedros Haroutunian, kamanche. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 1939. Reference copy available ...

    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

  • Comments on the zurna

    Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 24, 1939. Sidney Robertson Cowell discusses the zurna. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    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 - 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

  • Alagaz = Alagaz Mountain

    LC romanized form of title: Alageaz. Yellow song check-list notes: "Song begins with hum. It is not the same as 56M B2." Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    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

  • Yerp alaygutz = Escape by sea from the Turks

    LC romanized form of title: Erb al ayguts. Yellow song check-list notes: "Interrupted at the end by the towel laundryman!" T. Shatinian, blul. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on ...

    Contributor: Shatinian, T. - 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 - T. Shatinian Performing Armenian Music, April 24, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Inchoo Bingol medar = Why did you enter Bingol?

    LC romanized form of title: Inchu Bingole mtar. Dust jacket notes: "A dance song." Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, 1939. Reference ...

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Erivan bachem arer = I've bought a garden grove in Yerevan

    LC romanized form of title: Erevan bagh em arel. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "I've kissed at Erivan." Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    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

  • Andouni = Longing for the homeland

    LC romanized form of title: Antuni. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "The Homeless." Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April ...

    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

  • 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

  • Hoy nazanem = Those coy darlings

    LC romanized form of title: Hoy nazan im. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Making fun of Armenian girls in America who turn up their noses at farmers and laborers ...

    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

  • Alagaz bartzer sare = Alagaz Mountain

    LC romanized form of title: Alageaz bardzr sar e. Dust jacket notes: Song of longing for Armenian homeland. Dust jacket notes: This song is not the same as AFS 4236 A1. Ruben ...

    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

  • 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

  • Mountains of Erzeroum

    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 - 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