• Croatian American Song

    In the twentieth century as a result of the influence of American pop music, the tamburitza ensembles have developed a more diverse sound. The repertoire of the tamburitza groups today combines traditional songs in the Serbo-Croatian language, narodnjak songs (contemporary, accordion-led urban folk/pop tunes) and classic American pop songs. In contemporary America the tamburitza is embraced by Croatians, Serbs and Slovenians. The Bajich Brothers, ...

    • Date: 2008-09-17
  • Poskowsnica

    sound recording | on 2 sides of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Dalmatian dance. . . Figure calling" is also by Tony Dedo. The selection is incomplete. Tony Dedo, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, San Mateo County, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Dedo, Tony - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Miko Moja

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Unknown title

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Unknown title

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Unknown title

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Thirty-first level blues; Tuning of the instruments

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Last night I took a walk

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Floriani, Margaret
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Tuning of liritza [lirica]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Botica, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on May 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Botica performing Dalmatian dance ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Solo on mjersnice [misnice] (bagpipes)

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Peter Boro, misnice. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Peter Boro performing Croatian music ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Solo on mjersnice [misnice] (bagpipes)

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Peter Boro, misnice. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Peter Boro performing Croatian music ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Solo on gusla [gusle]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Peter Boro, gusle. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Peter Boro performing Croatian music ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Poskowsnica

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Dalmatian dance." Tony Dedo, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, San Mateo County, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field ...

    • Contributor: Dedo, Tony - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Shepherd's dance tune

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "This is a bad copy, Mr. Botica's foot-tapping made deep grooves in which the playback needle frequently gets stuck." John Botica, svirala. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on January 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Dalmatian dance #1, poskocnica

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This sounds as if the needle had stuck in a groove--but the repetitions are as Mr. B. played them." John Botica, misnice. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on May 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Poskowsnica

    sound recording | on 2 sides of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Dalmatian dance. . . Figure calling" is also by Tony Dedo. The selection is incomplete. Tony Dedo, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, San Mateo County, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Dedo, Tony - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Gusla [gusle] solo

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Peter Boro, gusle. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on December 20, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Peter Boro performing Croatian music ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Bagpipes [misnice] solo

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "Hum." Peter Boro, misnice. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on December 20, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Konjanik = The Rider on horseback

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is one of the stories belonging to the epic of Kossovo [Kosovo]." Peter Boro, vocals and gusle. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Dalmatian dance #2, a Dalmatian kolo

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Played by Mr. Botica on lirica (liritza), a 3-stringed bowed lyre, also home made." John Botica, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on May 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • My native home, ballad

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Fiot - Croat, George - Weiland, F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1847

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  • Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda with Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world at the Library of Congress, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 52 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). March 21, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - Gaeta, Susan - Chancey, Tina
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Printable Timeline -- The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring." John Rosamond Johnson writes the anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to lyrics by James Weldon Johnson. The King Family performs the traditional dance song "Cripple Creek" on string band instruments: banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and bass fiddle. ...

  • Traditional Ballads -- The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories. They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers. ("Ballad" is a term also used in the recording industry for slow, romantic songs, but these should not be confused with traditional or folk ballads.) Many traditional ballads ...