Audio Recordings Melon Game

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Andux, Evelia
Andux, Orbito
Andux, Ziomara
Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Florida
United States
Ybor City
Language Castilian
English
Spanish
Subjects ['Ethnography', 'Music', 'Cuban Songs', "Children's Songs", 'singing Game Songs']
Children's Songs
Cuban Americans
Cuban Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Hillsborough County
Music
Singing Game Songs
Singing Games
Songs
Tampa, Florida
Vocals
Ybor City
Title
Melon Game
Contributor Names
Andux, Ziomara (performer)
Andux, Evelia (performer)
Andux, Orbito (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Andux, Ziomara (speaker)
Andux, Evelia (speaker)
Andux, Orbito (speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida, 1939-08-25.
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Singing games
-  Children's songs
-  Cuban Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A Cuban game, played by the Andux children. They explain the game in English, and then play it in Spanish.
-  Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their workers.
-  The sound quality of this recording is poor.
-  Performance Note: "Melon Game" (vocals) performed by Ziomara Andux, Evelia Andux, and Orbito Andux at Ybor City, Florida, on August 25, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03531 B03 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Access Condition
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Other Formats
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