Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Corse, Carita Doggett]
Corse, Carita Doggett
Morris, Alton C.
Morris, Alton Chester
Sarris Children
The Four Sarris Children
Unidentified Children
Dates 1939
Location Florida
St. Augustine
United States
Language Greek
Subjects Christmas Music
Christmas Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Greek Americans
Greek Songs
Music
Songs
St. Augustine, Florida
St. Johns County
Vocals
Title
Paidika kalonta
Contributor Names
Unidentified children (performer)
Morris, Alton Chester (collector)
Corse, Carita Doggett, 1892- (collector)
Created / Published
St. Augustine, Florida, 1939-09-27.
Subject Headings
-  Greek Americans
-  Christmas music
-  Greek Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- St. Augustine -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  Sarris children
-  Schoolchildren
-  A Christmas song in Greek, sung by the four Sarris children."
-  The first words of this Christmas carol sung by children include "Christmas is coming."
-  Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came to an end in 1777, the settlers relocated to St. Augustine.
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Performance Note: "Paidika kalonta" (vocals) performed by Sarris Children at St. Augustine, Florida, on September 27, 1939.
-  Performers referred to elsewhere as Sarris Children or The Four Sarris Children
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 1 second) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/026: AFS 03547 A02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3547a2/mets.xml
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