Audio Recordings Retsina

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Corse, Carita Doggett]
Castrounis, John
Corse, Carita Doggett
Morris, Alton C.
Morris, Alton Chester
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Jacksonville
United States
Language Greek
Subjects Drinking Songs
Duval County
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Greek Americans
Greek Songs
Jacksonville, Florida
Music
Songs
Vocals with Piano
Title
Retsina
Contributor Names
Castrounis, John (performer)
Morris, Alton Chester (collector)
Corse, Carita Doggett, 1892- (collector)
Created / Published
Jacksonville, Florida, 1939-10-04.
Subject Headings
-  Greek Americans
-  Drinking songs
-  Greek Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Jacksonville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  John Castrounis will sing a Retsina, a drinking song."
-  Retsina is a kind of Greek wine.
-  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: "Retsina" (vocals with piano) performed by John Castrounis at Jacksonville, Florida, on October 4, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (2 minutes, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/026: AFS 03549 A01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3549a1/mets.xml
Access Condition
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