Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Anastassio, George
Anastassiou, George
Anastassiou, Professor George
Byzantine Choir
Filareton, John
Greek Orthodox Church (Tarpon Springs, Fl.). Byzantine Choir
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Tarpon Springs
United States
Language Greek
Subjects Ethnography
Field Recordings
Greek Americans
Greek Songs
Philoptochos Society
Pinellas County
Religious Oratory
Religious Songs
Spoken Word
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Contributor Names
Anastassiou, George (performer)
Greek Orthodox Church (Tarpon Springs, Fl.). Byzantine choir (performer)
Filareton, John (collector)
Created / Published
Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1940-05-12.
Subject Headings
-  Greek Americans
-  Spoken word
-  Religious songs
-  Greek Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Tarpon Springs -- place of recording
Field recordings
Spoken word
-  A reading from a portion of the Acts or the letters of the Apostles in the New Testament. This is read before the Bishop or priest reads from the Holy Bible the Gospel of the day. Upon completion of the reading, the choir chants "Alleluia" three times, then again chants ""Doxa si Kyrie si"" (Glory to Thee, O Lord, Glory to Thee).
-  The cantor is director of the Byzantine Choir of Tarpon Springs, Florida.
-  The occasion of this ceremony was the public dedication of the building of a Ladies' Society, "Philoptochos" (friend of the poor) on May 12, 1940, at Tarpon Springs, Florida. Religious services were conducted by his Grace Archbishop Athenagoras, assi
-  Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905.
-  The sound quality of this recording is poor.
-  Performance Note: "Apostolos" (vocals) performed by Evee G. Anastassiou, and Byzantine Choir at Philoptochos Society, Tarpon Springs, Florida, on May 12, 1940.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Professor George Anastassious, Professor George Anastassio, or George Anastassio
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc (3 minutes, 51 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1940/011: AFS 03881 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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