Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Bassis, Soterios
Bessis, Soterios
Filareton, John
Fuller, Bonnie
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Tarpon Springs
United States
Language Greek
Subjects Ethnography
Field Recordings
Greek Americans
Greek Songs
Philoptochos Society
Pinellas County
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Violin and Piano
Anatoliki Melodia
Contributor Names
Bessis, Soterios (performer)
Fuller, Bonnie (performer)
Filareton, John (collector)
Created / Published
Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1940-05-12.
Subject Headings
-  Greek Americans
-  Greek Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Tarpon Springs -- place of recording
Field recordings
-  Violin Solo, a Turkish Arabian classic, originated in Asia Minor.
-  The violinist is a student at the University of Tampa.
-  Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905.
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Performance Note: "Anatoliki Melodia" (violin and piano) performed by Soterios Bessis, violin, and Bonnie Fuller, piano, at Philoptochos Society, Tarpon Springs, Florida, on May 12, 1940.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Soterios Bessis
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc (1 minute, 55 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1940/011: AFS 03882 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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