Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Filareton, John
Unidentified Child
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Tarpon Springs
United States
Language Greek
Subjects [Philoptochos Society]
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Greek Americans
Greek Songs
Music
Patriotic Songs
Pinellas County
Songs
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Vocals
Title
Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day
Description
Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which began with the Revolution of 1821 and was finalized with the Treaty of London in 1832. 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: "Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day" (vocals) performed by an unidentified child at Philoptochos Society, Tarpon Springs, Florida, on May 12, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
Contributor Names
Unidentified child (performer)
Filareton, John (collector)
Filareton, John (speaker)
Created / Published
Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1940-05-12.
Subject Headings
-  Greek Americans
-  Patriotic songs
-  Greek Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Tarpon Springs -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which began with the Revolution of 1821 and was finalized with the Treaty of London in 1832.
-  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: "Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day" (vocals) performed by an unidentified child at Philoptochos Society, Tarpon Springs, Florida, on May 12, 1940.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1940/011: AFS 03888 A04 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3888a4/mets.xml
Access Condition
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