Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Cornwall, Robert
Debs, Nicholas
Stedman, Lillian
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Jacksonville
United States
Language Arabic
Subjects Arabic Songs
Duval County
Dyal Upchurch Building
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Jacksonville, Florida
Lullabies
Music
Songs
Songs, Arabic
Syrian Americans
Vocals
Title
Ughniyah li al-Atfal
Description
Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 13 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The lullaby in the Arabic language is based on a fourteenth century historical incident, which took place in Lebanon. This little story is told in song, and is meant to express the love of a father and mother for their children, as well as the danger they will risk in order to get a child out of trouble. A textual transcription of this song, in English and entitled "Lebanese Lullaby," forms part of this collection. Mr. Nicholas Debs came to the United States in 1920. Performance Note: "Ughniyah li al-Atfal" (vocals) performed by Nicholas Debs at Dyal-Upchurch Building, Jacksonville, Florida, on March 10, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
Contributor Names
Debs, Nicholas (performer)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Cornwall, Robert (collector)
Stedman, Lillian (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (speaker)
Created / Published
Jacksonville, Florida, 1940-03-10.
Subject Headings
-  Syrian Americans -- Music
-  Syrian Americans
-  Lullabies
-  Songs, Arabic
-  United States -- Florida -- Jacksonville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  The lullaby in the Arabic language is based on a fourteenth century historical incident, which took place in Lebanon. This little story is told in song, and is meant to express the love of a father and mother for their children, as well as the danger they will risk in order to get a child out of trouble.
-  A textual transcription of this song, in English and entitled "Lebanese Lullaby," forms part of this collection.
-  Mr. Nicholas Debs came to the United States in 1920.
-  Performance Note: "Ughniyah li al-Atfal" (vocals) performed by Nicholas Debs at Dyal-Upchurch Building, Jacksonville, Florida, on March 10, 1940.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (3 minutes, 13 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1940/011: AFS 03890 A01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3890a1/mets.xml
Access Condition
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