Collection Items

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    La Tabacchera mia = My snuffbox Dust jacket notes: Verse 1 on AFS 3864 A1; verse 2 on AFS 3864 A3. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "The sneeze song. Learned from his aunt or older sister." Giuseppe Russo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian...
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Mio marito e un uomo tipatiello = My husband's an old grouch Dust jacket notes: Recording incomplete on AFS 3853 A3; song completed on AFS 3865 B1. Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March 11...
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    A facci di San Paolo! = Darn it! Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A Sicilian boat man's song -- not too proper!" Yellow song check-list notes: Song sung two times. First time through defective copy due to dull stylus. Second time through, good copy. Sal Lucido, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez, California on February 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field...
    • Contributor: Lucido, Sal - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    O Marinaro = The Fisherman
    Guarda la luna [Look at the moon]
    Yellow song check-list notes: "This is a folk-simplification of a composed 'ballad' contained in collections of Italian popular song." Francisco Sanfilippo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez, California on February 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Francisco Sanfilippo performing Sicilian songs from Italy on February 11, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez,...
    • Contributor: Sanfilippo, Francisco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Olivi salati = Salted olives Francisco Sanfilippo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez, California on February 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Francisco Sanfilippo performing Sicilian songs from Italy on February 11, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez, California.
    • Contributor: Sanfilippo, Francisco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    La fuatina = The Elopement Francisco Sanfilippo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez, California on February 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Francisco Sanfilippo performing Sicilian songs from Italy on February 11, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Martinez, California.
    • Contributor: Sanfilippo, Francisco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Rinpianto = Plaint Yellow song check-list notes: "Not a folk song." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mario Olmeda performing Italian songs on February 13, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California.
    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    La capinera = The Blackbird Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from his father who is now 85." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mario Olmeda performing Italian songs on February 13, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California.
    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    La Piave (Piave, 24th of May) Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Marching song." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mario Olmeda performing Italian songs on February 13, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California.
    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Santa Lucia Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Not the familiar one -- probably a popular song of 25 years ago." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mario Olmeda performing Italian songs on February 13, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord,...
    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Marinaro = The Sailor Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mario Olmeda performing Italian songs on February 13, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California.
    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Donna, donna = Lady, lady Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Said to be 'a very old song' known well in Italy 50 years ago -- rare in the U.S." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mario Olmeda performing Italian songs on February 13, 1939, collected...
    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Sugnu Monica per si e per no Lu zitu voglio e la tonica no = I want my sweetheart and not this nun's robe Dust jacket notes: Fragmentary version. Giuseppe Russo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March 11 and 29, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California.
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Napoli e bello e stinco = Naples is lovely Dust jacket notes: A tarantella, sung in Neapolitan dialect. Giuseppe Russo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March 11 and 29, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson...
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Oggi penza per te, dopo domani chi sa perche = Today think of yourself, who knows what will happen tomorrow Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Today I think of you." Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. In Italian Neapolitan dialect. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March...
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Son soldato fanteria = The Ghost soldier Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A Bersaglieri marching song." Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March 11 and 29, 1939,...
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Un Bello Bersaglieri = A fine Bersaglieri Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A Neapolitan song." Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March 11 and 29, 1939, collected...
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Italian [fragment] Dust jacket notes: "Fragment of song." Louis Brangone, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, California on May 7, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Louis Brangone performing Italian and French songs on May 7, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, California.
    • Contributor: Brangone, Louis - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Addio, mamma = Goodbye, Mama Dust jacket notes: "Departure for the front, 1914." Louis Brangone, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, California on May 7, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Louis Brangone performing Italian and French songs on May 7, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, California.
    • Contributor: Brangone, Louis - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Sugnu Monica per si e per no Lu zitu voglio e la tonica no = I want my sweetheart and not this nun's robe Giuseppe Russo, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 11, 1939. In Italian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Giuseppe Russo performing Sicilian and Italian songs, some in Neapolitan dialect, at times accompanying himself on the piano, on March 11 and 29, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California.
    • Contributor: Russo, Joseph W. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939