Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Eg seer deg ut for gluggjin = I knew you by your shadow AFS 3853 B2 begins with the first verse of the song and followed by the completion of the song on AFS 3853 B3. Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is old Norwegian speech, not modern." Alf Nilsson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Norwegian. Forms part of a group of field materials...
    • Contributor: Nilssen, Alf - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Verses Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: Composed verses. "These are not rimur, Mr. B[ardarson] says." Sigurd Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 29, 1940. In Icelandic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April 28-29, 1940, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    Two old ladies in Winnipeg had a fight Dust jacket notes: Composed and sung by Sigurd Bardarson. Song begun on AFS 4281 A1 and continued on AFS 4281 A2. "Text (verses) in progress, not yet completed by the author!" Sigurd Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 29, 1940. In Icelandic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on...
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pablo Ruthling, portrait, photograph Photograph caption: "Of German extraction, but has lived 11 years among Mexican Indians." Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pablo Ruthling performing an unaccompanied Spanish song from Mexico on January 19, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Otto Bardarson, portrait, photograph Photograph caption: "Mr. Bardarson is of Icelandic extraction." Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Otto Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on January 17, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Yo ando possando trabajo = I am having a lot of trouble Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Sung by Ben Figueroa, accompanying himself on guitar. He didn't want to sing this, but the Irish contractor for whom he works was drunkenly insistent." Ben Figueroa, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Spanish. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mexican music performed...
    • Contributor: Figueroa, Ben - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Caminito = The Little road Julio Gomez, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Spanish. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mexican music performed by Julio Gomez' Orchestra at the wedding of Ben and Rosa Figueroa on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Gomez, Julio - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Figueroa, Ben
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Las Margaritas = Marguerites Mrs. Madariaga, vocals; unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Spanish. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mexican music performed by Julio Gomez' Orchestra at the wedding of Ben and Rosa Figueroa on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Madariaga - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Julio Gomez' Orchestra
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Caminito = The Little road Julio Gomez, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Spanish. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mexican music performed by Julio Gomez Orchestra at the wedding of Ben and Rosa Figueroa on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Gomez, Julio - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    El soldado = The Soldier Dust jacket notes: "Learned during 11 years in Mexico -- about 1920." Pablo Ruthling, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on January 19, 1939. In Spanish. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pablo Ruthling performing an unaccompanied Spanish song from Mexico on January 19, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Ruthling, Pablo - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    The Young explorer Recording concludes with comments about the song by Anita Dormody and Sidney Robertson Cowell. Anita Dormody, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on August 19, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Anita Dormody performing an Anglo-American song on August 19, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Dormody, Anita - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Heimforin til Islands -- 1930 = A trip home to Iceland, 1930 Dust jacket notes: "Text by Sigurd Bardarson, Seattle, Washington." Otto Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on January 17, 1939. In Icelandic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Otto Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on January 17, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Otto - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Rimur Dust jacket notes: "3 verses chanted, chosen from memory." Otto Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on January 17, 1939. In Icelandic. In Old Norse. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Otto Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on January 17, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Otto - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Eg gjaette Tulla i femten aar = I cared for Tulla for 15 years Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A shepherd girl's chant -- a saeter song. Very good folk song!!!" Alf Nilsson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Norwegian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Norwegian songs performed by Alf Nilssen on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel,...
    • Contributor: Nilssen, Alf - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Ola Glomstulens brudeferd = Ola Glomstulen's wedding Alf Nilsson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Norwegian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Norwegian songs performed by Alf Nilsson on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Nilssen, Alf - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Aa kjore vatten, aa kjore ve = Hauling water and hauling wood Alf Nilsson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Norwegian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Norwegian songs performed by Alf Nilsson on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Nilssen, Alf - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Paa fjallet = On the mountains Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Words by Kristofer Janson (b. 1841)." Yellow song check-list notes: "The melody of Halfdan Kjerulf." Alf Nilsson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Norwegian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Norwegian songs performed by Alf Nilsson on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson...
    • Contributor: Nilssen, Alf - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Janson, Kristofer - Kjerulf, Halfdan
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Paal paa haugje = Paul on the hill Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Gudbrandsdal dialect." Alf Nilsson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. In Norwegian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Norwegian songs performed by Alf Nilsson on February 18, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Nilssen, Alf - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Rimur Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is the story of the capture of Princess Dagobert (daughter of King Louis of France) by 'vikings.'" Sigurd and Leo Bardarson, vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 28, 1940. In Icelandic. In Old Norse. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April...
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Leo - Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    Rimur Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is the rima of the flower-bedecked tournament field in Italy. Said to be translated from the Italian." Sigurd and Leo Bardarson, vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 28, 1940. In Icelandic. In Old Norse. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April...
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Leo - Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    Rimur Sigurd and Leo Bardarson, vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 28, 1940. In Icelandic. In Old Norse. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April 28-29, 1940, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Leo - Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    Rimur Sigurd and Leo Bardarson, vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 28, 1940. In Icelandic. In Old Norse. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April 28-29, 1940, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Leo - Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    About the looks of a girl Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Toward end of strip: 2 verses about Mount Baker, Washingon. Composed--these are not rimur, Mr. B[ardarson] says." Sigurd Bardarson, unacommpanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 29, 1940. In Icelandic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April 28-29, 1940, collected by Sidney...
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    Rimur Sigurd Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 29, 1940. In Icelandic. In Old Norse. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Sigurd Bardarson performing Icelandic songs on April 28-29, 1940, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California.
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
  • Audio Recording
    For an old lady on her departure from Winnipeg Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Verses composed and sung by Sigurd Bardarson." Yellow song check-list notes: "These verses were made for Otto, Sigurd's son, to send to an old lady who had lived in the Bardarsons' house when Otto was a little boy. She left Winnipeg to go to Selkirk and Sigurd made these verses for Otto, who was very fond...
    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940