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  • Article
    Croatian American Song In the twentieth century as a result of the influence of American pop music, the tamburitza ensembles have developed a more diverse sound. The repertoire of the tamburitza groups today combines traditional songs in the Serbo-Croatian language, narodnjak songs (contemporary, accordion-led urban folk/pop tunes) and classic American pop songs. In contemporary America the tamburitza is embraced by Croatians, Serbs and Slovenians. The Bajich Brothers, ...
  • Audio Recording
    Majko moja (My mother)
    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Audio Recording
    Ruže Male" (Small roses)
    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Audio Recording
    Thirty-first level blues
    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Audio Recording
    Sinoc sam prošetali (Last night I took a walk)
    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Floriani, Margaret - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Audio Recording
    Tihe Noc'i (Silent night)
    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Audio Recording
    Oj la la, tra la la
    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Film, Video
    Oral History with Harmonia Band
    Oral history with Harmonia band
    Members of "Harmonia" discuss the band's origins and the traditional folk music of Eastern Europe.
    • Contributor: Austen, Theadocia Millich - Harmonia (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Notated Music
    My native home, ballad Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: A. Fiot - Croat, George - Weiland, F.
    • Date: 1847

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  • Film, Video
    Flory Jagoda and Friends Flory Jagoda with Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world at the Library of Congress, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 52 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). March 21, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - Gaeta, Susan - Chancey, Tina
    • Date: 2007
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including
  • Article
    Traditional Ballads - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories. They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers. (
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material

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  • Film, Video
    Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
    Oral history with traditional artist Flory Jagoda
    In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-11-20