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Audio Recording Interview and performance on santouri by John Katsikas, Chicago, Illinois, part 1

Interview and performance on santouri by John Katsikas, Chicago, Illinois, part 1

About this Item

Title

  • Interview and performance on santouri by John Katsikas, Chicago, Illinois, part 1

Names

  • Bartis, Peter, 1949- (Collector)
  • Fleischhauer, Carl (Recordist)
  • Katsikas, John (Interviewee)

Created / Published

  • Chicago, Illinois, June 7, 1977

Headings

  • -  Greek Americans
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Music
  • -  Illinois -- Chicago

Genre

  • Interviews
  • Music

Notes

  • -  Mr. John L. Katsikas I
  • -  Part 1 of a 2-part recording of John Katsikas, playing the santouri and singing. 9 songs with interview; discussion of styles in santouri music, different regions; about the problems in being American-born, personal musical history, family history; offers a humorous, apocryphal explanation of the roots of dance style, influences by region, maintenance of traditional music; about getting young people involved, discussion of Anglo-American folk music; song "Shepard Boy"; discussion of the extent of Katsikas’s concert repertory, explanation of the following song, a tune from the Greek islands; "Sailor's Dance"; "Bacchanal Song"; "Samiko Style"; songs, one is said to be typical of Greeks on the Turkish mainland; "Dance of Suli"; about the story and song; story of the previous song, followed by comments on the fading of folk culture in Greece, and the uses of the santouri now; song that demonstrates accompaniment style that would be used with a band; more discussion of folk heritage and the history of the santouri.

Medium

  • audiotape reel, 7 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20536
  • MBRS Shelflist: RXA 1008
  • Field Project Identifier: CH77-T013-R

Source Collection

  • Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio

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Credit line: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Bartis, Peter, Carl Fleischhauer, and John Katsikas. Interview and performance on santouri by John Katsikas, Chicago, Illinois, part 1. Chicago, Illinois, June 7, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20536/.

APA citation style:

Bartis, P., Fleischhauer, C. & Katsikas, J. (1977) Interview and performance on santouri by John Katsikas, Chicago, Illinois, part 1. Chicago, Illinois, June 7. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20536/.

MLA citation style:

Bartis, Peter, Carl Fleischhauer, and John Katsikas. Interview and performance on santouri by John Katsikas, Chicago, Illinois, part 1. Chicago, Illinois, June 7, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20536/>.