Audio Recording Recordings made by the Schwarz family during a family vacation to Transylvania, Chicago, Illinois, part 2

About this Item

Title
Recordings made by the Schwarz family during a family vacation to Transylvania, Chicago, Illinois, part 2
Contributor Names
Hellenberg, Antony, 1938-2000 (Collector)
Schwartz family (Collector)
Created / Published
Chicago, Illinois, 1977
Subject Headings
-  German Americans
-  Ethnography
-  Sound recording
-  Illinois -- Chicago
-  Transylvania (Romania)
Genre
Ethnography
Sound recording
Notes
-  Schwarz family tape
-  Musical selections associated with German-speaking people with a Transylvanian heritage, produced in Europe by the Schwarz family of Chicago during a family vacation to their region of origin. A handwritten list of selections keyed to the original two-sided tape is a related object for this data record; the same list was copied multiple times. The fieldworker’s notes for the recordings on side 1 (copied to call numbers AFC 1981/004: AFS 20561, AFS 20562, AFS 20563) include the following information: Recorded during the summer of 1972 on the occasion of the Schwarz family visit to their native village, Rode, in Transylvania (Romania), and other locations. Peformers and locations, keyed to the handwritten list, include: song numbers 1-12, at nephew Martin Schuller's home; 1-8: singer: Heidi Siewert; 9-12: singers: Heidi Siewert, Katharina Schuller, Sara Schwarz, piano: Martin Schuller. Numbers 13-21: at brother Johann Schuller's home. Number 22: at the Lutheran Church of Rode, singers: young women's choir. Numbers 23-28: in the back yard of a neighbor's house during a town picnic in Rode, musicians: Rode Jazz Musikanten. Numbers 22-24 written by Pastor Meltzer of the Lutheran Church, Rode.
-  Part 2 of a 6-part copy of recordings made in Europe during 1972 and lent to project fieldworker Antony Hellenberg to be copied for the Library of Congress; the original recordings were on two sides of a single 5-inch reel of tape and they were copied to a series of six reels, full track at 7.5 ips: call numbers AFC 1981/004: AFS 20561, AFS 20562, AFS 20563, AFS 20564, AFS 20565, and AFS 20566.
Medium
audiotape reel, 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20562
MBRS Shelflist: RXA 1014
Field Project Identifier: CH77-T039-R
Source Collection
Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
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:

Hellenberg, Antony, and Schwartz Family. Recordings made by the Schwarz family during a family vacation to Transylvania, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20562/.

APA citation style:

Hellenberg, A. & Schwartz Family. (1977) Recordings made by the Schwarz family during a family vacation to Transylvania, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20562/.

MLA citation style:

Hellenberg, Antony, and Schwartz Family. Recordings made by the Schwarz family during a family vacation to Transylvania, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20562/>.

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