Audio Recording Recording of performance of Kurt Mathiasson, vocals and harmonium, guitar, and accordion, Evanston, Illinois

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Title
Recording of performance of Kurt Mathiasson, vocals and harmonium, guitar, and accordion, Evanston, Illinois
Contributor Names
Lund, Jens, 1946- (Collector)
Mathias, Elizabeth (Performer)
Created / Published
Evanston, Illinois, May 18, 1977
Subject Headings
-  Swedish Americans
-  Songs
-  Music
-  Illinois -- Evanston
Genre
Songs
Music
Notes
-  Mr. Kurt Mathiason
-  Recording of performance of Kurt Mathiasson, vocals, harmonium, guitar, accordion; selections include “Har De Som Dovan Ja Vingar” (dirge, hymn); “Salskinnarbjorg” (Sunshine), comments on the harmonium; “Tack for Alt” (thanksgiving song); “Nu Tankar Jag Pa Dej” (guitar and vocals, a children's dance), comments on the guitar's history in Sweden; “Mellum Himmels Host ock Vie” (guitar and voice); “Smal Andsvisan” (guitar and vocal); “Soldatorvisan”; “Soldatans Kona”; “Varmlandvisan”; “Elvira Madigan” (old Swedish melody, learned from grandmother); unnamed song (guitar and voice); “Se Pepito Dansar Tainborito” (guitar and voice), comments on the song's author; “I Corsica” (guitar and voice); “Sjomannsuals” (guitar and voice), Mathiasson describes as waltz, rhythm suggests rhumba; unnamed wa1tz (accordion solo); “Kuasarvalsan” (accordion solo, wa1tz); “Amerikabrevet” (guitar, voca1s), Swedish song with English phrases.
Medium
audiotape reel, 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20602
MBRS Shelflist: RXA 1030
Field Project Identifier: CH77-T079-R
Source Collection
Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Swedish
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Lund, Jens, and Elizabeth Mathias. Recording of performance of Kurt Mathiasson, vocals and harmonium, guitar, and accordion, Evanston, Illinois. Evanston, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20602/.

APA citation style:

Lund, J. & Mathias, E. (1977) Recording of performance of Kurt Mathiasson, vocals and harmonium, guitar, and accordion, Evanston, Illinois. Evanston, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20602/.

MLA citation style:

Lund, Jens, and Elizabeth Mathias. Recording of performance of Kurt Mathiasson, vocals and harmonium, guitar, and accordion, Evanston, Illinois. Evanston, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20602/>.