Audio Recording Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 2
Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 2
About this Item
- Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 2
- Bradunas, Elena (Collector)
Created / Published
- Chicago, Illinois, June 26, 1977
- - Lithuanian Americans
- - Ethnography
- - Sound recording
- - Illinois -- Chicago
- Sound recording
- - Lithuanian Wedding
- - Part 2 of a 4-part recording of the wedding reception of Emilja Pakstas and Romas Sakadolskis, a Lithuanian American couple, at Pakstas Hall, 2801 West 38th St.; virtually all the remarks and vocal music is in Lithuanian; the acoustically difficult setting yields recordings of moderate-to-low quality; selections in this part include medley of waltzes that includes “The Newlywed's Waltz" and "Flows the Little Boat"; "Tango of the Roses" introduced by master of ceremonies Vanda Stankus, with vocal; unnamed song (foxtrot) accompanied by sccordion, organ, drums, and guitar, male voice and much crowd noise; "La Paloma" as a polka; unnamed tango featuring guitar; "Beer Barrel Polka"; "Whatever Roads I Travel," a popular song from 1967 or 1968, of German origin, sung in Lithuanian; "My Little One" tango sung by Vanda Stankus; "Never on Sunday" with altered lyrics.
- audiotape reel, 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20834
- MBRS Shelflist: RXA 1090
- Field Project Identifier: CH77-T306-R
- Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
- American Folklife Center
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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:
Bradunas, Elena. Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20834/.
APA citation style:
Bradunas, E. (1977) Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20834/.
MLA citation style:
Bradunas, Elena. Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20834/>.