Audio Recording Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4
Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4
About this Item
- Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4
- Bradunas, Elena (Collector)
Created / Published
- Chicago, Illinois, June 26, 1977
- - Lithuanian Americans
- - Ethnography
- - Sound recording
- - Illinois -- Chicago
- Sound recording
- - Lithuanian Wedding
- - Part 4 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 singing at the tables, mostly female harmonizing; unnamed spontaneous song with male and female voices; “Turn, Turn the Circle" with Vanda Stankus singing and talking; a polka-variation of a folk dance is led by Vanda Stankus; she tells the groom."goodbye" as the dance is in progress and a human tunnel is formed for the bride and groom to crawl through; this music is a lengthy medley of waltzes and polkas; “Kiss Me Hotly" sung by Petros (?) in Italian; "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree" sung in English; "Spanish Eyes"; "Proud Mary."
- audiotape reel, 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20836
- MBRS Shelflist: RXA 1092
- Field Project Identifier: CH77-T308-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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Bradunas, Elena. Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20836/.
APA citation style:
Bradunas, E. (1977) Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20836/.
MLA citation style:
Bradunas, Elena. Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20836/>.