Audio Recording Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4

About this Item

Title
Recording of Lithuanian American wedding reception at Pakštas Hall, Chicago, Illinois, part 4
Contributor Names
Bradunas, Elena (Collector)
Created / Published
Chicago, Illinois, June 26, 1977
Subject Headings
-  Lithuanian Americans
-  Ethnography
-  Sound recording
-  Illinois -- Chicago
Genre
Ethnography
Sound recording
Notes
-  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."
Medium
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
Source Collection
Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Lithuanian
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

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/>.