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Audio Recording Fiddle jam session recorded at Rasmussen's, Polson, Montana, part 2

Recording of a party of the Montana Old-Time Fiddlers Association

About this Item

Title

  • Fiddle jam session recorded at Rasmussen's, Polson, Montana, part 2

Names

  • Fleischhauer, Carl (Collector)
  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
  • Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
  • Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
  • Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Collector)
  • Toelken, Barre, 1935- (Collector)

Created / Published

  • Polson, Montana, July 22, 1979

Headings

  • -  Fiddle tunes
  • -  Jam sessions
  • -  Fiddling
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Field recordings
  • -  Music
  • -  Sound recordings
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Polson

Genre

  • Ethnography
  • Field recordings
  • Music
  • Sound recordings

Notes

  • -  Note: This series of recordings was made with two Nagra IV-S stereo tape recorders, linked by a Nagra QSQC parallel connector, permitting reels to overlap at end and beginning, and supporting four microphones to cover the group. The microphones were set up as two "tip-to-tip" stereo pairs, using two Sennheiser 402 and two Neuman KM 84 cardioid pattern microphones.
  • -  Index data: Part 2 of a 5-part recording made at the Old-Time Fiddlers District #1 jam session at Bernie Rasmussen's place, Polson MT: musical selections include Good Old Summertime and Bernie Rasmussen talks, introducing fieldworker Barre Toelken (this segment overlaps and continues from part 1); Toelken explains the Montana Folklife Survey and asks each person to play their favorite tune, or an older tune; Hank Baxter talks and plays the Bald Hornet, which he composed himself, describes the stimulus for this; Baxter plays Over the Ocean Waves (key of G), then Redwing; Carl Knaus plays the Louisiana Waltz (key of A), then tune (name not documented, key of C), the Loch Lynn or Caller's Waltz (key of G); tape ends (final segment overlaps into part 3). Attendees and players include Hank Baxter, Leo Bahm, Martha Bahm, Helen Bramsen, Robert Bramsen, Fred Glover, Keith Glover, Mae Kirsch, Carl Knaus, Pickles Lehman, Delphia Minnick, Lelon Minnick, Nancy Peace, and Bernie Rasmussen.

Medium

  • 7-inch reel

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: AFS 20392
  • MBRS shelflist: RXA 0878
  • Field project identifier: MT9-GS-R7

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Fleischhauer, Carl, Gary Ward Stanton, Paula J Johnson, Kay Young, Michael Crummett, and Barre Toelken. Fiddle jam session recorded at Rasmussen's, Polson, Montana, part 2. Polson, Montana, 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20392/.

APA citation style:

Fleischhauer, C., Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J., Young, K., Crummett, M. & Toelken, B. (1979) Fiddle jam session recorded at Rasmussen's, Polson, Montana, part 2. Polson, Montana. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20392/.

MLA citation style:

Fleischhauer, Carl, et al. Fiddle jam session recorded at Rasmussen's, Polson, Montana, part 2. Polson, Montana, 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20392/>.