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Audio Recordings Tece voda, tece

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Tece voda, tece
Other Title
Translated title: [The water flows]
President Masaryk's Song
Contributor Names
Morris, Alton Chester (Collector)
Morris, Alton Chester (Speaker)
Prácher, Elizabeth (Performer)
Prácher, Michael (Performer)
Created / Published
Masaryktown, Florida
Subject Headings
-  National songs
-  Czech Americans
-  Czech Americans--Music
-  Songs
-  United States -- Florida -- Hernando County -- Masaryktown
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first president (1918-1935) of the Czechoslovak Republic, is a community near Tampa settled by Czech farmers in 1924.
-  A duet of the national song of Czechoslovakia.
-  Performance Note: "Tece voda, tece" (vocals) performed by Michael Prácher, and Elizabeth Prácher at Masaryktown, Florida, on August 28, 1939.
Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/026: AFS 03537 A03
Source Collection
Alton C. Morris Florida WPA recordings (AFC 1939/026)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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  • Resettlement Administration Recordings Collection (AFC 1939/016), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Stetson Kennedy and Robert Cook Florida WPA Recordings (AFC 1939/013), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Alton C. Morris Florida WPA recordings (AFC 1939/026), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Florida WPA Recordings, 1940 (AFC 1940/011), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:

Morris, Alton Chester, Alton Chester Morris, Elizabeth Prácher, and Michael Prácher. Tece Voda, Tece. Masaryktown, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed July 27, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Morris, A. C., Morris, A. C., Prácher, E. & Prácher, M. (1939) Tece Voda, Tece. Masaryktown, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Morris, Alton Chester, et al. Tece Voda, Tece. Masaryktown, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.