Audio Recording Ughniyah li al-Atfal Translated title: Song for Children / Lebanese Lullaby
About this Item
- Ughniyah li al-Atfal
- Other Title
- Translated title: Song for Children
- Lebanese Lullaby
- Contributor Names
- Cook, Robert Harrison (Collector)
- Cook, Robert Harrison (Speaker)
- Cornwall, Robert (Collector)
- Stedman, Lillian (Collector)
- Debs, Nicholas (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Jacksonville, Florida
- Subject Headings
- - Lullabies
- - Syrian Americans--Music
- - Syrian Americans
- - Songs, Arabic
- - Songs
- - United States -- Florida -- Duval County -- Jacksonville
- - The lullaby in the Arabic language is based on a fourteenth century historical incident, which took place in Lebanon. This little story is told in song, and is meant to express the love of a father and mother for their children, as well as the danger they will risk in order to get a child out of trouble.
- - A textual transcription of this song, in English and entitled "Lebanese Lullaby," forms part of this collection.
- - Mr. Nicholas Debs came to the United States in 1920.
- - Performance Note: "Ughniyah li al-Atfal" (vocals) performed by Nicholas Debs at Dyal-Upchurch Building, Jacksonville, Florida, on March 10, 1940.
- Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1940/011: AFS 03890 A01
- Source Collection
- Florida WPA Recordings, 1940 (AFC 1940/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Cook, Robert Harrison, Robert Harrison Cook, Robert Cornwall, Lillian Stedman, and Nicholas Debs. Ughniyah li al-Atfal. Jacksonville, Florida, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000344/. (Accessed December 13, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Cook, R. H., Cook, R. H., Cornwall, R., Stedman, L. & Debs, N. (1940) Ughniyah li al-Atfal. Jacksonville, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000344/.
MLA citation style:
Cook, Robert Harrison, et al. Ughniyah li al-Atfal. Jacksonville, Florida, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000344/>.