5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cephas, John.

  1. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers. . 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more; with numerous performers playing music from African, African American, American Indian, Cajun, Canadian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Hawaiian, Irish, Latin American, Mexican, Scottish, Sea Islands, Sicilian, Ukrainian, and many other traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world. Manuscripts include documentation from the containers of the original sound recordings.

  2. 1990 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1990

    9 folders. 12 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 10 in.. 3 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 7 in. . 4 sound cassettes : analog.. 143 photographs : negatives, black and white ; various sizes. 92 slides : color. 20 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller.. 2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of bluegrass music, klezmer music, Hungarian folk dance and music, Piedmont blues music, gospel music, and Afro-Cuban music and dance recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

  3. 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    13 folders. 16 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, double track, stereo. ; 10 in.. 203 photographs : black and white, negatives. 3 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. 125 slides : color. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

  4. 1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985

    8 folders. 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, mono. and stereo. ; 10 in.. 444 photographs : black and white, negatives. 10 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. 316 slides : color. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1985, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

  5. 1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981

    7 folders. 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips; 10 in.. 188 photographs : black and white, negatives. 120 slides : color. 14 photographic prints : black and white.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.