19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Folk dancing.

  1. Cooperative Recreation Service collection

    29,950 items ; 107 containers ; 42.5 linear feet. . sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. sound recordings: 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. manuscripts: 42 linear ft.. manuscripts: 29,947 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts and publications comprising the records of the Cooperative Recreation Service (Delaware, Ohio) and additions by subsequent owners, including World Around Songs, a division of Compassion Books, Inc. Includes correspondence with authors and collectors of songs and games; copyright and permission files; most of the original publications of the CRS; folders of individual folk dance and folk song titles pasted-up for publication; and master negatives of songs and games for publication. Genres include American and International folk songs, Contemporary songs, Humorous songs, Work songs, Carols, Rounds, Spirituals, Hymns, and Canons. Popular titles published by the Cooperative Recreation Service include: Handy play party book (1940, 1982); Work and sing: an international songbook (1944, 1948); Look away: 50 Negro folk songs (1960, 1963); Songs of all time (1946, 1957); African songs (1958); Songs of the wigwam (1955); Little book of carols (1960); One tune more: songs of America (1961); and Handy folklore (1955); among many others.

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  2. 1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980

    7 folders. 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips; 10 in.. 249 photographs : negatives, photographic prints, black and white, color ; various sizes.. 97 slides : color.. 2 videocassettes of 2 (U-Matic) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 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 Armenian music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

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  3. Gheorghe and Eugenia Popescu-Judetz collection, 1885-2010

    20069 items.. 23 linear ft. (57 boxes). 48 sound tape reels : analog, mono. ; 5 in.. 9 sound cassettes : analog.. 100 photographic prints : b&w.. 1 photographic print : col.. 1 film reel of 1 (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (86 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.. 5 videocassettes of 5 (Hi-8) : sd., col. ; 8 mm.. 1 plaque.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    An ethnographic field collection of manuscript materials, graphic images, sound recordings, and moving images that document, for the most part, Romanian folk dance and music as well as costume, ritual, and customs. Music arrangements, choreographic diagrams, photographs, and programs document activities of the state dance companies, the Ciocîrlia and Perinitza Ensembles. Oral history interviews with the donor recorded in 1995 complement the materials. Manuscript material includes music arrangements, music transcriptions, dance notation, field notes, choreographic diagrams, ethnographies, dance indexes, analyses of meter and rhythm, and maps of dance distribution. Collection includes more than 2,000 notated folk dance variants, more than 3,200 audio-recorded melodies and approximately 4,000 notated dance melodies. The dance notation in this collection is a unique form developed by Gheorghe Popescu-Judetz to record Romanian folk dance.

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  4. Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection, 1982-1986

    18990 items ; 24 boxes ; 9.6 linear feet.. 25 boxes.. 299 sound cassettes : analog.. 60 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1130 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 9072 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm.. 1 videocassette (UCA 30) ; 3/4 in.. 4 reels : black and white.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of field notes, interviews, curriculum materials, sound recordings, photographs, and one videorecording resulting from a survey conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress in 1982 which documented 23 ethnic schools in the United States. Fieldwork was conducted at various locations including: Armenian school in Watertown, Massachusetts; Cambodian school in Houston, Texas; Chinese school in San Antonio, Texas; Czech school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dutch school in Pella, Iowa; German-Russian school in Strasburg, North Dakota; Greek school in Birmingham, Alabama; Greek school in Buffalo, New York; Hebrew school in Nashville, Tennessee; Hungarian school in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Hupa language school in Hoopa Valley, California; Islamic school in Seattle, Washington; Japanese school in Los Angeles, California; Korean school in Silver Spring, Maryland; Latvian school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lebanese school in Birmingham, Alabama; Polish school in Chicago, Illinois; Portuguese school in Taunton, Massachusetts; Turkish school in New York, N.Y.; Ukrainian school in Woonsocket, Rhode Island; and the East Harlem Music School in New York, N.Y.

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  5. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, 1976-1981

    approximately 14,756 items.. 20.75 linear feet.. 269 folders in 14 containers. . 99 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. and stereo. ; 7 in. . 245 sound cassettes : analog. . 3,757 slides : color ; 35 mm. . 10,182 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. . 202 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. . 2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in. . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts needs in a number of Chicago's ethnic communities. Materials from post-project activities such as workshops in the ethnic communities and a traveling photographic exhibit by Jonas Dovydenas are also included.

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  6. 1993 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1993

    8 folders.. 6 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1/2 ips, stereo; 10 inch.. 8 audiocassettes : analog.. 3 photographs : negatives, black and white, color ; various sizes.. 132 slides : color.. 28 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 6 videocassettes (VHS): color.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of North Indian Bengali music; Jamaican music; African American gospel quartets and choral music; Irish folk dance and music; bluegrass music; African American hand dancing; and Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1993.

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  7. 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992

    8 folders in 2 boxes (1 linear foot).. 7 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 10 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 7 in.. 3 sound cassettes (270 minutes): analog.. 41 negatives; black and white.. 28 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8x10 in. and smaller.. 49 slides : color. 516 photographs: on 23 contact sheets, black and white.. 7 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 inch.. 1 computer disk; 3 1⁄2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1992, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Some concerts were recorded for broadcast on WAMU-FM, hosted by Dick Spottswood. Manuscripts include some correspondence and program flyers autographed by the performers.

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  8. 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.

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  9. 1989 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1989

    10 folders. 12 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.. 2 sound tape reels : analog, 15 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.. 3 sound cassettes : analog.. 112 photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller.. 108 color slides.. 95 photographs : negatives, black and white ; various sizes. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of French-Canadian music and dance, Polish-style polka, old-time bluegrass music, Bengali music, bluegrass music, vallenato-style Colombian music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

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  10. 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.

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