4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Folk songs, German.

  1. Abraham A. Schwadron "Chad Gadya" collection, 1973-1985

    manuscripts: 28 folders.. sound recordings: 16 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.. sound recordings: 4 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. sound recording: 1 microcassette : analog.. sound recordings: 6 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic materials: 4 photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of Abraham Schwadron's correspondence (1975-1985), manuscript materials, published and unpublished music transcriptions of the songs, field recordings, and other materials from his research on "Chad Gadya" ("One Kid"), a Jewish song associated with Passover. It contains recordings and transcriptions of more than 160 versions of "Chad Gadya" and related songs from around the world. Some notes from and about Schwadron's informants include details about learning and transmission of the song. Four photographic prints document the donation of the collection to the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in 1988.

  2. German national music collection, 1846-1974

    approximately 1,500 items. 31 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The German National Music Collection primarily contains manuscript and published sheet music, songbooks, and lyric sheets related to and written for the German armed forces, with the largest majority of this material having been published during the period of the Third Reich (1933-1945).

  3. Don Yoder collection of tape and disc recordings

    381 items. 1 box (approximately 79 items). 77 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 92 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes. 128 sound cassettes : analog. 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm ; 6 in.. 2 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 1/2 in. x 5 in.. 1 photographic negative : black and white ; 3 in. x 1 1/2 in.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings made by professor Don Yoder to document various religious sects and religious and secular folk traditions primarily in Pennsylvania and in the northeastern United States. Included are recordings of Pennsylvania German conversation, interviews, hymns, prayers, church services including sermons, folk dance music, humorous songs, and folk festivals. Manuscripts include a few published articles by Don Yoder and various folk festival programs.

  4. Don Yoder collection of wire recordings

    2 slips of paper + 26 sound wire reel containers.. sound recordings: 33 sound wire reels : analog ; 3 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings of hymns and spirituals of Pennsylvania Dutch Evangelical United Brethren, United Christian, and Mennonite singers; humorous songs, secular folk songs, jokes, religious beliefs, tales, and conversations in Pennsylvania German; hymns, ballads, folk songs, tales, and ghost stories in English. Several interviews are about holidays, camp meetings, and traditional healing, including Sophia Bailer's discussion of Pennsylvania Dutch blessings for healing -- "brauche" -- also known as powwowing. Musical accompaniment includes guitar and fiddle for some recordings. One wire spool includes a radio broadcast from station WEEU of a program on "Pennsylvania Dutch folklore" presented by John B. Brendel.