1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Songs, Aramaic.

  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.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, 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    Collection consists of Abraham Schwadron's correspondence (1975-1985), manuscript materials, published and unpublished music transcriptions of the songs, field recordings, and other materials from his research on "Chad Gadya" ("One Kid"), a Jewish song associated with Passover.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.