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California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties



Mogatz Mirza, lament for Mogatz Mirza


Baboyan, Ruben J., performer.

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NOTES
LC romanized form of title: Mokats Mirza.

Yellow song check-list notes: "Told in the traditional narrative song style, starting high -- dropping pitch and volume at end of line."

Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals.

Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, 1939.

In Armenian.

Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Ruben J. Baboyan performing Armenian and Armeno-Turkish songs on April 16, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California.

SUBJECTS
Songs, Armenian--California--Fresno.
Armenian Americans--California--Fresno--Music.
Laments.
Ballads, Armenian.
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923--Songs and music.
Sound recordings.

RELATED NAMES
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, collector.
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)

MEDIUM
on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.

CALL NUMBER
AFC 1940/001: AFS 4236 B1

DIGITAL ID
afccc a4236b1

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