Mary and Hartop Goshtigian performing Armenian music,
April 17, 1939
Sound recordings: In Armenian.
Comprises a group of field materials documenting Mary and Hartop
Goshtigian performing Armenian and Armeno-Turkish songs on April 17,
1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California.
Recordings include "Turkish-style Armenian city music" and Armenian
folk songs with vocals alone or accompanied by the oud and violin.
Biographical and historical notes:
Sidney Robertson Cowell refers to the oud as the "oude."
For more information see:
"Mr. and Mrs. Goshtigian are from Constantinople. She is an accomplished artist on the oude [oud] -- was thoroughly trained in music in Turkey."
For technical drawings of the oud made for this collection, search by using subject terms.
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