Alabama State Council on the Arts / Alabama Folklife Association Digital Audio Tape Field Recordings Collection

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SG036158-SG036160 (local)
1995 - 2006 (Inclusive dates)
Collection, 1995-2006, consisting of audio tapes featuring interviews, field recordings, musical performances, memorials, and religious ceremonies from across Alabama. Stephen Grauberger is responsible for a sizable amount of the recordings within this collection. Recordings of note include recordings of gospel groups, Primitive Baptist church services and funerals, White and African American Sacred Harp group sings, gospel and Sacred Harp conventions and meetings, and interviews with fiddle champions. 
Creator and/or Contributor
Grauberger, Stephen (creator), Griggs, Pauline Jackson (contributor), Warren, J. W. (contributor), McCall, J. W. (contributor), Bodiford, Calvin (contributor), Williams, Dewey (contributor), King, Sunny (contributor), Wyers, Smith (contributor), Wofford, Jimmy (contributor), Warner, J. W. (contributor), Williams, Junior (contributor), McCracken, Sam (contributor), King, Willie Earl (contributor), Casio, Eddie (contributor), Walthrop, Gary (contributor), Jackson, Japeth (contributor), Grove, Nancy (contributor), Berry, Joe (contributor), Glover Family (contributor), Mariachi Garibaldi (Musical group) (contributor), Thomas Sisters (contributor), Jackson, John (contributor)
Conditions Governing Access

Collection is currently closed for digitization work.

3 (cassette storage boxes)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Fiddlers (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Fiddling (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk art--Alabama (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Gospel music--Alabama (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Shape-note singing--Alabama (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Bluegrass music--Southern States (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Bluegrass musicians--Interviews (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Primitive Baptists--Alabama (Local)
Primitive Baptists--Hymns (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Sacred Harp Singers of Georgia and Alabama (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Four Eagle Gospel Singers (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Alabama Folklife Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Alabama State Council on the Arts (Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT))
digital audio tapes (Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT))
Preferred Citation
Alabama Folklife Association/Alabama State Council on the Arts Digital Audio Tape Field Recordings, State Government Records Collections, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History.
Related Entities:
Grauberger, Stephen (creator)