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Stanislovas Abromavičius
(1874 - 1955)



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Lived:Raseiniai reg., Šiluva a., Guodlaukis v. (later - Lydavėnai fm.)
Profesion:Farmer.
Records:In 1937 he recorded 14 dances, accompanied 4 songs. Also 10 dances he played together with his daughter Stanislava (by violin and kanklės).
  1. Dance "Šalabanas" (2.14) Fragment of the record (17 s)
  2. Dance "Mikita" (1.44)
  3. Dance "Skepetinė" (1.24) Fragment of the record (36 s)
  4. Dance "Kryžiokas" (1.35)
  5. Dance "Angelčikas" (2.17)
  6. Dance "Valčikas" (1.20)
  7. Dance "Kepurinė" (1.30)
  8. Dance "Padušečka" (1.51)
  9. Dance "Duje" (1.26)
  10. Dance "Avietėlė" (2.20)
  11. Polka "Gilių mergos durnos buvo" (1.22)
  12. Dance "Žvirblelis" (2.13)
  13. Dance "Suktinis" (0.54)
  14. Song-game "Vėjas pučia" (1.40) Fragment of the record (25 s) with Kotryna Abromavičienė (1894-?)(voice) Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968)(voice)
  15. Paulausko waltz Nr.1 (1.39) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968)(violin)
  16. Paulausko waltz Nr.2 (1.34) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968)(violin)
  17. Abromaičių waltz (1.24) Fragment of the record (21 s) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  18. Girls polka "Rudakikė" (1.27)with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  19. Abromaičių polka (1.24) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  20. Butkaus polka (1.42)with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  21. Valseriuko polka (1.22) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  22. Čialedino waltz (1.09) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  23. Wedding march (1.03) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
  24. Children dance "Zuikelis" (0.21) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (1921-1968) (violin)
Records from audio tape "Lithuanian folk music (part 1) - Kanklės".
Information:His kanklės are in the depository of ČDM Lt 2577 (see kanklės of Western Aukštaičiai and Žemaičiai)
Picture from:the archives of Professor M. Baltrėnienė.
More Pictures:
  1. Stanislovas Abromavičius (kanklės) with Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė (violin)
  2. Kotryna Abromavičienė, Stanislovas Abromavičius, Stanislova Abromavičiūtė - Varnauskienė


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