Recording Pioneers


Evgenia Eduardovna (née PAPRITS) LINEVA  (i)1854 - 1919 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Evgenia Eduardovna (née PAPRITS) LINEVA  (i)1854 - 1919

aka Evgenia E. Lineva, E. E. Lineva, Evgenia Lineva, E. Lineva
nationality Russian
occupation
birth 4 jan 1854, Brest-Litovsk, RUSSIA
baptism
death 24 Jan 1919, Moscow, RUSSIA
burial

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LIFE


A pioneering collector of songs from the Volga region who used the phonograph as early as 1894 [correct?- HS; should probably be 1897 / see Bailey article Percy Grainger]

Emigrated to England (1890-1892)
Then to America New York (1892-1896)
Returned to Russia in 1896
Recorded in 1901 in Cheropovets district of Novgorod province (financed by Charles R. Crane)
Recorded in Slovenia in 1913


NOTES

  • A Collection of Translations of Russian Folk Songs: E. E. Lineva's Visit to America (1892-1896) by James Bailey (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and Mikhail Lobanov (Russian Institute for the History of the Arts, RAN, St. Petersburg, Russia) (in: SEEFA Journal 1999, Vol. IV No. 1, pp. 24-34) online article
  • A Musical Tour in the Caucasus by Eugenia Lineva (online book JSTOR). Franz Steiner Verlag, 1912
  • Great Russian Songs with Traditional Harmony by Eugenia Lineva (St. Petersburg, 1904) 2 vols.
  • Russian Folk-songs as Sung by the People and Peasant Wedding Ceremonies in Northern and Central Russia. Chicago, 1893 (re-issued in USA for ca 12 euro)
  • Percy Grainger and the Impact of the Phonograph by Michael Yates (in: Folk Music Journal Vol. 4, No. 3 (1983) pp. 265-275) JSTOR online article


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