Comprises a group of field materials documenting Vartan S. Shapazian singing unaccompanied Armenian and Armeno-Turkish songs on October 30, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California.Recordings:
"Mr. Shapazian is from Harpoot [Harput] in Turkey. He attended the American missionary college there. In the U.S. since 1907. . . Mr. S. has learned most of his songs from published song collections."