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Simon McDonald plays fiddle [sound recording] / [collected by : Norm O'Connor]
Bib ID 1769637
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
McDonald, Simon, 1907-1968, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Open access. 
Description 1960 Sept. 11 
1 tape reel (ca. 55 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents Fiddle: 1. The girl I left behinde me, wearing of the green, Rule Britannia, 2. Starry night for ramble, played as a jig, Haste to the wedding, 3. Scottish tune, 4. Irish washerwoman, 5. Reel, 6. My love she's but a lassie yet (reel), 7. Frog potters, 8. Waltz, 9. The hair hung down to her shoulders, 10. Cuckoo waltz, brackett, 11. Waltz, brackett ; Singing: Poor Henry's on the wine, 12. Jones's ale, 13. Moreton Bay, 14. The apprentice boy, 15. The man who struck O'Hara ; Fiddle: 16. Waltzes, 17. The little shoe black, waltz, 18. Waltz, Singing: 19. The little shoe black, 20. Old man kangaroo, 21. The cruel slavery days ; Side 2. Poem: 1. The north hotel ; Singing: 2. Paddy Hegarty's britches, 3. The old bark hunt, 4. The man who struck O'Hara. 
Notes

A collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor, Pat O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

Lending copy: 1 cassette.

McDonald is accompanied when playing fiddle by Mrs James on piano.

Music, songs and recitation.

Preservation, working duplicate and cassette copies made.

Side 2 recorded in American Hotel, Creswick..

Transcript unavailable.

Recorded at Creswick Victoria on September 11, 1960.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Dance music - Australia.  |  Fiddle tunes - Australia.  |  Folk dance music - Australia.  |  Folk songs, English - Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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