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John Meredith folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2687559
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use. 
Description 1953-1994 
582 items. 
Summary

Sound recordings and paper based records, including song transcripts, relating to performance of traditional Australian folk music, recitations, bush dance music, yarns and reminiscences. Paper based records include song transcripts and background notes.

Biography/History

John Meredith began recording bush music in 1953, continuing until 1994. He was a foundation member of the Bushwhackers. He was involved with the formation of the Bush Music Club and the Australian Folklore Society. He was the author of Folk Songs of Australia, volumes 1 and 2.

Notes

DCM record; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Index/Finding Aid Note Card file index to tape contents available. 
Subjects Folk dance music - Australia.  |  Folk music - Australia.  |  Folk songs, English - Australia.  |  Folklore - Australia.

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