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Folkloric recording, Tom Widdup and his son Michael Widdup discuss rural life and recite folk poetry [sound recording] / recorded by, John Marshall
Bib ID 3116685
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Widdup, Tom, 1906-1995
 
Access Conditions Available for reference only. 
Description 1983 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 90 min.) 
Series

Recitations and monologues oral history project.

Summary

Tom and Michael Widdup speak about rural life and work. Tom recalls his early years as a shearer and the 1931 shearers strike in Queensland. Tom and Michael discuss poetry recitations and readings.

Full contents
  • TAPE Recitations: Outback (Michael)
  • The man from Ironbark (Michael)
  • Hay, hell and Booligal (Michael)
  • The passing of Gundagai (Michael)
  • Jim Carew (Michael)
  • The two devines (Michael)
  • unidentified poetry fragments
  • Prelude (Tom)
  • The bridle track (Tom)
  • unidentified poetry fragment
 
Notes

Recorded on May, 17 1983 at Mulwala, N.S.W.

Subjects Recitations.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.  |  Folklore - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Marshall, John  |  Widdup, Michael, 1947-

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