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Emily "Robbie" Hill and Alan Tetley interviewed by John Meredith and Rob Willis in the John Meredith folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1351322
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Hill, Robbie, 1905-1993, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1993 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 73 min.) 
Series

John Meredith folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Emily "Robbie" Hill: 1. Conversation: biodata including how she became a blacksmith's striker at age 7. 2. Song: Lone Pine battle. 3. Conversation: reminiscences. 4. Starry night for a ramble. 5. Jenny Lind's polka. 6. Waltz (learnt from Frank Haggers). 7. Ring the bell, watchman. 8. Varsovianna. 9. Polka. 10. Mockingbird Hill.
  • Alan Tetley: Conversation: biodata. 2. Mountain belle (schottische). 3. Ring the bell, watchman (schottische). 4. Two little girls in blue (waltz). 5. Conversation: discusses dance music. 6. Polka (learnt from his father). 7. Varsovianna (learnt from his father). 8. Clementine, part one (mazurka). 9. Coming through the rye (waltz in 3/4 time). 10. Northern lights of Aberdeen. 11. Irish washerwoman (jig). 12. Danube wave (waltz).
 
Notes

Emily "Robbie" Hill plays the button accordion.

Alan Tetley plays the piano-accordion

Recorded on 29 May 1993 in Bega. N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-201903841

Related Material Video recording of the interview with Robbie Hill; located at; National Library of Australia ORAL TRC 6936/15. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Hill, Robbie, 1905-1993 -- Interviews.  |  Tetley, Alan, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Bega.  |  Accordionists -- New South Wales -- Bega -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Bega -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Tetley, Alan, 1920-, Performer  |  Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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