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Eileen McCoy interviewed by John Meredith with Rob Willis in John Meredith folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1438303
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
McCoy, Eileen, 1917-2011, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1993 Jun. 1 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 90 min.) 
Series

John Meredith folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Eileen McCoy and husband Athol McCoy, folk musicians, play the fiddle and guitar.

Full contents
  • Conversation: 1. Bio. data
  • Music: 2. The Spanish (waltz; fiddle & guitar)
  • 3. On board (waltz)
  • 4. Take your boots off, Tom, and go to bed (varsovianna; learnt from Eileen's father)
  • 5. Polka mazurka
  • 6. Country waltz and bluebonnet (waltz)
  • 7. The midnight (waltz)
  • 8. The Mudgee (waltz; learnt from Alan Walsh with variations)
  • 9. The Irish washerwoman (jig)
  • 10. Unidentified title (set tune)
 
Notes

Athol McCoy was present during the interview.

Recorded on June 1, 1993 at Bega, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects McCoy, Eileen, 1917-2011 -- Interviews.  |  Guitar music.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Bega.  |  Violin music.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Bega -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001, interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944- interviewer

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