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Emily Solberg interviewed by Rob Willis in Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1481924
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Solberg, Emily, 1912-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2001 Nov. 13 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 57 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Emily Solberg sings folk songs and talks about her life in a rural community.

Solberg, born at Peak Hill (N.S.W.) recalls her family's background; her father's occupations- chaff cutter, driving steam engine to Baradine saw mill, sleeper cutter; her schooling in Carcoar (N.S.W.); family life in Baradine (N.S.W.); memories of the Depression years, such as camping out with her father to assist him with sleeper cutting; living conditions for families in the bush in the early part of 20th century; bush remedies; sleeper cutting camp 30 miles out in the Pilliga scrub; social activities, music and dancing of bush workers; tunes played, comparison to parties of today; games played in the bush (Pilliga); her father's violin and the songs he composed; family parties.

Partial contents
  • Singing: In the shade of the old apple tree
  • song about Aunty (unidentified)
  • song about a tram (unidentified)
  • fragment of Just in time
  • song about niece (unidentified)
  • song (unidentified- coupled the tram song about butcher, an uncle and dancing)
 
Notes

Recorded with Jim Low.

Recorded on Nov. 13, 2001 at Coonabarabran, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Solberg, Emily, 1912- -- Interviews.  |  Loggers -- New South Wales -- Economic conditions.  |  Loggers -- New South Wales -- Social conditions.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Baradine.  |  Folk dancing, Australian -- New South Wales -- Baradine.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Baradine.
Other authors/contributors Low, Jim, 1948-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer
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520 |aFolkloric recording. Emily Solberg sings folk songs and talks about her life in a rural community.
520 |aSolberg, born at Peak Hill (N.S.W.) recalls her family's background; her father's occupations- chaff cutter, driving steam engine to Baradine saw mill, sleeper cutter; her schooling in Carcoar (N.S.W.); family life in Baradine (N.S.W.); memories of the Depression years, such as camping out with her father to assist him with sleeper cutting; living conditions for families in the bush in the early part of 20th century; bush remedies; sleeper cutting camp 30 miles out in the Pilliga scrub; social activities, music and dancing of bush workers; tunes played, comparison to parties of today; games played in the bush (Pilliga); her father's violin and the songs he composed; family parties.
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650 0 |aFolk music|zNew South Wales|zBaradine.
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