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Alice Doran interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1746331
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Doran, Alice, Performer
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research use and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1989 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 55 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: Alice Doran plays the accordion, piano, sings and discusses local history in the Armidale District; the Doran boys and Charlie O'Leary; violin players Ben Cherry, Roly Godley, Victor Cherry, concertina player Dot Tibbs and accordion player Stan Godley; talks of swimming horses accross river to attend dances at Watson's Creek; learning Watson's Creek waltz from the Hill boys; learning Mountain Belle schottische from Mrs Missen at Kingstown; talks of piano player Mrs Missen; and accordion and violin player Pearl Browning from Warrabah.

Partial contents
  • REEL 1, Alice Doran:
  • Watson's Creek waltz (accordion)
  • Waltz by Charlie Doran (fragment) (accordion)
  • Schottische by Victor Cherry (piano)
  • Schottische by Victor Cherry (accordion)
  • Schottische by Victor Cherry (repeat) (different accordion)
  • Barry McDonald:
  • Jig (unidentified) (accordion)
  • Alice Doran:
  • What'll you do if the billy boils over (singing)
 
Notes

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Doran, Alice -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Armidale -- Interviews.  |  Accordion music.  |  Piano music.  |  Armidale (N.S.W.) -- History.
Occupation Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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