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Simon McDonald plays fiddle in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1769637
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
McDonald, Simon, 1907-1968, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1960 Sept. 11 
1 tape reel (ca. 42 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Simon McDonald plays fiddle

Full contents
  • Fiddle: 1. The girl I left behinde me, wearing of the green, Rule Britannia
  • 2. Starry night for ramble, played as a jig, Haste to the wedding
  • 3. Scottish tune
  • 4. Irish washerwoman
  • 5. Reel
  • 6. My love she's but a lassie yet (reel)
  • 7. Frog potters
  • 8. Waltz
  • 9. The hair hung down to her shoulders
  • 10. Cuckoo waltz, brackett
 
Notes

Collected by Norm O'Connor.

A collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor, Pat O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

McDonald is accompanied when playing fiddle by Mrs James on piano.

Side 2 recorded in American Hotel, Creswick.

Transcript unavailable.

Recorded at Creswick Victoria on September 11, 1960.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Dance music -- Australia.  |  Fiddle tunes -- Australia.  |  Folk dance music -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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