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Stan Treacy recorded by Chris Sullivan and John Meredith in the Chris Sullivan folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1960216
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Treacy, Stan, 1900-1990, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access to be determined. 
Description 1983 
4 tape reels (ca. 65 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 5 in. and 7 in. 
Series

Chris Sullivan folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Tape 111. Waltz, The broken down merry-go-round ; Treacy speaks of learning tunes in the Limerick district, learning to play ; Fiddle: Varsovienne; Mazurka, Clementine (Schottische), Ring the bell, watchman, First figure, set tune
  • Tape 112: Treacy speaks of his first violin, other violins he has owned ; Fiddle: 1910, Teddy bears picnic, for Canadian 3 step ; Treacy talks about step dancer, Teddy Creighton. Misery farm, One dozen roses, Irish washerwoman (Quick step) ; Fiddle: Jig (No. 2)
  • Tape 113. Starry night for a ramble, My father was a dutchman( waltz) Clementine ( waltz), Heel & Toe Polka, Little brown jug, After the ball, Daisy, Daisy, The old apple tree, When you and I were young, Maggie
  • Tape 114 :Old rustic bridge, Mountains of Mourne, Somewhere my love, Love is a beautiful song ; Chain waltz, Meredith plays Grand Old Duke of York ;
  • Jack's the lad, Sailors hornpipe repeated twice; Treacy speaks of step dancing and Teddy Creighton, a step dancer he knew ; Fiddle: The silver in my mother's hair. When clouds have vanished, Policeman's holiday, as schottische.
 
Notes

Recorded on 13 January 1983, at Crookwell, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Treacy, Stan, 1900-1990 -- Performances.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Crookwell -- Performances.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Crookwell.  |  Folk dance music -- New South Wales -- Crookwell.  |  Dance music -- New South Wales -- Crookwell.  |  Violin music.  |  Waltzes.  |  Polkas.  |  Piano music.
Occupation Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors Sullivan, Chris (Christopher Daniel), 1953-, Interviewer  |  Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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