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Alec Looker interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 222601
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Looker, Alec, 1907-, Performer
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research use and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1985 
1 sound cassette (ca. 28 min.) 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: Alec Looker plays the accordion and speaks of local history in Tubbamurra, N.S.W.; speaks of Teddy Lockyer, Walter Wesley and Jackson Knox; explains how he learned tunes; talks of his parents and his biography including his broken foot; speaks of winter time dances; his learning of music through the process of absorption; talks about step dance musicians; and Sam Looker.

Partial contents
  • Alec Looker, accordion music:
  • Waltz by Alec Looker
  • Varsoviana, Babes in the wood
  • Ring the bell watchman
  • Redwings
  • Jig, Bull in the ring.
 
Notes

Recorded in 1985, at Tubbamurra, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Looker, Alec, 1907- -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Tubbamurra -- Interviews.  |  Accordion music -- New South Wales -- Tubbamurra.
Occupation Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer
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506 |aWritten permission required for research use and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer.
518 |aRecorded in 1985, at Tubbamurra, N.S.W.
520 |aFolkloric recording: Alec Looker plays the accordion and speaks of local history in Tubbamurra, N.S.W.; speaks of Teddy Lockyer, Walter Wesley and Jackson Knox; explains how he learned tunes; talks of his parents and his biography including his broken foot; speaks of winter time dances; his learning of music through the process of absorption; talks about step dance musicians; and Sam Looker.
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830 0 |aBarry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.
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