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Neil Morrison and Penelope Grace perform in Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2397172
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Morrison, Neil, 1926-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2002 Nov. 23 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 118 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Wallaby Stew is an anthology of Australian poetry, songs and stories. It includes works by Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, C. J. Dennis, and others. The stories and songs are recited or sung by Neil Morrison supported by Penelope Grace on the fiddle.

Full contents
  • STORY: The songs they used to sing / Henry Lawson
  • SONG: Jim Jones / Anon.
  • POEMS: Old Botany Bay / Mary Gilmore
  • The death of Ben Hall / Anon.
  • SONGS:
  • Stir the wallaby stew / Cecil Poole
  • My old black billy / Edward Harrington
  • POEMS: An old master / C. J. Dennis
  • Out back / Henry Lawson
  • Fiddle on the wallaby / Penelope Grace
 
Biography/History

Neil Morrison has an extensive repertoire of Australian poems and ballads. He has a long association with amateur theatre as an actor and producer and has sung roles in amateur opera. He is a member of the Sydney University Graduate Choir.

Penelope Grace plays fiddle with the Cailidh Collective and leads the viola section of Waverly-Randwick Philharmonic Orchestra. She has a special interest in Australian history as recorded in song and verse.

Notes

Recorded by Rob Willis and John Harpley.

Program also available.

Recorded on Nov. 23, 2002 in Wongawilli Hall, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Lawson, Henry, 1867-1922 -- Musical settings.  |  Gilmore, Mary, Dame, 1865-1962 -- Musical settings.  |  Harrington, Edward, 1895-1966 -- Musical settings.  |  Dennis, C. J. (Clarence James), 1876-1938 -- Musical settings.  |  Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941 -- Musical settings.  |  Skuthorpe, Lance, 1870-1958 -- Musical settings.  |  Daley, Victor J. (Victor James), 1858-1905 -- Musical settings.  |  Australian poetry -- Musical settings.  |  Short stories, Australian -- Musical settings.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Harpley, John, 1948-, Interviewer  |  Grace, Penelope, Performer
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Stir the wallaby stew concert

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