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Dance music performed at the Port Phillip's Fok Music Festival by unknown performers in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2638162
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967 
1 tape reel (ca. 28 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • 1.'Soldier's joy', accordion
  • 2. 'Manchester galop', accordion, bush bass, mandolin
  • 3. Varsovienna 'Babes in the wood', accordion, bush bass, mandolin
  • 4. 'Alberts', 'Drover's dream', 'Ryebuck shearer,' 'Starry night for a ramble', accordion, lagerphone, bush bass, mandolin
  • 5. 'Berlin polka', 'So early in the morning', accordion, lagerphone, bush bass, mandolin
  • 6.'Brown jug polka', accordion, lagerphone, bush bass, mandolin
  • 7. 'Soldier's joy,' accordion, bush bass, mandolin
  • 8. Barn dance: 'Waltzing Matilda', 'Click go the shears', accordion, bush bass, mandolin
  • 9. 'Manchester Galop,' accordion, bush bass, mandolin
  • 10. 'Varsovienna', 'Babes in the wood,' accordion, bush bass, mandolin
 
Notes

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

Band leader might be Don Hall, and Shirley Andrews may be calling the dances, musicians are unknown.

Possibly recorded at the 1967 Port Phillip Folk Festival, Vic.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Folk dance music -- Australia.  |  Folk festivals -- Victoria.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria  |  Port Phillip Folk Music Festival (1967)

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