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Bill Scott gives lecture 'Australian bush poetry - continuing tradition' at Moreton Bay Folk Festival in Queensland Folk Federation collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3107882
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Scott, Bill, 1923-2005, Speaker
 
Access Conditions Access open for research use; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the performer. Written permission also required for public use from the Queensland Folk Federation. 
Description 1973 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 94 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1/2 track, mono, long play ; 7 in. 
Series

Queensland Folk Federation collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Bill Scott sings ballads, recites bush poetry and speaks.

Full contents
  • Conversation: Ballad structure and stresses in verse
  • Singing: Queen Eleanor
  • Lord Thomas
  • Scarlet Town / Barbary Allen
  • Raggle taggle gypsies
  • There was an old woman in our town...
  • I'm tired of going blind...
  • Jim Jones
  • Poetry recitation: He's an old grey horse with his head bowed sadly...
  • The travelling post office (by A. B. Paterson)
 
Notes

Recorded on June 10, 1973 at Brisbane, Qld.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Folk poetry, Australian  |  Folklore -- Australia.  |  Folk festivals -- Queensland.
Other authors/contributors Queensland Folk Federation
Also Titled

Australian bush poetry lecture and Continuing tradition workshop presented by Bill Scott at the 1973 Moreton Bay Folk Festival

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