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Olive Hotham interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3288062
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Hotham, Olive, 1910-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2004 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 59 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording: Olive Hotham born in 1910, speaks about her childhood days and living conditions; her mother singing songs and playing the violin; her schooling and the impact of WWII on the family; playing the violin for old time dances. She plays some tunes from her early repertoire.

Partial contents
  • Music played on the violin: Amazing Grace
  • Waltz (unidentified)
  • Ring the bell watchman
  • Scottish tune (unidentified)
  • Ring the bell watchman (repeat)
  • Schottische (unidentified)
  • Auld lang syne
  • Amazing Grace
  • Scottish tune (unidentified)
  • Loch Lomond/Keel row.
 
Notes

Recorded with Roger Hargreaves and Olya Willis.

Recorded on July 30, 2004 at Bathurst, N.S.W.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-220938520

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Hotham, Olive, 1910- -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Bathurst -- Interviews.
Occupation Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Olya, Interviewer  |  Hargreaves, Roger, Interviewer

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