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Hugh McKenna and William M. MacLennan, Jean Conway interviewed by Emily Lyle in Scottish oral tradition in Australia [sound recording]
Bib ID 4227677
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
McKenna, Hugh, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use from Director of School of Scottish Studies. 
Description 1977 Mar. 23 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 50 min.) 
Series

Scottish oral tradition in Australia.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Hugh McKenna plays the accordion: The duchess tree (air)
  • The flower o the quern (air)
  • the music o spey (air)
  • William M. MacLennan plays the bagpipes: The high road to Gairloch (pipe march)
  • Ho ro my nut brown maiden (air)
  • The bonnie sweet lass of Canberra town, the Canberra lassies (air) [own composition]
  • MacKintosh's lament (pibroch) [fragment]
  • The road to the isles (air)
  • Hugh McKenna plays the accordion: Peter's peerie boat (jig)
  • My wife's a wanton wee thing (jig)
 
Notes

Recorded 23 March 1977 in Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects McKenna, Hugh -- Interviews.  |  MacLennan, W. M. (William Murdoch) -- Interviews.  |  Conway, Jean -- Interviews.  |  Folk songs, Scots -- Australia.  |  Folk dance music -- Scotland.  |  Scots -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Scottish Australians -- Interviews.  |  Immigrants -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Scotland -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors MacLennan, W. M. (William Murdoch), Interviewee  |  Conway, Jean, Interviewee  |  Lyle, Emily B. (Emily Buchanan), 1932-, Interviewer

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    ORAL TRC 494/51 (summary)
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