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Bill Byatt and Dawn Byatt interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4318756
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Byatt, Bill, 1919-2018, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2007 
2 sound files (ca. 122 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web. 

Summary

Folkloric recording. Bill Byatt was raised in the high country near Tumbarumba, N.S.W. and has a passion for the mountain country and its culture. He talks of his early life; music; learning to play the concertina; the remoteness of his childhood; issues that affect the ecology of his mountain country; Brumbies; National park management. Dawn Byatt talks about her early life; her training and career as a nursing sister. Both discuss their involvement with music, dance and the culture of the mountain area.

Notes

Recorded with Peter Ellis.

Summary accompanied by photographs.

Recorded on January 15, 2008 at Talbingo, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Byatt, Bill, 1919-2018 -- Interviews.  |  Byatt, Dawn, 1927- -- Interviews.  |  Wild horses -- New South Wales.  |  National parks and reserves -- New South Wales.  |  Mountain ecology -- New South Wales.  |  Tumbarumba (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Tumbarumba (N.S.W.) -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Byatt, Dawn, 1927-, Interviewee  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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