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John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 4555668
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001, interviewer, recordist
 
Access Conditions Access to be determined. 
Description 1953-1961 
31 sound tape reels (ca. 1650 min.) 
Biography/History

John Meredith began recording bush music in 1953, continuing until 1994. He was a foundation member of the Bushwhackers. He was involved with the formation of the Bush Music Club and the Australian Folklore Society. He was the author of Folk Songs of Australia, volumes 1 and 2.

Notes

The recordings were made in Sydney, surrounding suburbs and regions. Also in Mudgee, Gulgong, the Blue Mountains, Teralba, Ulan, Wallerawang, Womberal, Lithgow, Holbrook and other areas in New South Wales. Recordings were also made in Western Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Some recordings were a result of exchanges made with other collectors.

Recorded between 1953 and 1961.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Folk songs of Australia and the men and women who sang them / John Meredith and Hugh Anderson. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1968, c1967.

Subjects Meredith, John, 1920-2001. Folk songs of Australia and the men and women who sang them.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folklore -- Australia.  |  Folk dance music -- Australia.  |  Folk music -- Australia.
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