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Kenneth Goldstein collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4651720
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access conditions vary. 
Description 1982, Dec. 10-1983, Jan. 3 
23 sound cassettes (ca. 1744 min.) 
Summary

This collection consists of recordings of interviews with and performances by folklorists living in New South Wales and Victoria. They perform recitations, folk music, folk songs, jokes and yarns.

Biography/History

These recordings were made by Kenneth S. Goldstein, an American folklorist, educator and author during a visit to Australia, Dec. 1982 and Jan. 1983. He was assisted by John Marshall, who has extensive knowledge and experience in recording oral history and folklife. Marshall went on to continue the project after Goldstein left Australia. Kel Watkins also assisted with several recordings.

Notes

Interviews conducted by Kenneth Goldstein, John Marshall and Kel Watkins.

Recorded between Dec. 10, 1982 and Jan. 3, 1983.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folklore.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.  |  Recitations.  |  Monologues.  |  Folklorists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Goldstein, Kenneth S., 1927- interviewer  |  Marshall, John, interviewer  |  Watkins, Kel, 1950- interviewer

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