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Chas Barber, Mrs. Winnett and David Finlay interviewed by John Meredith for the John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 57541
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Barber, Chas, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description [195-?] 
1 tape reel 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Chas Barber talks about being an eye witness to the shootings at a picnic-party by gunman, Claude Batson. Meredith and Finlay talk.

Partial contents
  • Mrs. Winnett plays the accordion: Varsovienna
  • David Finlay plays the Scottish bagpipes: The flowers of the forest
  • The mist covered mountain
  • a popular medley (Highland cradle song (slow march), Lochan side, Louden's bonny woods and braes, De'il among the tailors)
  • Finlay plays the pipe accompanied by the accordion: Highland cradle song
  • Liza's waltz
  • David Finlay plays the Scottish bagpipes: Glen Dural highlanders
  • The Rowan tree
  • The blue bells of Scotland.
 
Notes

Recorded in New South Wales.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214805630

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Barber, Chas -- Interviews.  |  Winnett, Mrs. -- Performances.  |  Finlay, David -- Performances.  |  Batson, Claude -- Anecdotes.  |  Bagpipe music.  |  Accordion music.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Folk dance music -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Winnett, Mrs, Performer  |  Finlay, David, Performer  |  Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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