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Harry McQueen performs dance music in the Harry McQueen folklore collection
Bib ID 7428121
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, performed music, audiocassette]
Author
McQueen, Harry, 1910-1994, performer, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access to be determined. 
Description 1986 August 21 
1 audio cassette (approximately 94 min.) : analog 
Series

Harry McQueen folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Harry McQueen talks about his grandfather Jim McQueen ; he talks how he learnt his material from Bill McGlashan ; technique used for playing the button accordion ; mentions other bush bands of the time . He speaks of one special annual event when the Guildford Orchestra would play for the annual Hospital Ball in Guilford ; comments about modern dance vs old barn dance.

Partial contents
  • Contents list varies on tape cover and tape label. Possible contents: Garibaldi
  • Money mask and frog puddles
  • Lancers
  • Lockwood Story
  • Yandoit Story. Tape notes ' Mention of L.Cowling.
 
Notes

Recorded on 21 August 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary not yet available. 
Subjects McQueen, Harry, 1910-1994 -- Interviews.  |  McQueen, Harry, 1910-1994 -- Performances.  |  Folk musicians -- Victoria -- Performances.  |  Accordion music -- Victoria.  |  Folk dance music -- Victoria.  |  Folk music -- Victoria.
Occupation Folk musicians.

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