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Maria Puddu sings and recites rhymes in Italian for the Australian children's folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 680041
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Puddu, Maria
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. Acknowledgement to be made to Gwenda Davey. 
Description 1978 November 12 
1 tape reel (ca. 37 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. 
Summary

Folkloric recording. The Collection consists of traditional songs, music, rhymes and stories in several languages for young children selected by Gwenda Davey from original field recordings located at Museum Victoria.

Full contents
  • Discussion about bilingual teaching. Singing: Dieci Bambini Indiani (Ten little Indians)
  • Din Don, Domani Festa (Ding dong, tomorrow's a holiday)
  • Trotta Trotta, Cavallo di Legno (Trot, trot, wooden horse). Rhymes: La Dita-della Mano (finger play); Fra Michele Aveva un Gallo, (Brother Michael had a chook)
  • Giro Girotondo (Go round, go round (circle game)). Singing: Lucciola, Lucciola (Firefly, firefly)
  • Rinoceronte (Rhinoceros (ball bouncing game))
  • Ninna Nanna di Barberiono
  • E Arrivato L'Ambasciatore (The Ambassador has arrived (from Tuscany)). Discussion about collecting songs, etc. Singing: Madama Dore (circle game); Fra Martino (Brother Martin)
  • Giro Girotondo (circle game like Ring a Rosy)
  • Maramao (song about a cat). Rhymes: Apelle (tongue twister, or skipping/ball bouncing). Singing: Per Fare un Tavolo (To make a table). Rhymes: Foglia, Foglina (Leaf, little leaf)
  • Cinque, Sette, Trenta Tre (Five, seven, thirty-three! (skipping or ball bouncing))
 
Biography/History

Maria Puddu is originally from Sardinia.

Notes

Recorded in Melbourne, Victoria on 12 November 1978.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Items accompanied by translation or discussion in English.

Subjects Children's songs -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, Italian -- Australia.  |  Folk poetry, Italian -- Australia.  |  Children's poetry.  |  Italian Australians -- Games.  |  Italian Australians -- Folklore.
Other authors/contributors Davey, Gwenda, 1932-, Interviewer

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