1985, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Gay Scott, Alan Scott and John Meredith interviewed by Anne O'Connor for the Transfer of Irish folk tradition to Australia collection [sound recording]. Scott, Gay, 1930-2013. (Interviewee)

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Physical Description
  • 5 sound tape reels (ca. 102 min.) : analog, 7 1/​2 ips, half track, mono. ; 5 in.
Published
  • 1985 May 10.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Gay Scott, Alan Scott and John Meredith interviewed by Anne O'Connor for the Transfer of Irish folk tradition to Australia collection.
Creator
  • Scott, Gay, 1930-2013. (Interviewee)
Other Creators
  • Meredith, John, 1920-2001. (Interviewee)
  • O'Connor, Anne. (Interviewer)
  • Scott, Alan, 1930-1995. (Interviewee)
Published
  • 1985 May 10.
Medium
  • [sound recording]
Physical Description
  • 5 sound tape reels (ca. 102 min.) : analog, 7 1/​2 ips, half track, mono. ; 5 in.
Series
Part Of
  • Transfer of Irish folk tradition to Australia collection
Subjects
Playing Time
  • 01hrs 42min 11sec
Summary
  • Subjects discussed include Gay Scott's Irish ancestry; superstitions; wedding traditions; children's rhymes about religion; Protestant Labor Party; mixed marriages; traditions relating to birth and pregnancy; funerary traditions; good and bad omens; New Year's Eve; Christmas and St. Patrick's Day celebrations; people of Irish descent John Meredith has recorded; and Irish influence upon Australian folksongs. Recording concludes on reel 9 with Alan Scott singing The Catalpa.
Notes
  • Part of a collection of recordings relating to the Irish contribution to Australian culture and cultural identity.
  • Recorded at Thirlmere, New South Wales on 10 May, 1985.
  • Digital master available ; National Library of Australia ; nla.obj-753698030.
Access Conditions
  • Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use from Gay Scott and Anne O'Connor.
Language
  • English
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