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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 195. Domestic recording of radio broadcasts and field recording of speech and singing [sound recording] / [various performers]

Sound Recording
CID:
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • Non-commercial Sound Recordings room. Hugh Shields collection boxes
Creation Location:
    • Recorded by Hugh Shields while on holiday in Clogherhead, Co. Louth, from Ann Clarke of Drogheda and her brother [Brian?], August 1966[ [tracks A4–18]
    • Recorded by Hugh Shields from members of a Termonfeckin family, in Newtown cottages, Termonfeckin Co Louth in August 1966. [The ‘old man’ was possibly John McDowell, a native of Cavan.] [tracks A19–24]
    • Recorded by Hugh Shields on a farm in Clogherhead in August 1966 [tracks A25–26]
    • Domestic recordings of BBC radio 3 programmes [tracks A1–3, 27–28, B1–3, 12–13]
    • Recorded by Hugh Shields from Tommy Reynolds and his wife, Kilwarlin, Co Down, April 1967 [tracks B4–10]
Creation Date:
    • August 1966
    • April 1967
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6122
Creator:
    • Clarke, Ann, speech in English, singing in English
    • Clarke, [Brian], speech in English, singing in English
    • [unidentified performers], vocal music
    • [unidentified performers], instrumental music
    • [unidentified performers], singing in English
    • Reynolds, Mrs. Tommy., speech in English
    • Reynolds, Tommy, speech in English
    • Shields, Hugh, speech in English
    • Holloway, John, speech in English
Track A:

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    1. Three sisters by Anton Chekov, played in Russian by members of the Moscow Art Theatre, act 4 uncut [domestic recording of BBC 3 radio [re]-broadcast of 26 August 1966]
    2. The songs and poems of Bulat Okudzhava. Programme featuring one of Russia’s most popular singer-songwriters [domestic recording of BBC 3 radio broadcast of 27 January 1966]
    3. Music in Spain in the16th and 17th centuries, performed by the Ambrosian Consort (the fourth of a series of programmes of music of the Spanish Renaissance) [domestic recording of BBC 3 radio broadcast of 28 January 1966] 
    4. Pounds, shillings and pence, rhyme / Kitty Shields, speech in English 
    5. Little Minnie, rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English
    6. On the mountains, Caly Daly, song / Ann Clarke, singing in English
    7. Frère Jacques, song / Ann Clarke, singing in English
    8. Around and around goes the alley-alley ship, rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English
    9. Oh I’m a little Dutch girl, song / Ann Clarke, singing in English
    10. I saw teacher, rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English
    11. Teddy bear, teddy bear, rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English
    12. Rising of the moon, song / [Brian] Clarke, singing in English
    13. Dan, Dan, the funny wee man, rhyme / [Brian] Clarke, speech in English
    14. Dan, Dan, the funny wee man, rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English ; [Brian] Clarke, speech in English
    15. Paddy on the railway, rhyme / [Michael Shields], speech in English
    16. Paddy on the railway, rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English
    17. Paddy on the railway, rhyme, unidentified performer, speech in English
    18. 18) Farewell shout, speech [shouted] rhyme / Ann Clarke, speech in English ; [Brian] Clarke, speech in English [end of the recording session ]
    19. The Boston burglar (‘In Boston I was born in that city yous all know well...’), song / [‘old man’], singing in English
    20. Bold Robert Emmet (‘The struggle is over and our boys are defeated...’), song / [‘old man’], singing in English
    21. The homes of Donegal   ‘I just called in to see you all, I’ll only stay a while...’). song [incomplete] [daughter of ‘old man’?], singing in English 
    22. I’ll take you home again, Kathleen, song / [grand-daughter of ‘old man’?]), singing in English
    23. Shamrock and rose (‘There is a dear spot in old Ireland...’), song [‘old man’], singing in English
    24. Yellow submarine, etc., song [intespersed with speech], unidentified infant, singing in English, speech in English [end of the recording session ]
    25. Talk about the song ‘Bonny bonny lass’ with snatches of song / unidentified woman, speech in English
    26. Bonny bonny lass [= Yonder stands a lovely creature] (‘Bonny bonny lass, I come for to court you...’), song [fragments, interpersed with speech] song / unidentified woman, speech in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English[end of the recording session ]
    27. Three medieval music dramas: ‘Planctus Mariae’; ‘Visitatio Sepulchri’;  Perigrinus [The journey to Emmeus]’, edited and presented by W.L. Smoldon, performed by the choir of Guildford Cathedral with soloists. Instruments are organ, celtic harp (played by Mary Rowland) and chime bells.[Domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast, 6 August 1966]
    28. Medieval music performed by the Jaye consort with Gerald English, tenor [domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast, 13 August 1966]
Track B:
    1. Folk music from Ethiopia. Jean Jennings introduces some folk music that she recorded, including som examples of folk polyphony [domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast 24 January 1966]
    2. Music from Formosa by John Levy. Second of two programmes: Taiwanese music, with examples of aboriginal and Chinese folk song, some Buddhist rites and instrumental music from Shantung [domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast 16 March 1966]
    3. Flamenco. The first of two programmes on the techniques of Flamenco, discussed by Dr Alec Martinez and Neil Bruce [domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast 12 August 1966]
    4. [Talk about the song ‘The shooting of his dear’ / ‘Molly Ban Lavery’ and its author Pat Reynolds, the Lavery and Reynolds families of Kilwarlin, the historical background of the song, whether the Willy Reynolds who shot his dear was a brother or relative of Pat Reynolds, etc.] speech / Mrs Tommy. Reynolds, speech in English ; Tommy Reynolds (aged 50), speech in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English
    5. [Talk about the song ‘The bogs of Kilwarlin’ in the county of Down’], speech / Tommy. Reynolds, speech in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English
    6. [The Lagan canal], recitation / Tommy Reynolds, speech in English [copied from 2117]
    7. [The Lagan Canal] (’Twas on the third of August the day that we set sail’...), song / Tommy. Reynolds, singing in English [copied from 2117]
    8. Spoken words of the song ‘Letitia still works at the treadles’, speech / Tommy Reynolds, speech in English [copied from 2117]
    9. (‘Letitia still works at the treadles,.and Hewdie still buys an odd calf, Ernie he works at Bog Walsh’s carrying the mail off the loft...’), song / Tommy Reynolds, speech in English, singing in English [copied from 2117]
    10.  Talk about a song composed by local man James Canavan of Kilwarlin, and recitation of the song (‘My name is Marcas Heaney I am a buider’s son and I’m the very boy that knows how building shoud be done, I’m deeply in a contract now and I never shall fulfill, I’m in love with Annie Kearney...], speech / Tommy Reynolds, speech in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English [copied from 2117]
    11. Come all you young men and maidens, presented by John Holloway. Part one (of three) : ‘The world of the ballads’ [domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast 18 March 1970]
    12.  Come all you young men and maidens, presented by John Holloway. Part two (of three) : ‘Broadside verse traditions’ [domestic recording of BBC 3rd programme radio broadcast 25 March 1970]
Physical Description:
    • 1 sound reel-to-reel: analog, mono + no inserts
Running Time:
    • 5hrs, 24mins
Commercial Y/N:
  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
Language:
Collection Title:
 
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