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[Canada, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and U.S., Maine, 1961-1964] / collected by Edward D. Ives.
Date
1961
Main contributor
Ives, Edward D.
Summary
A large collection of folk songs, ballads and tales; composers include Joe Smith, John Calhoun, Joe Scott and Larry Gorman. Also included are fiddle tunes, clog dance music, poetry, harmonica music, and interviews with loggers and the performers.
Contributors
Underhill, Nicholas.; Walsh, Philip.; Price, Everett.; Duplessis, George.; Brown, James, 1883-; Smith, Joe.; Calhoun, John.; Scott, Joe, 1867-1918.; MacDonald, Wilmot, 1903-; Gorman, Lawrence, 1846-1917.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.
Subjects
Acadians; Loggers; Folk songs, English; Folk songs, French; Clog dance music; Tales; War songs; Ghost stories, Canadian; Sea songs; Folklore; Child ballads; Poetry; Fiddle music; Harmonica music
Locations
New Brunswick; Maritime Provinces; Maine
Collection
Archives of Traditional Music
Unit
Archives of Traditional Music
Languages
English; French
Physical Description
35 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 7 in. + documentation
Notes

Songs and tales.

Accompanied by a catalog of the tapes prepared by Ives.

Language Note

Spoken and sung in English and French.

Local Note

OT 773--807

MDPI

Performers

Nicholas Underhill, Philip Walsh, Everett Price, Wilmot MacDonald, George Duplessis, James Brown and other Canadian, Acadian and American performers.

Statement of Responsibility

collected by Edward D. Ives.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded by Ives from 1961-1964 primarily in the Miramichi Valley of New Brunswick; several tapes recorded on Prince Edward Island and in Maine.

Other Identifier
Catalog Key: 1395257