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Manx Folk Life Survey recording mainly of music and singing

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Date(s): 1950-08-30

Creator(s): Manx Museum

Scope & Content: Track 1: Man lists names, family and occupations of many residents in Foxdale and Castletown. 25 min. 26 sec. to 1 hr. 1min. 38 sec. there are various musical recordings, solo and ensemble, mainly classical. 1 hr. 2 min. 0 ssec. a man recites a rude limerick. Then a man sings 'Nearer My God to Thee' and a group of men sing 'We have an Anchor'.

Track 2: various musical recordings followed by a short indistinct conversation; woman recites part of a poem; music resumes interspersed with short silences. At the very end of the recording a man talks briefly about Scarlett, Isle of Man.

Administration / Biographical History: This recording was made for the Manx Folk Life Survey.

Language: English

Extent: 2 hr. 8 min. 6 sec.

Item name: magnetic recording tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 0076

Access conditions: All reasonable attempt has been made by Manx National Heritage to trace and request permission (where needed) from the copyright holder(s) in this sound recording. If however you think you are a rights holder then please contact Manx National Heritage.

Subject tags : #UOSH


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