Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection

Jimmy Power, talk about playing the fiddle

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    2CDR0010831 (copy of C1047/25)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob Davenport Archive

  • Recording locations

    London, England, UK

  • Performers

    unidentified (fiddle)

  • Recordist

    Tise, Edward

  • Speakers

    Power, Jimmy, 1918- (male)

  • Abstract

    London-Irish fiddle player Jimmy Power talks to John Tchalenko about how he learned to play fiddle; his association with fellow musician Reg Hall; playing at weddings and on television.

  • Description

    Item notes: Part of a fiddle lesson being taught by London-Irish fiddle player Jimmy Power, to a young girl [probably Kathleen Macmanaman]. Recorded for the film "The Boldon Lad: aspects of traditional music in working class Britain", directed by John Tchalenko (1980). Recording notes: Recorded with 50Hz crystal neopilot track (not audible on playback copy).

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